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Otter bounce back to claim Girls U17 title

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London Otter defeated City of Liverpool at their opponents’ home pool to claim the Girls’ U17 National Age Group Water Polo title.

Despite their U19’s defeat against City of Manchester earlier in the day, the younger squad kept their composure to secure a 14-7 win.

Katy Cutler showed her goal scoring prowess, taking six of the team’s 14 goals.

At the end of the first quarter the scores were level. Although Otter were first to strike, scoring a point at the hands of Cutler, Liverpool matched them goal for goal.

The second quarter was the game changer for the London side as they secured five points and conceded none. This gave them a comfortable lead at half time.

Although City of Liverpool’s Molly Boniface-Ashton totted up four goals, Otter took the win 14-7.

  • Click here to download the match sheet from the final.

Newton Abbot defeat Tyldesley for Girls U17 bronze

The U17 bronze medal match between Tyldesley and Newton Abbot was fruitful for the Devon side, who scored 13 goals for third place.

Double tallies for Ella Jones and Nia Sanders in the first quarter, as well as a fifth at the hands of Heather Tomlinson gave Newton Abbot a good lead.

Jones also scored two goals in the third quarter to take her team to 11-5 for the final leg.

Despite three goals from Lucy Mills, and one apiece for Jessica Robb and Kate Rowland, Tyldesley found themselves outmatched. A final goal from Newton Abbot’s Tomlinson took the final score to 13-5.

  • Click here to download the match sheet from the bronze medal match.