SOUTH Fremantle and Peel Thunder consolidated their positions on top of the WAFL Reserves and REDiMED Colts after five rounds with Good Friday victories with plenty of standout performances part of the weekend's action.
The Round 5 reserves results saw East Perth defeat Subiaco 23.8 (146) to 10.9 (69), Peel Thunder beat West Perth 17.9 (111) to 12.14 (86), South Fremantle down Claremont 11.15 (81) to 5.8 (38) and East Fremantle prevail over Swan Districts 9.9 (63) to 7.13 (55).
Then in the REDiMED Colts action, East Perth beat Subiaco 12.10 (82) to 10.8 (68), Peel Thunder downed West Perth 17.10 (112) to 5.7 (37), Claremont defeated South Fremantle 12.13 (85) to 6.8 (44) and East Fremantle won over Swan Districts 12.13 (85) to 4.8 (32).
STANDOUT RESERVES PERFORMERS
The reserves contest got things underway on Good Friday at Bendigo Bank Stadium with Peel Thunder beating West Perth by 25 points.
Peel won its second reserves game of the season with Brett Milward booting four goals, Calvin Thorne three and Nick Merritt two.
Haydn Matthews also kicked two goals to go with 25 possessions while Brad Walsh racked up 26 disposals for the Thunder, Mitchel Curnow 25, Callan Eddy 23, Chris Wrigley 22, Michael Tassone 20, Josh McMahon 18 and Jake Dowding 18 to go with 16 hit outs.
Brayden Antonio delivered another outstanding performance for the Falcons finishing with six goals from 24 possessions and six marks.
Conal Lynch was also impressive for West Perth with 24 disposals, 12 tackles and two goals.
James Batterham finished with 28 touches, Ben McGillivray 26, Mitch Peirce 24, Alexander Coe 24 and Riley Hutchinson 20.
East Perth's reserves also won its second game of the season with a thumping 77-point win over Subiaco at Leederville Oval.
Lewis Wilson kicked six goals for the Royals, Jack Hick four, Dwayn Bolton two, Matthew Allen two and Nathan Eaton two.
Mitch Lague picked up 21 possessions for East Perth, Mitch Dobson 21, Tom Hodgson 21, Stan Wright 20, Nelson Waite 20, Taylor North 19, Dylan Burgess 18 and Alex Di Placido 18.
Dylan Nelson and Jak Cary kicked two goals apiece for Subiaco.
Matt Bogensperger gathered 25 disposals for the Lions, Adam Cockie 19 and McKenzie Lawrence 19 while David Madut had 38 hit outs in the ruck.
South Fremantle's reserves also scored a commanding 43-point victory over Claremont at Fremantle Community Bank Oval on Good Friday.
Jarrod Garlett, Josh Pullman and Caleb Datson all kicked two goals apiece for the Bulldogs.
Jarrod Parry racked up 29 possessions for South Fremantle, Jake Florenca 27, Jacob Dragovich 25, Noah Strom 24, Datson 23, Daniel Burke 23, Chad Pearson 22, Matthew Parker 21, Garlett 21 and Josh Collard 20.
Jake Solomon had a strong game in the ruck as well with 20 disposals and 30 hit outs.
Harrison McCracken put his hand up for a recall for Claremont with 27 possessions while Jacob Sideris also gathered 27 disposals, Bailey Bennett 25, Lachlan Martinis 24, Matthew Palfrey 23, Jared Hardisty 22, Oliver Eastland 22, Gerrick Weedon 20 and Morgan Davies 19 to go with 10 tackles.
Then on Saturday at East Fremantle Oval, East Fremantle shook off a slow start to beat Swan Districts by eight points.
Dion Anthony kicked three goals for the Sharks, Nathan Fahey two and Jye Clements two.
Jake Schleicher amassed another 32 possessions for East Fremantle, Tom Bennett 26, Tim Bristow 23, Alex Moreno 21, Anthony 20 and Ben Harding 20.
Jacob Coniglio and Tom Smirk kicked two goals each for Swan Districts.
Ethan Maguire racked up 34 disposals for the black-and-whites, Josh Cipro 29, Josh Power 27, Jackson Slater 21, Levi Ridley 19 and Mitchell MacKenzie 18.
Chris Yarran also played the first half for Swans across half-back as he continues comeback trail to top-level football. He looked impressive with 10 disposals and will now look to continue to build his form and fitness in coming weeks.
REDiMED COLTS SHINING LIGHTS
Then following the league clash it was time for the colts contest on Good Friday at Bendigo Bank Stadium with Peel Thunder beating West Perth by 75 points to sit atop the ladder.
Jarrad Fazioli, Damon Cramer and Jaidon Kearing kicked three goals each for the Thunder with Daniel Sudden and Jackson Capurso booting two apiece.
Lachlan Mitchell racked up 29 possessions for Peel, Kyle Havelberg 28, Lachlan Riley 26, Zachary Moody 17, Aaron Naughton 17 and Jackson Perry 17.
Oscar Allen and Kurt Monaghan kicked two goals apiece for the Falcons.
Nathan Murray gathered 26 possessions for West Perth, Bailey Chalmers 20 and Jamie Dowen 15.
East Perth's colts beat Subiaco by 14 points at Leederville Oval on Good Friday.
Eric Bashemule, Tom Vellios, Harley Stack and Reuben Pasalich all kicked two goals each for East Perth.
Nathan Arbon compiled 24 possessions for the Royals, Matthew Young 23, Bashemule 19, Christian Ameduri 19 and Mitchell Tenardi 17.
Christian Martin booted three majors for Subiaco while Brayden Ainsworth racked up 32 possessions, Kyron Hayden 29, Tristian Hobley 26, Wil Hickmott 20, Luke Foley 19, Thomas Edwards-Baldwin 19, Max Dennis 18, Matthew Pannell 18 and Liam Hickmott 18.
The colts clash started Good Friday proceedings at Fremantle Community Bank Oval with Claremont scoring an impressive win over South Fremantle.
Mitchell Lenegan and Nathan Pearce booting three goals each for Claremont with Addison Dew booting two.
Jack Lewsey picked up 27 disposals for the Tigers, Callan England 25 and Rylie Morgan 25.
Tere Teio-Yarran delivered a strong performance for the Bulldogs with 22 possessions, five tackles and two goals.
Toby McQuilkin also gathered 18 disposals for South Fremantle, Bruno Faulkner 17, Kyle Hamersley 17, Nic Giarrizzo 15 and Alex Cabassi 15.
Finally on Saturday at East Fremantle Oval, East Fremantle beat Swan Districts by 53 points to start the day.
Josh Ritchie and Dwayne Nevill kicked three goals apiece for East Fremantle with Drew Blurton booting two.
Jayden Quill finished with 26 disposals for the Sharks, Kyle Baskerville 23, Gabriel Parfitt 23, Chris Scott 20, Liam Rajanayagam 19, Samuel Lewis 18 and Dylan Williams 18.
Aidan Clarke finished with 20 possessions and two goals for Swan Districts.
Blake Pescud also gathered 24 touches for Swans, Jarred Cameron 20 and Jackson Beck 18.