Krack­ens end year on a high note

Pilbara News - - Sport - Kate Kala­jzich

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.

Pic­ture: KWPA

Justin An­gove dom­i­nated the scor­ing with nine goals against Krack­ens.

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