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.
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.
Glen Eden B
Boys MVP – Conal Martin
Girls MVP – Madi & Kenzie Searle
Goalie – Zach Martin
Blockhouse Bay Intermediate
Glen Eden B
Waitak Invitational (default to 5th)
Boys MVP – Jagger Katoa-Hansen
Girls MVP – Khaled Quensell