The first half of the Montenegrin Championship has been completed this weekend.
Jadran Herceg Novi beat Primorac in the derby of the 6th round – 11:8 and kept a perfect record.
The most crucial game in the Croatian League was an encounter in Zagreb. Mladost defeated Solaris (12:8) and cemented 3rd place in the regular season.
There were no games in the Serbian League this week.
Next week, the clubs from Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia will have new challenges in the Regional League. The third stage in both groups will be played between Thursday and Sunday
Jadran HN – Primorac 11:8 (1:2, 2:2, 4:3, 4:1) – play by play action and statistics
Budva – Cattaro 14:7 (3:2, 3:2, 7:2, 1:1) play by play action and statistics
Jadran and Primorac faced off for the fifth time this season. Primorac achieved two wins in three matches in the Montenegrin Cup (including a victory in the final), while Jadran won both league matches.
Three goals separated the rivals in the game in Herceg Novi in the sixth round.
Primorac started excellently. In the 13th minute, the visitors earned a 4:1 lead. But, Jadran was able to come back. Early in the third quarter, the hosts equalized (5:5). Jadran went in front for the first time in the 21st minute when Danilo Radovic scored for 6:5. Still, Primorac leveled at 6:6 and 7:7 before the last break. Midway through the fourth period, Jadran earned a 2-goal lead for the first time (9:7). Shortly after, Primorac cut the deficit (8:9). Still, Jadran’s Danilo Radovic closed the match with two goals, and Jadran recorded an 11:8 victory.
Four players scored three goals each – Danilo Radovic and captain Marko Petkovic (Jadran), Vuk Draskovic and Bojan Paunovic (Primorac).
Budva beat Cattaro convincingly 14:7.
1.Jadran HN 6 – 18
2.Primorac 6 – 12
3. Budva 6 – 6
4. Cattaro 6 – 0
The second half of the regular season begins on March 12. Six more rounds will be played before the playoffs.
For all results, live scores and the schedule visit the page 2021/22 Montenegrin Championship, Total Waterpolo Arena
Mladost – Solaris 12:8 (2:0, 4:4, 3:1, 3:3)
Mornar – Jug AO 8:18 (1:5, 1:6, 3:4, 3:3)
Mladost defeated Solaris 12:8 in the big match of the day and mathematically secured 3rd place before the playoffs. The Zagreb-based team got off to a flying start and earned a 4:0 lead. Solaris got on the scoresheet in the 12th minute. The visitors added two quick goals after the first one and cut the deficit (3:4). However, Mladost controlled the game. In the middle of the third period, Mladost rebuilt a 4-goal lead (8:4). Three minutes from the end, the home side had a 12:6 advantage. Solaris scored two consolation goals after that. Marin Dasic led Mladost with four goals. Franko Lazic and Dario Rakovac added three each.
As expected, Jug had an easy task in Split and defeated Mornar convincingly (18:8). Marko Zuvela was the best scorer (3 goals). It should be noted that even Jug’s second goalkeeper Ivan Jurisic found the net. He scored the last 18th goal for the visiting team.
1.Jadran 11 – 33
2.Jug 11 – 30
3.Mladost 12 – 27
4. Solaris 11 – 16
5. Mornar 12 – 16
Medvescak – POSK 16:15 (2:2, 4:5, 6:3, 4:5)
Zadar 1952 – KPK on Sunday evening
6.Primorje 11 – 18
7. Medvescak 12 – 10
8. KPK Korcula 10 – 9
9. POSK 11 – 4
10. Zadar 1952 11 – 2
The next round is scheduled for March 16