GEELONG has defeated Darebin Falcons by 52-points in their Round 12 VFLW match at Preston City Oval on Saturday.
The Bendigo Bank Cats started strong, building an early lead to set up a 9.6 (60) to 1.2 (8) victory.
In some tricky conditions, Carly Remmos got the first quarter underway slotting the opening goal, closely followed by Paige Scott setting the scene kicking to 2 goals in under 5 minutes.
As she did last week, Chloe Scheer continued doing a body of work with 27 disposals, 8 clearances and 5 marks. Along with Carly Remmos playing a leading hand in the midfield with 20 disposals and 14 tackles.
Similarly, Paige Scott had a significant influence for the Geelong Cats forward line scoring 5 goals of the game.
Darebin held up well defensively in the second term with Katie Macloon kicking their first goal of the game for the Falcons
However, Paige Scott kicking a late goal, kicking her third of match and creating a three-goal buffer into the main break.
On the back of a dominant first half, Geelong camped the ball inside their forward 50 in the third term. With Geelong’s defence playing an important role keeping Darebin scoreless, allowing the Cats to continue a strong lead.
Mia Skinner finished off the third term kicking a late one on her non-preferred.
The Geelong Cats charged into the final term with full force with Skinner slotting her second of the day, closely followed by Paige Scott sealing the deal, kicking two more goals pushing out to a 45-point lead and keeping Darebin scoreless.
Ava McKeegan finished up the final term kicking her first VFLW goal allowing the Cats to power home and record a 52-point victory, amplifying their finals hopes.
The Geelong VFLW Cats had two debutants in action, Charlotte Simpson and Kalani Scoullar.
The Cats will take on Williamstown this Sunday 22 May at 11:00am at Williamstown Oval.
VFLW Round 11
DAREBIN FALCONS 0.0 1.2 1.2 1.2 (8)
GEELONG 3.3 4.3 5.5 9.6 (60)
Darebin Falcons: McAloom
Geelong: Scott 5, Skinner 2, Mckeegan, Remmos
At Preston City Oval, Saturday, 14 May 2022.