What a day at The Mac!
UWA followed up last week's emphatic derby win with another immense victory in Round 20 as they ran out 9-0 winners over South West Phoenix.
A double hat-trick to Alex Kretowicz, who now sits top of the Golden Boot charts, a brace for Bryce Conway and a first-ever UWA strike for full-back Max Welton ensured the club's strong finish to the season continued.
Following an expansive 15 minute opening period, which saw both teams creating chances, a quickfire brace to Kretowicz, both assisted by Conor Devlin, set the tone for what would be an extremely clinical display for the boys in green.
Conway made it 3-0 with under half an hour played, as his first-time miss-hit cross sent the keeper the wrong way and flew into the roof of the net. Kretowicz then secured his hat-trick and a fourth shortly before half-time with both goals assisted by Conway to round out a dominant half for the hosts.
Phoenix, who began the contest in third position on the league ladder, looked a much more composed and structured outfit in the second-half as they narrowed the play by overloading the central midfield area. Despite their best efforts, the visitors were restricted to a couple of half chances before UWA again took control of the encounter.
Welton then put the result well and truly to bed by adding a sixth in what was arguably one of the moments of the season, as the full-back's barnstorming run from the left-wing opened up a golden opportunity on his non-preferred right-foot, which he duly finished with aplomb into the bottom right-corner.
Conway added his second with a half-volley on the left corner of the six-yard box after a superb run, cut inside and cross from defender Tristan Taylor, who has made a massive impact since returning from Europe a fortnight ago.
Kretowicz put the icing on the cake in the final 10 minutes, with Luke Randazzo supplying a defence-splitting through ball to the star striker for his eighth before the forward rounded out the scoring by capitalising on a misplaced defensive header to coolly finish in a one-on-one situation.
It wasn't just the first team who enjoyed a goal-fest on a picturesque sunny Saturday afternoon in the last home fixture of the year, with the 18's claiming a comfortable 4-0 win and the Reserves putting in one of their best performances of the season in a roller-coaster 5-3 result.
Maximum points for all three senior sides with 18 goals scored and only three conceded.