A Whitehorse Star Archive story originally published April 20, 1998
Paddlewailers over Short Skirts 8-6, and over the Young Offenders 8-4 to clinch first place.
|LEFT - The Young Offenders' Scott Burrell (right) pushes over the Paddlewailers' Derrick Law in the championship game.|
|LEFT- Brian Bell of the Paddlewailers takes a shot while the Short Skirts' Theresa Landman tries to block with her paddle during a semi-final game.|
|Paddlewailers Come Out On Top
by Michael Onesi
Despite playing their second game in a row, the Paddlewailers somehow found the energy for a second-half offensive explosion to beat the Young Offenders 8-4 to win the kayak water polo competitive league championship.
The Paddlewailers outscored their younger opponents 6-1 in the final half of play of the championship game at the Lions Pool Friday night.
We knew that we were going to get tired and the other team would get on us in the beginning, said the
Paddlewailers Brian Bell. So we wanted to do a lot of fast switches, which we did and that helped us in the end. It gave us a bit of steam. [CONTINUED BELOW]
I FOUGHT THE 'LAW' - Derrick Law of the Paddlewailers streches backwards to block a pass by a member (Kevin Daffe) of the Young Offenders team in the kayak water polo league's championship game over the weekend.
The Paddlewailers went on to win the final 8 - 4.
|[CONTINUED FROM ABOVE]
The Paddlewailers beat the Short Skirts 8-6 in
the semifinal, they immediately played the championship match.
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