Geelong Marlins win Victorian Water Polo Primary School Competition
THE GEELONG Schools Composite Team recently claimed victory in the Victorian Water Polo Primary Schools Competition boys division at the Melbourne Sports Aquatic Centre.
The Geelong Schools Composite Teams in both girls and boys division were made up of players from Geelong Marlins two Under 12 Mixed sides.
The boys faced North Melbourne Primary School Composite Team in the grand final, having lost to them 6-5 in the preliminary final.
However, they put in a brilliant performance to win 11-1.
There was plenty of competition too, as the event drew more than 180 students.
The girls’ team put in a strong showing but did not quite make the finals.
Geelong Marlins players attend various schools in the Geelong and Surf Coast regions.
Geelong’s Harry Talbot was named the boys division’s Most Valuable Player (MVP).
Geelong Marlins have grown a lot in the past few years and are now making a habit of winning.
Earlier in the year, the Geelong Marlins Under 12 Mixed side won the gold at the annual Ballarat Invitational Water Polo Tournament.