Monday, August 31, 2015

Double gold for water polo teams


Trinidad and Toabgo’s junior national water polo teams won gold yestersay, when the CARIFTA Water Polo Championships concluded in Willemstad, Curaçao.

In the gold medal match, the T&T male Under 19 team hammered Curaçao 25-2 while the male Under-16 squad thrashed the Bahamas 17-2 to lift the title.

On Saturday, both teams got to their finals convincingly in their respective games, with the U-19s first outclassing Barbados 40-0 and then Curaçao 31-2. These results mean that T&T qualified for the final yesterday. The U-16s also had followed suit with victories over Curaçao and the Bahamas. The scores were 32-1 and 16 - 7 respectively. Both teams performed way above the level of their opponents, with the U-19s scoring 174 goals and conceding only 5. The U-16s netted 103 times while conceding just 17.