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CIF CHAMPS: Attacker Alex Button ’21 rises above her opponent, looking to pass in the 13-12 win against San Clemente on Feb. 22. Credit: Woo Sim

Girls water polo makes history with CIF win

Charlie Wang March 4, 2020

Two years ago, the girls’ water polo team exited the Woollett Aquatic Center empty-handed after losing the CIF-SS Division III Championship 6-5 to Woodrow Wilson High School. The team was forced to...

Matt Kubeck and the girls' water polo team celebrate as time expires in the CIF Division II Finals.  Credit: Wu Sim

Girls’ Water Polo wins first CIF-SS Division II Title

Charlie Wang February 23, 2020

In only their second year after moving up from Division III, the girls water polo team won its first CIF-SS Division II championship, defeating San Clemente High School 13-12. The team won on a late goal...

Goalkeeper Nolan Krutonog '20 surveys the pool for teammates in the match against Loyola High School. Credit: Sandra Koretz/Chronicle

Boys’ Water Polo wins Mission League

Jaidev Pant October 30, 2019

The boys water polo team beat Loyola High School 12-7 in their final regular season game of the season and were crowned Mission League Champions. Previous Matchups  The squad previously faced Loyola...

Water polo coach steps down

Kyle Reims September 23, 2019

Emily Greenwood stepped down as Program Head for the girls' water polo team, according to a statement put out by the school on Friday, Sept. 13. In the team’s two seasons under Greenwood, it won consecutive...

In it to win it: A look into the most successful athletic programs at the school

In it to win it: A look into the most successful athletic programs at the school

Keila McCabe February 21, 2019

With the sun beating down on the field, Caroline Sturgeon '20 crouched in the goal, her heart racing as her eyes focused on a quick Huntington Beach High School midfielder weaving through defenders. The...

Boys’ water polo wins Mission League Title

William Seymour October 24, 2018

The boys’ water polo team beat Loyola High School 11-9 in an overtime away game on Wednesday night establishing the Wolverines as Mission League Champions. The squad was up by one goal with less than...

Keller Maloney, '18, winds his arm before scoring.

Water polo wins first round of CIF

Asa Saperstein November 3, 2017

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...

Water polo cruises on senior night

Asa Saperstein October 26, 2017

In the final league game of the year, the boys' water polo team routed St. Francis 25-0. The water polo team at St. Francis was formed just two years ago. Compared to a record of 25-2 last year, the Wolverines...

Water polo wins league game

Asa Saperstein October 18, 2017

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...

Water polo games cancelled due to fires

Asa Saperstein October 13, 2017

Games of the North/South Challenge tournament were cancelled due to fire scares, but Head of Aquatics Brian Flacks organized others games for the boys' water polo team to play. The team fell 9-7 to Drake...

Water polo edged again

Asa Saperstein September 20, 2017

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...

Water polo takes third in tournament

Asa Saperstein September 17, 2017

The boys' water polo team finished in third place in the Elite 8 Tournament on Sept. 16. After falling to Huntington Beach 9-8 on Friday, the team defeated them on Saturday to secure third place. The Wolverines...

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