ROUND 12 of the Women’s A-Grade competition saw big wins for Triton and the Melville Marlins.
Both games took place on Saturday afternoon and at HBF Stadium’s Outdoor Pool, Triton scored an emphatic 19-0 victory against UWA City Beach.
And at Bicton Pool, the battle of Melville teams in the Women’s A-Grade competition saw the Melville Marlins defeat Applecross 20-9.
Following 12 rounds of the 2018-19 Women’s A-Grade season, the Melville Marlins remain on top of the standings with eight wins, a draw and three losses from the 12 matches to date.
UWA City Beach sit in second position with seven wins and five losses ahead of Applecross (six wins, one draw, five losses) and Triton (five wins, seven losses).
Starting with the Round 12 contest at HBF Stadium, Triton started strongly with four goals to nil in the second quarter. Triton added another five goals in the second period, five in the third and five in the fourth to end up winning 19-0.
Victoria Brown and Heather Laird finished with four goals each for Triton while Jessica Armstrong, Erin Gray, Tayla Barbas and Olivia Townsend all scored two goals as well for Triton.
Brown was awarded the three votes, Laird two and Millie Martino one.
And then at Bicton Pool, it was quite the remarkably high-scoring first quarter with 10 goals between the teams ending with Applecross leading 6-4.
But the Marlins came out and scored the opening four goals of the second term and then went into leading 9-7 at half-time for the change of ends.
The lead for Marlins then grew to 12-7 by the opening of the third quarter and by the end of the game they went on to win the contest 20-9.
Madeleine Quinn and Zoe Arancini scored five goals apiece for the Marlins with Chloe Nella scoring four goals. Erin Redbond and Pia Rodgers scored two goals each for the Marlins as well.
Sofia Chaves scored three first quarter goals for Applecross and ended up with four for the game with Lara Zimmerman also scoring twice.
Arancini ended up with the three votes for the game, Quinn two and Chaves one.
WOMEN’S A-GRADE – ROUND 12
UWA City Beach 0 lost to Triton 19
Melville Marlins 20 defeated MWPC Applecross 9