The Karratha Kats secured second place on the North Pilbara Football League ladder after crushing Port Hedland Rovers 15.9 (99) to 4.6 (30). The Kats controlled the ball in the opening quarter at Millars Well Oval on Saturday, booting 3.3 to the Rovers’ two behinds. Rovers managed to make it a scrappy contest in the second term but were unable to stem the tide, with the Kats kicking another 3.3 to take a 32-point lead at the main break. A fired-up Kats found another gear in the third quarter, punishing the visitors with seven goals to crush the spirit of the Rovers and take complete control of the game. Two more goals from the home side in the final quarter were the final nails in the coffin for the Rovers, with the Kats cruising to the dominant 69-point victory. Kats’ Kevin Seelander bagged six goals with teammate Jackson Davey booting two of his own, while Rovers’ Ashley Mulhall kicked three goals. The victory means the Kats will face off against the undefeated Dampier Sharks in the semifinal. In the reserves, the Kats delivered a strong second half to defeat the Rovers 14.8 (92) to 6.6 (42). It was a back-and-forth contest in the first half with the Kats holding a five-point lead at the main break. The Kats kicked it up a notch in the third quarter, kicking five unanswered goals to take control of the game. With another four goals in the final term, the home team sealed victory by a 50-point margin. Jake Back bagged seven goals for the Kats while Rovers’ Coen Oreilly kicked three. The Kats will face off against the Dampier Sharks in the reserves semifinal on Saturday.