Water polo wins first round of CIF

Water polo wins first round of CIF

The boys’ water polo team upset last year’s Division I champion Orange Lutheran 9-8 on Thursday night and will advance to the Division I CIF semifinals. The team went down 6-3 and trailed for the first half, but attackers Pierce Maloney ’19 and Nico Tierney ’20 propelled the Wolverines to a comeback. Tierney scored the winning […]

D-none bound: finding value in more than just recruitment

D-none bound: finding value in more than just recruitment

Junior year: finding value in sports when you’re not the best player Junior year is demanding academically, but it also may just be the height of our social lives, too. Compound these factors with the schedules required of a sport, and obligations can feel inordinately demanding, especially for someone who is not the best on […]

Water polo wins league game

The boys’ water polo team defeated Alemany 24-1 on Wednesday afternoon in the team’s fourth league game of the season. Alemany is usually a much weaker team than the Wolverines, who defeated them last year by a score of 22-2. Despite the inferior opponent, players said that games against weaker teams in the league provide […]

Water polo edged again

The boys’ water polo team lost its third game of the year, this time falling 9-8 to Newport in double-overtime Sept. 20. Behind the 14 saves of goalkeeper Sam Krutonog ’18, the Wolverines held a two-goal lead at home in the fourth quarter. Pierce Maloney ’19 and Ryan Neapole ’19 combined for five goals, but […]

Water polo rebounds

The boys’ water polo team defeated Agoura 8-5 in the first game of the Elite 8 Tournament on Thursday afternoon. Coming off of an 8-4 loss to Mater Dei, the players said that they felt ready to play and were confident in the game plan. The Wolverines jumped out to an early lead and were […]

Water polo comes up short

After two wins to start the season, the boys’ water polo team fell short for the first time this season, losing 8-4 to the Mater Dei Monarchs on Thursday night. This marks the team’s 10th loss in the last five seasons. The Wolverines defeated the Monarchs in both meetings last season, but brought a weaker […]