A1 women: Wins for Larissa, Panionios and Ethnikos
The hosts had the first say in the matches that opened the curtain of the 9th game for the A1 polo of women, with the teams of Larissa, Panionios and Ethnikos defending their seats.
Iro Vassilia Karypidou scored five goals and NE Larissa got a comfortable 15-9 victory over NE Rethymno. The hosts led 10-5 at halftime, having an amazing second eight minutes (6-2) where they laid the groundwork for their first home win after three defeats (they have scored three wins away from home). The team from Crete has not won away from Rethymno.
Eight minutes: 4-3, 6-2, 2-1, 3-3
ΝΟ Λάρισας (Costas Galanopoulos): Zafeiraki, Kokkinou, Touloumtzidou, Tzelepi 1, Karypidou Melina Simela 2, Balatsa 1, Koltsida 4, Sakellariou, Galanopoulou 1, Rogers 1, Hasioti, Karypidou Iro Vassilia 5.
NE Rethymno (Anestis Pesmatzoglou): Karagianni, Mak Ki 2, Amoroza 1, Kyriakaki, Farmaki 1, Tsiougri 1, Nyktari, Fragelaki 3, Myriokefalitaki, Lampathaki, Limbitaki A. 1, Birliraki.
Panionios – NE Patras 10-9
Derby in Nea Smyrni, was judged in favor of the host Panionios 10-9 against NE Patras with a goal by Maria Bogachenko 5:01 from the end of the dramatic as the match unfolded. The game went head-to-head, and just in the middle of the second eight minutes, the difference exceeded one goal (5-3, 6-4 half). From 7-5 with a series of 3-0, NE Patras took the lead 8-7. It was ahead 9-8 with Anastasia Sapkina in the fourth eight minutes, Evangelia Loudi equalized so that Bogachenko could “speak” last.
Eight minutes: 3-3, 3-1, 2-4, 2-1
Panionios (Tasos Papanastasiou): Tzourka, Safeti, Mavrota Ifig. 3, Pustinikova, Kotsafti, Xanthopoulou, Bogachenko 4, Loudi 2, Tourloumousi, Petinatou, Papanastasiou Dim. 1, Papanastasiou Anthia, Mitsou, Lenitsi, Karypidou.
NE Patronn (Konstantinos Sakkalis): Giannakea, Androutseli, Sanchez Lorena 1, Michalatou, Petasi, Koureta 2, Sapkina 2, Lykothanasi, Zofoli 3, Dassiou 1, Krina, Niarchakou, Papaioannou, Zafeiraki.
National – Nireas 19-1
Fifth victory for Ethnikos that prevailed 19-1 over Nireas and debut of the bronze Olympian from Hungary, Rebecca Parks, which combined it with two goals. Out of five, Ioulia Anna Kontoni – Verika Bakots scored while Evangelia Giambasakou reduced to 11-1, at 4:56 from the end of the third period.
Eight minutes: 7-0, 4-0, 4-1, 4-0
National (Marko Misic): Sotireli, Karabetsou, Beta, Elliniadis, Kontoni 5, Bakots 5, Hatzikyriakaki 2 Benekou Alk. 3, Rakintzi, Parks 2, Benekou I., Berikou 1, Ferentinou, Gotzia, Lalousi 1.
Νηρέας (Nikos Karamanis): Poulopoulou, Daskalaki, Papafilipou, Giambasakou 1, Kontalexi, Kollia, Biniari, Konstantopoulou, Rousaki, Katsianou, Kakli, Psikakou, Arvanitaki, Tsagalidi, Karahaliou.