Krackens end year on a high note
Krackens women finished 2015 with another win, defeating Sharks 9-4 on Thursday night in the last game before the Christmas break.
Nat Hayes had a strong game for Krackens leading the scoring with four goals, while first-year player Jess Newbold had her best game for the year, with a number of steals, and also contributing in front of goals with two goals.
Best in pool went to Hayes, Newbold and Krackens captain Laura Hill.
In the first men’s game, Pirates played a solid defensive game, holding Barracudas to three goals in the first three quarters, going on to win 9-6.
Justin Angove again proved the difference for Pirates, scoring six goals, with singles to Ben Biddis- combe, Aaron Day and Gary Coleman.
Rhys Knight worked hard for Barracudas scoring three goals, while Dan Pedderson chipped in with two.
In the final game, Pirates had a comfortable win over Krackens men, 12 goals to three.
Angove dominated the scoring with nine goals, while Dan Glover had another strong game in goals for Pirates with a number of quality saves.
Reece Child was a lone hand for Krackens scoring all of his team’s goals.
Karratha Water Polo will now take a Christmas break, with games resuming on January 14.
The association is looking forward to a big second half of the season as they prepare to host the Western Australian Country Championships for the first time in Karratha on March 5 and 6.
Justin Angove dominated the scoring with nine goals against Krackens.