THERE were a number of impressive individual performances in Carlton’s reserves scratch match against Fremantle.
With Carlton’s senior players watching on in support, the Blues were spearheaded by a five-goal performance from Callum Moore in a promising display against the Dockers.
Playing solely as a ruckman, Moore - who was comprehensively undersized - was a constant threat as an extra midfielder at ground level as Carlton kicked 14 goals in 60 minutes of game time (three 20-minute time periods).
Moore wasn’t alone, with Sam Philp (two goals) once again putting together a strong performance with two goals from midfield.
Paddy Dow showcased his strength at stoppages and was complemented by the class of Lochie O’Brien and Darcy Lang in the clinches.
Up forward, Matthew Owies hit the scoreboard with another three goals, while draftees Sam Ramsay (two goals) and Fraser Phillips had what Daniel O’Keefe described as their best performances to date.
At the other end, Cameron Polson was once again a shining light across half back, while Hugh Goddard was described as Carlton’s anchor against a Fremantle forward line containing Jesse Hogan and Cam McCarthy.
Hogan often found Caleb Marchbank as his direct opponent, who once again got through his second straight showing.
Starting in a key defensive post, Marchbank also spent one of the three time periods exclusively on a wing, impressing with his running ability in offence and defence.
GOALS: Moore 5, Owies 3, Philp 2, Ramsay 2, Dow, Phillips