Declan Mountford named best in Claremont’s first league loss while ex-Railways tall Jacob Blight named in colts best as they remain undefeated

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Claremont’s Declan Mountford gets his kick away against South Fremantle.
Camera IconClaremont’s Declan Mountford gets his kick away against South Fremantle. Credit: The West Australian/Ross Swanborough

North Albany product Declan Mountford found plenty of the footy for Claremont’s league team in their narrow defeat by South Fremantle in Saturday’s top-of-the-table clash at Fremantle Community Bank Oval.

Mountford, in his second game of the year, was named the Tigers’ best in their eight-point loss to the Bulldogs in round three of the 2020 WAFL season.

Hailing from Manypeaks, Mountford racked up a game-high 30 possessions to go with six tackles and six inside-50s but the Tigers fell to their first loss of the season.

Kojonup’s Travis Abbott kicked a goal from nine possessions for the Bulldogs.

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Ongerup star and two-time Subiaco premiership player Angus Litherland helped his side to a comfortable 39-point win over a winless Swan Districts.

Litherland was named in the Lions’ best after playing an important role down back, taking five marks to go with 14 touches.

Former Royals junior Morgan Davies gathered 20 disposals and seven marks for East Fremantle in their 43-point loss to East Perth.

Ex-Railways tall Jacob Blight was named in the Tigers’ best players in the colts after a commanding display in defence.

The Tigers are undefeated after three rounds and Blight collected 25 touches, the second most on the ground, to go with four marks and two inside-50s as his side won by 89 points over the Bulldogs.

Towering Denmark-Walpole ruckman Kalin Lane was busy with 15 disposals and 20 hit-outs.

North Albany product Alex Pearce impressed in first colts game of the season, finishing with 16 touches and eight tackles.

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