Com­pe­ti­tion strong at top

Pilbara News - - Sports - Ali­cia Per­era

The com­pe­ti­tion re­mains fierce at the top of the men’s A-grade games, af­ter Mayuga Ma­jik beat Trouts School in their round 13 match on Thurs­day night.

It was neck and neck in the first half, with only one point in it at half-time, but the Ma­jik worked hard to wrest the up­per hand in the sec­ond.

Once a few points ahead mid­way through the term, they held on to keep con­trol of the game even as the Trouts doggedly at­tempted to come back, and were re­warded with a 47-38 win.

First-placed side #Yo­getit con­fi­dently de­feated the Pis­tons, who were hav­ing a bad day in of­fence, 40-15.

In the women’s A-grade, Mud Flaps beat Fal­cons by two points in a close match.

The Mud Flaps win was the re­sult of a strong sec­ond-half scor­ing ef­fort by their play­ers, who were 5-15 down at half-time.

They dug deep in the last term to over­take the Fal­cons, who strug­gled to keep up, and ul­ti­mately came back from be­hind to win 26-24.

Hello Trouts de­feated Pegy Fly­ers 32-25 af­ter break­ing away in the sec­ond half.

In the women’s B-di­vi­sion, Lady Fal­cons got an im­por­tant win in their top-two match-up against the Hawks, beat­ing their op­po­nents by six points.

Goat Trouts had a vic­tory over the Roe­bourne Ra­zor­backs and Blaz­ers beat Sin­ners 24-15.

In the men’s B-grade, the Flak­ers and School­ers played an even match, with Flak­ers run­ning out 23-20 win­ners.

Prodigy dom­i­nated their game against the Car­di­nals, win­ning by 23 points.

The Heat de­feated Pel­i­cans by a 13-point mar­gin while Vipers beat the Red­backs 47-23.

Pic­tures: Ali­cia Per­era

Heat’s BJ Bor­rell looks to shoot un­der pres­sure from Pel­i­cans’ Trevwai Hicks and team­mates.

Pegy Fly­ers’ Rosie McMinn leads her team for­ward.

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