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Jordyn Grubisic
Jordyn Grubisic
Jordyn Grubisic is a senior journalist for the North Central Review primarily covering politics at all levels and sport with a particular interest in basketball. Since 2019 she has worked for several publications across Victoria including most recently at the Alexandra Standard and Yea Chronicle. She is always keen to hear from local community members about issues they face and has an interest in crime and court reporting.

The Broadford netballers lost to Powelltown on Saturday 26 to 49.

Powelltown took the lead in the first quarter up 13 to six.

Competitive efforts from the Kangaroos saw them with nine goals but 10 from Powelltown kept them comfortably ahead.

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Out of the half, Powelltown’s eight-point lead extended to 14 as Broadford’s scoring slowed, and the Kangaroo’s couldn’t catch them in the fourth going down by 23 points.

Toni Bootland, Megan Berger and Renee Sari, with 11 goals, were best players for Broadford.

Broadford will host Yarra Junction at home this Saturday.

Football

It was a tough day in the office for Broadford seniors going down 2.9 (21) to Powelltown 20.16 (136).

Broadford were scoreless in the first quarter while Powelltown started off strong with 57 points.

In the second quarter, Powelltown extended their lead by 79-points as the Kangaroos finally got on the scoreboard with five points.

Coming out of the half Broadford had another scoreless quarter as Powelltown kept up their momentum adding another five goals to the scoreboard.

Two goals in the fourth quarter by vice-captain Joshua Delaney and Zach Neilson were too-little- too-late for the Kangaroos as they lost by 115 points.

Best players for Broadford included Liam Lucas, Joshua Delaney and Lachlan Phillips.

Broadford have a home game this Saturday against Yarra Junction.

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