SOUTH Fremantle soared further clear on top of the WAFL Reserves after an 11-goal third quarter on Saturday while East Fremantle also opened a gap on top of the REDiMED Colts following a draw between Peel Thunder and Swan Districts.
The Round 9 reserves results on Saturday saw East Fremantle beat East Perth 11.12 (78) to 10.12 (72) at East Fremantle Oval, Swan Districts defeat Peel Thunder 23.12 (150) to 3.7 (25) at Bendigo Bank Stadium, Claremont down Perth 15.14 (104) to 12.5 (77) at Fremantle Community Bank Oval and South Fremantle prevail over Subiaco 18.9 (117) to 14.4 (88) at Leederville Oval.
South Fremantle remains clear on top of the reserves ladder with a 7-1 record ahead of Claremont (5-3), Perth (5-3), East Fremantle (4-3) and Swan Districts (3-5).
West Perth (3-4) is just outside the top five followed by Subiaco (3-5), Peel Thunder (3-5) and East Perth (2-6).
The REDiMED Colts results saw East Fremantle beat East Perth 15.9 (99) to 7.9 (51), Peel Thunder and Swan Districts draw with 9.9 (63) apiece, Claremont defeat Perth 12.19 (91) to 3.8 (26) and Subiaco win a tight one over South Fremantle 8.5 (53) to 7.7 (49).
East Fremantle (6-1) moved half a game clear on top of the ladder in the colts as a result of its win and with the second placed Peel Thunder (5-1-2) drawing with the third placed Swan Districts (5-1-2).
Claremont (5-3) sits fourth ahead of Subiaco (5-3) with West Perth (3-4) just outside the top five in front of East Perth (2-6), Perth (2-6) and South Fremantle (1-7).
STANDOUT RESERVES PERFORMERS
It was a tight affair in the reserves at East Fremantle Oval but with five goals to three in the fourth quarter, East Fremantle managed to beat East Perth by six points.
Tyler Sorrell, Jye Clements and Jesse Mirco all kicked three goals apiece for the Sharks.
Josh Cuneo racked up 31 possessions for East Fremantle while Corey Holmes finished with 28 disposals, Joel Kalajzic 27, Tom Omodei 26, Miles Franklin 23, Ben Harding 21, Leon Pearton 20, Matthew Burton 20 and Peter Delaney 19.
Steven Payne collected 28 possessions for East Perth, Jordan Snadden 28, Mitch Dobson 26, Dwayne Bolton 21, Callum Hart 21, Tarir Bayok 19 and Nelson Waite 19.
Jack Hick kicked two goals for the Royals.
Swan Districts scored a thumping 125-point win over Peel Thunder in Mandurah on Saturday.
Brody Sutton kicked four goals for the black-and-whites, Jordan Bill three, Steven Wityk three, Tom Smirk two and Josh Kirkup two.
Freddie Clutterbuck had a day out amassing 45 possessions to with 18 marks and a goal.
Josh Cipro also finished with 32 disposals for Swans, Jacob Coniglio 32, Jesse Manton 28, Chris Yarran 27, Josh Power 24, David McKay 20, Maeva Walker 20 and Logan Hughes 20.
Aaron Victor, Lucas Humphreys and Nick Merritt were Peel's lone goal scorers.
Josh Deluca collected 27 possessions for the Thunder, Jacob Perry 25, Chris Wrigley 23 and Luke Strnadica 20 to go with 11 marks and 29 hit outs.
Claremont improved to second position on the ladder with a 27-point win over Perth boosted by the presence of a handful of league regulars.
Corey Mitchell kicked three goals for the Tigers with Eddie Simpson and Chris Oakley also kicking two apiece.
Ben Higgs compiled 27 possessions for Claremont, Tom Ledger 26, Jacob Sideris 22, Morgan Davies 21 and Jack Bradshaw 19.
Ruckman Jeremy Goddard also finished with 16 disposals and 26 hit outs.
