The Red 'n' Blacks began brightly against the lowly-ranked Tigers, but was outscored in the second half at Brindisi Street yesterday. Still, the Xavs took the points and retained top position on the ladder.
Josh Anderson and Ben Banting continued their fine form around the ground, while Ben Plant, Milky forrest and Mitch Parker got the job done around the sticks.
St Bedes/Mentone Tigers 1.2-8 3.6-24 7.8-50 10.9-69
Old Xaverians 6.2-38 9.2-56 12.5-77 14.8-92
Goal Kickers: B. Plant 3, J. Forrest 3, M. Parker 3, T. Golds 2, B. Banting, M. Hess , L. Schifferle
Best Players: J. Anderson, B. Banting, M. Hess , J. Midgley , H. Batten