Hennessey, Fountain in hot form for Krakens
King Bay Krakens had the women’s and men’s double-headers in round 3 of the Karratha Water Polo Association fixtures, on Thursday night.
In the first women’s game Krakens drew with the Pirates 8-all.
Krakens’ Ebony Hennessy scored four goals and was supported by Simone Fountain (two goals).
Pirates’ Jacinta Wright scored three goals.
Krakens were too strong for the Barracudas in game two, winning 6-2, with Simone Fountain and Jessica Newbold playing well and Barracudas goalie Alexa Naprasnik blocking plenty of shots.
In the men’s B-grade, Barracudas beat the Pirates 5-4, with Leon Eyres and Travis Graham playing well for Pirates and junior Cooper Reagan scoring two goals for the Barracudas.
In the men’s A grade competiton, Krakens beat the Pirates 8-5, with Byron Newbold and David Rigby dominating with three and two goals respectively and Rhys Wilkinson blocking shots from all over the pool.
The Krakens then beat the Barracudas in a nail-biter, with Krakens’ Byron Newbold scoring five goals.
Barracudas pair Mark Field and Lee Stiles scored three goals each.
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