Pumas knock off Woorndoo-Mortlake on way to finals | Mininera and District Football League

Billy Laurie was named the Pumas' best on ground in the win. Picture: Peter Pickering
Billy Laurie was named the Pumas' best on ground in the win. Picture: Peter Pickering

Moyston-Willaura have all but guaranteed itself a spot in the finals after a 68-point win against Woorndoo-Mortlake at Woorndoo on Saturday.

The Pumas had a stunning first quarter, kicking eight goals from nine scoring opportunities in the round 12 match.

The home team had no answers with the visitors continuing the onslaught after the quarter time break.

The Pumas added another five majors to their tally while the Tigers double their tally to go into the main break trailing by 49 points.

The home team came out of the rooms after the long break energised and it showed on the field.

The Tigers matched the Pumas for most of the third term and scored three goals to one to reduce the margin to 39 points at three quarter time.

The final term was a high-scoring encounter with 12 goals scored.

The Pumas had their best attacking quarter, scoring eight goals to the Tigers’ four to eventually finish the match as winners 22.14.146 to 11.12.78.

Daniel Guinane starred for the visitors slotting seven goals to lead the Pumas’ goalkicking while Billy Laurie continued his strong debut season with another best on ground performance for Moyston-Willaura.

The win means the Pumas finish the round in second place, one win off top spot and three wins clear of Wickliffe-Lake Bolac in third position with five regular season games remaining before the finals start.

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