The Albury-Wodonga Spitfires women suffered two tight losses in this weekend’s double-header against league leaders Tuggeranong at Albury Hockey Centre.
The Border side went down 2-0 on Saturday, before falling 3-1 to the Vikings in Sunday’s meeting.
Summer Sutherland scored the Spitfires only goal for the weekend.
Meanwhile, in Hockey Albury-Wodonga division one women’s results, Falcons took back top spot with an impressive 5-1 salute against Magpies.
Sally Borella and Jess Madden each finished with two goals, while Emma Pontt also scored, with Nikita Nelson providing the only joy for Magpies.
Wombats-Beechworth were far too strong for Norths, recording a 5-0 victory.
Brooke Johnson put away two goals, while Sadie Butler, Lily Fulford and Eloise McCormick also joined in the blitz.
Wodonga defeated United 3-2 earlier in the week.
In the men’s matches, Wodonga was forced to settle for a 2-2 draw with United.
Hugh Cullen and Tyson Phonethipsvad found the back of the net for the Bulldogs, while a strike from Tim Jones and a late effort from David Jones was enough to score a point for United.
Norths upstaged Wombats 4-2 in an entertaining battle.
Ian Beath, Kurt Beath, Manning Hind and Michael Menzie scored for the victors, while Adrian McMillan and Tom Browne kept Wombats in the game.
Magpies scored a 3-0 win against Falcons in the remaining match, with goals to Riley Walker, Ross Smith and Ryan Lade.
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