Pasadena, Henderson take out Year 7 & 8 League

 

The finals of the 2019 Western Year 7 & 8 Water Polo League were held on Friday evening at West Wave. Congratulations to Pasadena A and Henderson Intermediate who took out their respective divisions!

In the Division 1 gold medal match, Pasadena proved themselves unassailable, having been undefeated in the regular season. Glen Eden looked strong in the first quarter, managing to keep the score to 3-0, however Pasadena’s shooters quickly took hold of the scoreline, scoring a further 8 goals in the remaining periods. Liston College played a strong game in the bronze final, scoring 6 unanswered goals in the 2nd and 3rd quarters to take the victory. Harper Marshall lead the way with 7 goals.

 
Pasadena A

Pasadena A

Liston College

Liston College

Glen Eden A

Glen Eden A

Individual award winners

Individual award winners

 

The Division 2 final was the game to watch, requiring a penalty shootout to separate Blockhouse Bay and Henderson Intermediate. Neither side was able to extend the lead beyond one goal, ending regular time with the scores locked at 5-5. Following two rounds of penalties Henderson scored the winning goal in sudden death to take the victory 8-7. In the Division 2 3rd/4th final, Pasadena C kept a clean sheet against Glen Eden B to take the bronze 9-0.

 
Henderson Intermediate

Henderson Intermediate

Pasadena C

Pasadena C

Blockhouse Bay Intermediate

Blockhouse Bay Intermediate

Individual award winners

Individual award winners

 

Final Rankings

Division 1

  1. Pasadena A

  2. Glen Eden B

  3. Liston College

  4. Pasadena B

  5. TAIHUA

Boys MVP – Conal Martin
Girls MVP – Madi & Kenzie Searle
Goalie – Zach Martin

Division 2

  1. Henderson Intermediate

  2. Blockhouse Bay Intermediate

  3. Pasadena C

  4. Glen Eden B

  5. Waitak Invitational (default to 5th)

Boys MVP – Jagger Katoa-Hansen
Girls MVP – Khaled Quensell

Scholarship winners: Louie Roberts (Pasadena B), Olivia (Glen Eden A)

Entries for the 2020 Year 7 & 8 League will open in Term 1 next year. For more information click here or email year7and8@waitakwaterpolo.co.nz.

 
Zach MonkYear 7 & 8