Guy Piggott put his hand up for a league call up for Perth kicking six goals from 10 kicks while Callum Papertalk also booted three majors.
Kurtis Chester collated 34 possessions for the Demons, Callum Marshall 24, Shaun Smith 18 and Taran Etto 17.
South Fremantle's league-leading reserves were challenged by Subiaco and fell behind by 32 points at quarter-time and still trailed by 24 at half-time. But the Bulldogs piled on 11 goals to two in the third quarter to set up the eventual 29-point win.
Josh Pullman booted four goals from 15 possessions and 11 marks for South Fremantle with Mitch Dzelebdzic and Andre Coutinho adding three goals each. Matthew Parker and Daniel Cabassi also kicked two apiece.
Jake Florenca gathered 30 possessions for the Bulldogs, Tom Vandeleur 23, Josh Collard 21, Kyle Russell 20 and ruckman Jake Solomon 19 to go with seven marks and 41 hit outs.
Ray Daniels kicked three goals for Subiaco as did Dylan Nelson while Ryan Vermeersch booted two.
Michael Braut collected 28 possessions for the Lions, Greg Clark 24 and James Garcia 18.
REDiMED COLTS SHINING LIGHTS
East Fremantle's colts started the day impressively at East Fremantle Oval beating East Perth by 48 points.
Samuel Lewis kicked three goals for the Sharks while Drew Blurton, Brandon Collard and Dillon O'Reilly all booted two apiece.
Kyle Baskerville gathered 28 possessions for East Fremantle, Ambrose Ryan 24, Jayden Quill 23, Dylan Williams 22, Blurton 19 and Kyle D'Antoine 18.
Chris White kicked three goals for East Perth and Reuben Pasalich two.
Matthew Young picked up 25 disposals for the Royals, Nathan Arbon 25, Mitchell Gupanis 19 and Kane La Fontaine-Roberts 18.
Despite Swan Districts kicking three goals to one in the last quarter against Peel Thunder, the two teams couldn’t be separated and played out a draw at Bendigo Bank Stadium.
Michael Stevens booted four goals for Peel and Tyson Powell two.
Kyle Havelberg gathered 24 possessions for the Thunder with Brad Oldfield also finishing with 24 disposals, Jakeb Shine 21, Jarvis Pina 19 and Lachlan Mitchell 18.
Aidan Clarke had a big performance for Swans kicking six goals to go with 17 possessions and five marks.
Lochie Huntley picked up 23 possessions for the black-and-whites, Jack O'Sullivan 20, Graydon Wilson 20, Riley Garcia 19, Greg Humphries 17 and William Reidy 17. Oskar Matthews also had 36 hit outs in the ruck.
Claremont's colts scored a comprehensive 65-point victory over Perth on Saturday at Fremantle Community Bank Oval.
James Egan kicked two goals for Claremont to go with 26 possessions while Damon Enosa also booted two majors.
Brock Ward compiled 24 possessions for the Tigers, Jake Patmore 24, Jack Lewsey 23, Jack Blaauw 23, Jack Lewsey 23, Declan McNamara 22 and Lewis Davis 21 to go with five marks, 15 hit outs and a goal.
Joseph Ugle tried hard for Perth finishing with 26 possessions and a goal while Luke English gathered 30 disposals, Thomas Gooch 26 and Caelen Bennell 20.
Subiaco's colts came away with a narrow four-point victory over South Fremantle at Leederville Oval despite the Bulldogs kicking four goals to one in the final quarter.
Christian Martin and Che Wyatt booted two goals each for Subiaco.
Brayden Ainsworth racked up 24 possessions for the Lions, Kyron Hayden 22, Max Dennis 20, Liam Connolly 17 and Nathan French 17.
John Frampton was tremendous in the ruck for South Fremantle with 26 possessions, six marks and 28 hit outs.
Jack Musika also gathered 27 disposals for the Bulldogs, Michael Redman 19, Brodee Knight 18, Bruno Faulkner 18, Regan Spooner 17 and Eddy Pezet 16.