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 […]

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 […]

Water polo wins first home game

The boys’ water polo team won its home-opener against Murrieta Valley 10-4 on Wednesday afternoon. The team was down 2-0 in the first quarter but rallied back on an 8-2 run. With the victory, the squad has started the season 2-0. Murrieta’s goalkeeper had three saves in the first quarter, as his team went up […]

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