Two Wells maintained their perfect start to the season with a comprehensive 67-point win over struggling Balaklava.
Teenage Central District recruit Tyson Richard booted four of his six goals for the match in the first quarter as the Roosters cruised to a 43-point quarter time lead.
Balaklava were competitive for the remainder of the match but there was no way back into the contest.
“They did the same thing to us a few years back,” Two Wells coach Neville Seccafien said of the crucial opening term.
“So we went in with a positive attitude to try to control the footy out of the centre and we were efficient with that.
“And I’m pleased with how we’re not panicking; being patient and chipping the ball around when we have to.
“Take the first quarter out of the equation and there wasn’t much between the two teams but it was always going to be hard for them to claw that deficit back.”
Balaklava, now 0-2 after losing to Mallala last week, was always going to be facing an uphill battle against a couple of the competition’s heavyweights in the opening two rounds.
The Peckers have debuted five young players and added four other starters to the team this season and are confident they’ll turn things around once the team starts to gel.
“It hasn’t been the easiest start but it’s shown us where we’re at and pointed us in the direction of where we need to be,” Balaklava president Daniel Butterfield said.
“We stick at it, stick to the game plan and keep having a crack. Soon we’ll start to gel and we’ll start building some confidence when we get some wins on the board.”
Two Wells’ Ben Spiteri was best afield while Lachlan Michael led the way for the Peckers.