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Trouts down Wahoos by three points in Karratha Water Polo Association round 18

Alexander ScottPilbara News
Wahoos' Ethan Wood-Hill.
Camera IconWahoos' Ethan Wood-Hill. Credit: Cheyanne Enciso/Pilbara News

Trouts outlasted a brave Wahoos in round 18 of the Karratha Water Polo men’s B-grade competition on March 10.

Taking place at the Karratha Leisureplex, scores were tied at three after the first quarter, before Trouts edged their way to a one-point lead at half-time.

A further three points to two in the third term gave Trouts a two-point lead before a strong final quarter saw the side come away with the win 11-8.

Ethan Wood-Hill scored three goals for Trouts and Wahoos’ Rowan Newbold and Nick Graham scored two goals each.

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Meanwhile, in the A-grade competition a six-point second half guided Sharks to victory over Krakens 11-8.

Charlie Regan , and Tim Bailey scored three goals each for Sharks. Krakens’ Rowan Newbold and Dave Rigby scored three and two goals respectively.

The second A-grade clash saw an unrelenting Pirates down Barracudas by six points, 9-3.

Pirates seized control in the opening half, scoring 7-2 before cruising to the win.

Johnny Angove starred with four goals while teammate Ben Biddiscombe scored three.

In the women’s A-grade competition Krakens dominated Barracudas 11-5.

Star player Simone Fountain was the standout for the Krakens with three goals but had support from Caitlin Marshall, Ash Towers and Courtney Williams who scored two goals each.

Pirates took down the Cudas 12-3 with an explosive second quarter setting up the victory.

Four goals in the second term changed the momentum with Pirates never looking back scoring a further six goals in the second half to claim the nine-point win.

Meredith Bailey scored four for Pirates with support from Portia Angove and Anouska Angove who had three goals each.

The women’s B-grade match saw the Wahoos run riot over Trouts 7-2.

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