COBRAS had a night to remember in the recent Orange Water Polo round.
The double-up didn't worry the Cobras as they turned in two solid performances to down Phar Laps 6-3 and Team Platypus 5-1.
In their opening game of the night, Cobras had a strong start to be up 4-2 at the main break against Phar Laps. A further two unanswered goals in the third period allowed Cobras to push out to 6-2 before Phar Laps replied in the final quarter with an unanswered goal of their own.
Cobras had one game to rest before they were back in the pool to take on the enthusiastic Team Platypus.
The more experienced Cobras were too good for the newcomers, easily scoring a 5-1 victory.
Goal Diggers caused the upset of the night by downing defending champs, the Jets, 5-2.
Goal Diggers were up 2-nil after the first quarter on the back of goals to Luke Pearman and Sam Martin. The two sides couldn't change the score in the second period.
Jets goalie Gav Pilosoff spent the third quarter "in the field" and managed to get his team on the board, but three goals in the final period from Goal Diggers squashed any chance of Jets making a comeback.
Flounders started the evening with a tough 5-2 win over Squids.
Solid defence from both teams made it hard to break through for goals but Flounders managed to chip away with at least a goal a quarter to score the win.
Early in the evening, some of Orange Water Polo's junior and intermediate players combined forces for a social game.
Around 26 kids, who have finished their competition matches for the year, were able to team up with some different players and test themselves in the 50m pool.
The open competition will hold its final round of the year this Thursday from 5.30pm. They will then take a break over the festive season.
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