Pirates sink Sharks as Krakens share spoils with leaders
The Pirates continued to dominate in round 15 of Karratha water polo despite some tight contests and fierce play.
The Pirates women made short work of the Sharks, putting them away 12-2.
Bonnie Kaestner dominated the scoreboard for the Pirates and was supported by Sally Linn and Portia Angove.
The Krakens women faced the ladder-leading Barracudas in a nailbiter that ended in a 6-6 draw.
Sarah Stinton, Kate Kalajzich and Laura Hill played well.
The Krakens men put up a good fight against the Pirates, but it wasn’t enough to get them over the line, going down 8-5.
Justin Angove led the scoring for the Pirates, supported by Aaron Day, and Richard Gregory had a solid game for the Krakens after a two-week break.
The Krakens men were back in the pool for the double-header against the Barracudas. Charlie Regan, the new kid on the block for the Krakens, had a sensational game, notching two goals and plenty of assists, but it wasn’t enough against a fully loaded Barracudas side, with Krakens going down 11-8 at the final siren.
Dan Pederson, Nick Stuart and Rhys Knight all had solid performances for the Barracudas.