Maryborough narrowly draws with Kyneton

Maryborough goal keeper Bella Westbrook passes out of defence during the weekendʼs tough battle with Kyneton which ended in a draw.

Maryborough knew the battle with Kyneton would be tough, but it couldn’t have predicted the 50-all draw that resulted on Saturday afternoon.

The Pies claimed a narrow 17-13 lead over the Tigers at the end of the first quarter, starting the match in great form.

Kyneton was hungry for victory after a tough loss the round before and came back in the second with ferocity, shooting 15 goals while keeping Maryborough to 10 and holding a one-goal lead at the halftime whistle.

The Magpies knew they had to regain control before their competitors got too far in front,

outscoring Kyneton 13-11 in the crucial third quarter, similarly taking a wafer thin one-goal lead into the final term.

For more on this story see Page 21 of The Advertiser, Tuesday, June 4

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