Mixed results for Central Mudturtles teams in hockey champs
HOCKEY: Central Mudturtles have come away with just one win from the Poligras Super League in Brisbane.
The women's team featured Gladstone duo Maddy Randazzo and Charli-Rose Adams as well as former Gladstone guns Rhiannon Baxter and Morgan Mathison.
Mudturtles were beaten comprehensively 6-0 and 5-0 in games one and two by eventual champions Wide Bay Thunder and runner-up Brisbane Blitz, respectively.
The second half of the tournament was more productive.
After a 3-1 loss to Lumberjills, Central Mudturtles broke through in game five against Northern Storm.
Central Mudturtles broke through in game five against Northern Storm.
Baxter scored the game's only goal at the seventh minute and the Mudturtles' solid defence held firm.
Sharks got the better of the Mudturtles in the final match 2-1.
Meanwhile Wide Bay Thunder won 1-0 in a thrilling women's final against Brisbane Blitz.
The men's Mudturtles finished third with three wins and two losses and South Coast Sharks won the men's final against Brisbane Fury 5-4.
The Gladstone Hockey Association and the Central Queensland Hockey Association competitions resume this Friday and Saturday.
Sparks travel to Rocky to take on Wanderers at 4pm this Saturday while Meteors play Southern Suburbs in Gladstone at 6.10pm.
The Sparks women are in Gladstone against Frenchville Rovers at 4.35pm this Saturday and Gladstone Souths tackle Park Avenue Brothers in Rocky at 5.30pm.
Meteors women have the bye.