Roundup: Dana Hills holds off San Clemente on late power-play strike
Bryce Dunn snapped a tie with a power-play goal with 2:36 left in the fourth period to lift Dana Hills' No. 10 boys water polo team past San Clemente, 10-9, in a South Coast League match Tuesday.
Dana Hills' execution with the extra attacker proved critical. The Dolphins (7-7, 2-1) finished 4 for 4 on the power-play while San Clemente went 2 for 8.
Freshman goalie Justin Edward made 10 saves for Dana Hills, including one against a penalty shot.
Jack McLaughlin paced Dana Hills with three goals. The senior also scored with 4:14 remaining to give the Dolphins a 9-8 lead.
Dana Hills led, 7-4, at halftime but the Tritons tied the score, 8-8, going into the fourth period.
In other games:
In the Pacific Coast League:
Northwood 17, University 12: Collin Press scored five goals and Sheer Karny added four to pace the visiting Timberwolves (13-3, 1-1). Northwood led, 11-10, going into the fourth period and outscored the Trojans, 6-2, in the fourth period. Benjamin Gomez scored six goals for University (6-9, 1-1).
No. 4 Corona del Mar 11, Beckman 5: Tamir Avital scored five goals and Matt Moran-Flores added nine saves to lead the visiting Sea Kings (7-3, 2-0), who led, 5-0, at halftime.
Woodbridge 6, Irvine 4: Freshman Riley Pittman scored three goals and sophomore Grant Smith added 10 saves to lead the visiting Warriors (12-7, 1-1).
In the Sea View League:
Tesoro 16, Mission Viejo 9: James Martin scored six goals and Nicholas Garabedian made 15 saves as the host Titans (6-5, 2-0) beat the Diablos, champions of the recent Grafton Weiss tournament.
In the Garden Grove League:
Los Amigos 11, Garden Grove 8: Phillip Nguyen, Loc Tran and Jaime Villalpondo scored three goals apiece for the Lobos (4-10, 1-0) in their league-opener at Garden Grove.
No. 1 Mater Dei 13, Long Beach Wilson 7: Jackson Seybold scored six goals and Christian Hockenbury racked up eight steals to lead the Monarchs at the Belmont Plaza outdoor pool. Chris Martinez added eight saves for Mater Dei, which led, 8-3, at halftime.
Costa Mesa 13, San Juan Hills 10: Brent McLain netted seven goals in the loss for the host Stallions (6-8).