Brisbane North, Gold Coast North and Gold Coast South all scored wins in the KooGa Under 16 Queensland State Academy Championships which kicked off at Yeronga yesterday.
2012 Champions Brisbane North proved they will again be a force to be reckoned with a 131-point win over Brisbane South East.
A 4-goal third-quarter saw Gold Coast North set up a comfortable 31-point win against Brisbane West while the final match of the day proved a thriller, with Gold Coast South nudging out the Sunshine Coast by 5-points.
Day 2 of the championships will see KickStart take on North Queensland at 1pm on Wednesday May 1 at Yeronga.
Day 1 Results
Brisbane North vs. Brisbane South
Goal Kickers: Mitchell Crawley 2, Adam Tipungwuti 3, Charlie Driffield 1, Brandon McClune 2, Callum Royal 1, Corey Wagner 2, Jayden McDonald 3, Jordan Maynard 2, Alex Barnes 3, Connor Stackleberg 1, Liam Richardson 1, Joseph Brechbuhl 1,
Best Players: Corey Wagner, Adam Tpungwuti, Brandon Perkins, Charlie Driffield, Brandon McClune, Joshua Elmslie
Brisbane South East
Goal Kickers: Hayden Bray 1, Ben Keays 1, Best Players-Ben Keays, Anthony Zamaigas, David Yabsley, Max Quigley, Dan Valetic
1stQ BN 4.6.24 BSE0.2.2
2nd BN 9.8.62 BSE 1.4 10
3rd BN 16.12.107 BSE 1.4.10
Final BN22.16.148 BSE 2.5.17
Brisbane West vs. Gold Coast North
Goal Kickers: Oliver Ritchie 1, Wylie Buzza 1, Connor Green 1, John Mason 2, Luke Penberthy 1, Robert Pettis 1, Liam Reynolds 1
Best Players: Ziggy Schroder, Luke Penberthy, Johnathon Macanawai, Grant Jenning, John Mason
Gold Coast North
Goal Kickers: Lachlan Anderson 3, Chevy Palmer 2, Luke Reynolds 2, Reece Groves 2, Riley Watters, Rory Maloney 1
Best players: Dominic McEwan, Reece Groves, Rory Maloney, Clay Cox, Lachie Anderson, Dyson Budarick, Chevy Palmer
1st Q BW 3.3.21 GCN 1.4.10
2ND GCN 5.8.38 BW 5.3.33
3rd GCN 9.11.65 BW 6.3. 39
Final GCN 11.16. 82 BW 8.3.51
Gold Coast South vs. Sunshine Coast
Gold Coast South
Goal Kickers: David King 2, Kurt Skuse 5, Dylan Lancaster 4, Ryan Adams 1
Best Players Max Spencer, Kurt Skuse, Ethan Reeves, Dylan Lancaster, Jack O’Shea.
Goal Kickers Dylan Menti 2, Soul Cormick 1, Harry Ambrutis 3, Ben Glover 2, Eric Hipwood 1, Daniel Osbeyer 1
Best Players:Calem Volker, Soul Cormick, Brenton Philip, Gareth Hunt, Harry Ambrutis
1st Q GCS 3.2.20 SC 2.2.14
2nd GCS 6.2.38 SC 3.4. 22
3rd GCS 9.3.57 SC 6.5.41
Final GCS 12.3.75 SC 10.10.70