Western United score 103-point win

Far West football

Western United scored another 100+ point win while Koonibba edged out Blues by less than a goal in Far West football at the weekend.

The Tigers, fresh off a 181-point win against the Blues travelled to Thevenard to face the Magpies who were coming off a 33-point loss to Koonibba.

Thevenard struck first with the first two goals of the game, through Robin Saunders and Dom Denton but after about three minutes Westies got their first major through Tyler Mahar.

Two goals from star forward Jarden Stoetzer and one from Tyler Dunn put Westies up by 14-points at quarter time.

The Tigers began to pull away in the second quarter, kicking the first five goals including another two from Stoetzer until Thevenard finally scored a major through Taij Kaehne.

Saunders would kick one more for Thevenard, which would be their last goal of the game, with Westies leading by 38 points at half time.

Westies attack overwhelmed Thevenard in the third quarter, Stoetzer scored his fifth goal while the Magpies were kept to two behinds.

Goals from Jesse Chandler, who had another stand out game, Tyler Dunn and another two from Stoetzer gave the Tigers a 70-point lead at three quarter time.

It was more of the same in the final quarter as the Tigers finished with another five goal quarter.

Stoetzer kicked another two goals to finish with an impressive bag of nine, while Tom Woods also kicked two.

Thevenard were again kept to two behinds for the quarter as Westies ran away to a 103-point win, 20.13 (133) to the Magpies 4.6 (30).

Meanwhile at the Far West Aboriginal Sporting Complex Koonibba hosted a determined Blues team.

The Blues got the jump in the first quarter, dominating the inside 50s to score four goals but would rue the seven behinds also scored.

The Roosters were kept to just one goal to trail by 25-points at quarter time.

Koonibba picked up the pace in the second quarter, starting to set up shots on goal and scoring three goals from six scoring shots.

The Blues had four shots in front of goal but only converted one major to hold on to a 13-point lead at half time.

Both teams showed great defensive pressure in the second half but Koonibba dominated inside 50s in the third quarter, though only converted two goals from seven scoring opportunities.

The Blues were kept to one goal and one behind as they held a slim three-point lead at the final break.

The two teams kept scoring shots from materialising in the final quarter as Blues tried to hold on to its slim lead but finally Koonibba scored the one goal it needed to get the three-point win, 7.8 (50) to 6.11 (47).

Tory Ware and Edwin Gray top scored for Koonibba with two goals while Blues' Dion Paues also kicked two.

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