Point Cook settles


Tara Murray

Point Cook returned to the winners list in the FV state league 3 north-west competition.

After three straight losses to the top three sides, the Jets had started to lose touch with those sides above them.

On Saturday, the Jets were able to account for the Sebastopol Vikings on the road.

The Jets hit the scoreboard early through Christopher Sutera before Alex Vlassis doubled the lead just before half time.

Neither team scored in the second half, with the Jets winning 2-0.

The win has the Jets in sixth spot, 13 points behind the ladder leaders in Westvale.

Hoppers Crossing had a tough day out in state league 2 north-west against ladder leaders Upfield.

Upfield scored twice in three minutes from the 32nd to the 35th minute to open up a 2-0 lead at half time.

Jonatan Sopena Fernandez, who was playing his first game of the season, added two more goals to his first half one, to seal a 4-0 win for Upfield.

The Reds sit third on the ladder, five points behind Upfield which has a game in hand.

In state league 4 west, Truganina Hornets got their second win of the season, beating Golden Plains 2-0.

Abdimajid Mirrad opened the scoring in the 15th minute, before Moses Biemba doubled the score in the 64th minute.

The win was the Hornets first since round one. They currently sit eighth on the ladder.

In state league 5, West Point was too good for Bendigo City.

West Point opened the scoring in the 28th minute, before going a man down in the 36th minute when Lameck Maneneka received a red card after getting two yellow cards.

Bendigo levelled the scores in the 55th minute, before Blake D’Antino put West Point back in front in the 63rd minute.

They would stay there, winning 2-1.

Wyndham had a 1-1 win with Maribyrnong Greens. Neither team could score in the first half, before trading goals in a five minute period in the second half.

The results see West Point move up to fifth, while Wyndham sits bottom.