FOR the second weekend in a row, hockey spectators in Narrogin were able to indulge in a spectacular display of skill and athleticism when Curtin Trinity Pirates took on Melville on Saturday afternoon.
With local lads Rhys Angwin, Kyle Angwin, Dane Angwin and Bevan George playing for the Pirates, it was fair to say that the crowd were cheering for the mighty orange – and they didn’t disappoint in the first half.
George warmed the crowd up when he scored a tomma goal and the cheers continued when Jeremy Hayward scored a drag flick goal from a short corner.
Melville were able to chip away at Pirates lead when Mark Brodie put away a loose ball, but Rhys Angwin put the game away when he chipped a ball over the goalies head.
Pirates ended the game with a 3-1 win.
In the division two game, Melville was too strong for the Pirates side.
There was plenty of action in the local hockey as well.
On Friday night, ladder leaders Riffs and Olympics, faced off in the men’s A-grade, and with plenty of goals scored, the game was drawn at 3-all.
Bevan George dominated the game while Shaun McKay was best for Riffs.
All Blacks travelled to Pingelly on Saturday and were unable to stop the momentum of the local team, who ran away with a 2-0 win.
At the same time, Pingelly hosted Robins in the Women’s A-grade competition.
With Jonnelle Zabajnik on fire for Robins with three goals, Robins proved too strong through the midfield with Casey Doak and Jodie George controlling the momentum of the game.
On Sunday in the men’s A-grade, Riffs lifted their percentage with a dominating win over Pingelly.
Rhett Ballard scored four times and Corey Lutz twice for Riffs, with Tom Bairstow and Ballard voted best players in the game.
Olympics then faced Warriors, with the latter team getting some early goals on the board through Matt Hough.
Olympics were able to string together some attacking plays to draw the game at 4-all.
Also on Sunday in the Women’s A-grade, Mighty Ducks downed Pingelly 4-0.
Kelsie Davies and Vanessa Perkins set up the win from the Ducks backline, while Kellie Atherton and Peta Schorer stemmed the flow of goals in the Pingelly backline.
Wagin was then able to make the most of their chances to run away with a 4-1 win over Warriors.
Emily Holt had the hot stick with three goals, with young guns Alice Lydiate (Wagin) and Emma Fleay (Warriors) voted best players.