Thrillers and demolitions in the pool

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Pirates having a shot at goal
Camera IconPirates having a shot at goal Credit: Picture: Alexander Scott

Several close encounters and a couple of one-sided games were played in the final round of Karratha Water Polo Association action last Thursday.

In women’s B-grade, Barracuda/Pirates sneaked a victory over Krakens/Sharks team, 5-4 in the last 30-seconds.

Kaye De Pardo (one goal) and Breed Babao (three goals) had great games for the Cudas/Pirates and Hayley Rigby starred for Kraken/Sharks (one goal).

Men’s B-grade had another win for Krakens/Sharks, winning 8-3 against Cudas/Pirates.

Cudas/Pirates’ Tim Hunt and Brad Roe both scored a goal each with junior Cohen Regan (one goal) having a great game for Krakens/Sharks.

In women’s A-grade, Krakens dominated Pirates, 8-3.

Ebony Hennessy (four goals) and Simone Fountain (two goals) had great games for Krakens and Noosh Angove toiled hard for Pirates (one goal).

Women’s A-grade game two had a close match, with Krakens winning 7-6 over Barracudas. Krakens’ Ebony Hennessy (three goals) and Rebecca Ramsden (two goals) and Cudas’ Ashleen McGovern (one goal) all had great games.

Men’s A-grade had a close match, with Pirates beating Krakens, 6-5. Pirates’ Luke Neuwert continued his good year with four goals while Krakens’ Byron Newbold (two goals) and Port Hedlands’ Brad Pawlenko (one goal) recognised by referees.

The last men’s A-grade game had Barracudas beat Sharks, 8-3.

Barracudas dominated the referees votes, with Nigel Kroonstuiver (three goals), Dean Murray (two goals) and Tom Miller all having good games.

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