Border Districts fall short to Lucindale

BORDER Districts remains winless after its opening two matches following a 52-point loss to Lucindale at home on Saturday.

The Eagles jumped out of the blocks with a five-goal-to-three first term, kicking away to a 16-point lead.

But they were held scoreless in the second quarter as the Roos piled on nine goals and went into the major break with a seven-goal advantage.

The Eagles reduced the margin in the third term, but the Roos responded in the final to run out 20.18 (138) to 

12.14 (86) victors. Corey Burr was named best on ground for the hosts.

Eagles Tim Walsh and Sam Mardling booted five goals apiece.

In other results, Naracoorte jumped to second on the ladder after a nine-goal win over Kybybolite, while Bordertown accounted for Kingston by 56 points.

Mundulla overturned an eight-point half-time deficit to secure victory against Penola by nine points, despite a six-goal haul from Aaron Merrett.

 Keith opened its account for 2014 with a 26-point win over Padthaway.

Kaniva-Leeor United had the bye.

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