CARAMUT’S Nathan Jones was crowned Mininera and District league senior best and fairest winner last night.
Jones’ Lewis Medal win followed his runner-up finish in 2011.
The Swans midfielder polled 24 votes.
Jones had a purple patch from rounds five to 12, polling 22 of his 24 votes in that period.
He capped off his season with a two-vote game against Great Western.
In total, Jones was named best on ground in six games.
Tatyoon players finished second, third and fourth.
Hawk Aaron Bird was runner-up on 22 votes from teammates Patrick Tucker on 20 votes and Damian Cameron on 19 votes.
Cameron polled in the first six games of the season.
Ararat’s Jamie Elder won the timekeepers’ award.
Woorndoo-Mortlake’s Neil Kelly won the reserves best and fairest with 30 votes.
A former two-time winner of the Lewis Medal, Kelly was named best on ground in six games and also polled two votes on six occasions.
Ararat Eagles’ Luke Foster was runner-up on 27 votes and Glenthompson-Dunkeld’s David Walkley third with 26 votes.
Wickliffe-Lake Bolac’s James Keys won the under 16 best fairest.
Keys was named best-on-ground seven times on his way to a 28-vote season.
His brother Josh won the league’s reserves best and fairest in 2011.
Hawkesdale-Macarthur teammates Lachlan Glare and James Gow tied for second in the under 16s count with 22 votes.
Tatyoon’s Richard Joyce was third with 20 votes.
The most disciplined club award went to Hawkesdale-Macarthur.
Penshurst took out the Watson Trophy club championship.
Clubs poll three votes for seniors wins, two votes for reserves wins and one vote for under 16s wins.
Leading goal kickers were also recognised.
Tatyoon’s Aiden Bell won the senior award with 96 goals, SMW Rovers’ Adam Griffin the reserves title with 94 goals and Glare the under 16s honour with 53 goals.
Former Richmond premiership player and now Victorian Police assistant commissioner for north-west region Emmett Dunne was the guest speaker at Lismore Community Centre.