Under-18 Match Report Round 9: South vs Glenelg
Under-18 Match Report
South Adelaide vs Glenelg
Round 9 - Flinders University Stadium - 22/08/20
Goals: Nye 3, Brown, Hoeck 2, Cook, Spicer, Hamilton
Best: Clifton, Draper, Spacie, Brown, Little, Nye
South Adelaide Under-18s continue their winning ways with a 23-point victory over Glenelg at Flinders University Stadium.
The Panthers piled on five goals to one during the opening half to help set up the 10.8 (68) to 7.3 (45) win.
Impressive for the Panthers was Max Clifton with team-high 28 touches, while Arlo Draper racked up a total of 26 disposals and ten clearances.
Despite playing in tough conditions, South Adelaide jumped out of the box early with two goals in just the opening four minutes of the match. However, these would prove to be the only goals of the termand the Panthers entered the first break with a promising 2.3 (15) to 0.1 (1) lead.
The Tigers got things going early during the second term as they managed their first goal of the match at the sixth minute mark. But after this, the remainder of the quarter would prove to be the Panthers with both Dylan Brown and Liam Nye booting their second goals of the match as South Adelaide threatened to run away with the match.
Coming out after the main break with a 5.4 (34) to 1.1 (7) lead, the Panthers continued on with their momentum during the opening minutes of the third termas Hugo Hoeck managed his second goal of the game, and Phoenix Spicer also hit the scoreboard with his first goal of the day.
However, the Tigers would threaten to claw themselves back into the matchwith Glenelg's Jayden Davies booting three goals in just three minutes. But even with this tremendous feat, the Panthers still held a strong 8.7 (55) to 6.1 (37) lead at the final change.
With most of the hard work done, South Adelaide sailed home during the final term to claim the 10.8 (68) to 7.3 (45) win.
South Adelaide Under-18s will now travel to X Convenience Oval to face Central District on Saturday August 29, from 11:30am.
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