Under heavy skies, Busselton outlasted Carey Park at Kelly Park on Saturday night, to with their round eight clash in the South West Football League.
Carey Park started quickly kicking three goals in the opening six minutes, before Busselton returned fire, with three of their own in equally
quick time, before the Magpies took a 9 point lead into the opening break.
In a dour second quarter, Carey Park would kick the only goal to cut the margin to four points at the major break. After half time Busselton would take control kicking five goals to two, to defeat the home team by 25 points. Mitch Tenardi and Nathan Arbon played solid matches for the victors, while Jeffrey Carter and Riese Wilkey were amongst the Panthers best players.
Carey Park will travel to take on Collie in a crucial clash on Sunday, while Carey Park will travel to Gloucester Park on Saturday to play Augusta Margaret River.
Busselton 4.3-27 4.6-30 6.8-44 9.9-63
Carey Park 3.0-18 4.2-26 5.2-32 6.2-38
Goals: Busselton – Jaxon East 2, Aidan Fraser 2, Mitch Howlett 2, Mitch Tenardi 1, Liam Creighton 1, Kester Decke 1. Carey Park – Les Wallam 2, Riese Wilkey 2, Aaron Holmes 1, Jeffrey Carter 1.
Best: Busselton – Mitch Tenardi, Nathan Arbon, Jacob Ness, Jon Meadmore, Ethan Bowman, Kester Decke. Carey Park – Jeffrey Carter, Riese Wilkey, Les Wallam, Aaron Holmes, Jamahl Mulholland, Jake Thurston
Ground: Kelly Park
Umpires: Matthew Stewart, Daniel Ebert