Clean sweep for rampaging City

Steve GibsonBusselton Dunsborough Times
Talented City striker Ariana Dawson evades the Australind keeper to score one of her three goals on Saturday
Camera IconTalented City striker Ariana Dawson evades the Australind keeper to score one of her three goals on Saturday Credit: Strive South West

There were celebrations in the Busselton City clubrooms last Sunday after the club’s five teams all scored convincing victories against Australind.

The Sportspower Premier and Reserves women’s teams remain unbeaten after winning 6-0 and 4-0, respectively.

In the Premier League game, Australind proved to be a hard opponent to break down, but Busselton’s ability to find time and space on the ball led to a hat-trick from Ariana Dawson and goals to Siobhan Longmore, Claudia Duane and Asha McClurg.

The Reserves match was tougher and required formidable defending by Molly Hawkins and Claire Marchand-Jones.

Chelsea Braam and Therese Charlton scored, while Danielle Paull netted a brace, with teenage midfielder Jess Gordon working tirelessly all match.

Despite a scoreless first half, CMI Busselton City men enjoyed a comfortable 4-0 win.

Defender Jack Garnham nodded home on the hour while midfielders Craig Barker and Rich Amey both scored.

Despite long periods of possession, Rob Seia scored the only goal of the men’s reserves game.

For the second successive week the Woody Nook division two side found the back of the net seven times. Busselton stormed to a two-goal lead through Martin Ryan and the promising Harry Moon.

Australind reduced the arrears through a penalty before further goals to Ryan (three), Moon and Sam Njenja ensured a comprehensive 7-1 win.

Phil Redding, Patrice Doxford and Romaine Trouve all impressed with some uncompromising defending.

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