Mary Valley Stags player Anthony Smerdon.
Mary Valley Stags player Anthony Smerdon. Contributed

Win has Stags wanting more

MARY Valley Stags spokesperson Jenny Carlson believes the side has the potential to rocket up the Sunshine Coast C Grade competition leader board.

Carlson talked up the side’s chances following the end of a losing streak last weekend against the Kawana Dolphins.

The Stags won 40-30 with an exceptional display of form.

“If we played the second half like we did the first half, there would have been a greater gap in the score,” Carlson said.

Carlson said the win was a welcomed boost for the side and advancing up the leader board was still within reach.

“We believe the five teams above us on the ladder are still within a reachable position for us,” she said.

Scoring for Mary Valleys against Kawana last week was Anthony Smerdon (2), Jason Woods (2), Marty Hollis (1), Joshua Ryan (1), Mick Evans (1) and Herbie Henderson (1).

Converting four tries was Troy Carlson in what was truly a team effort with multiple players diving across the line to sink Kawana’s hopes of a win.

The Stags resume their quest to march up the standings on June 20 against Maroochydore/Coolum away.

Carlson said a bye this weekend was being seen as welcomed respite.

“We have a bye which will allow a bit of time for any niggling injuries to settle,” she said.

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