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Roundup: Edison stuns Santa Margarita at buzzer, Brumm nearing 500th
Jake Moss scored out of a timeout play just before the buzzer as Edison's boys water polo team stayed hot Tuesday with an 18-17 victory at previously county-ranked Santa Margarita.
Edison coach Diggy Riley called timeout with five seconds left in fourth period and the score locked, 17-17. The Chargers lined up all six of their field players at the 5-meter line and ran a pick play for Moss, whose shot bounced off the side-post and in off the goalie's head just before the final buzzer.
"Never seen that in all my years of playing and coaching. Bar, head-in to win it," Riley said in a text message of Moss' winning strike. "Crazy."
Moss finished with five goals and six assists.
Alex Nathan scored seven goals and added three assists for Edison (12-7), which defeated then-No. 8 Capistrano Valley, 12-11, over the weekend at the Villa Park Classic.
Edison opens Sunset League play Wednesday night against Los Alamitos at Newport Harbor at 6:05 p.m.
In other nonleague games:
Foothill 21, Brea Olinda 7: JT Miller scored four goals as the visiting Knights notched the 497th career victory of Coach Jim Brumm. The veteran coach could notch 500th career victory this weekend at the S & R Sport tournament.
Mater Dei 17, Long Beach Wilson 3: Luke Wyatt and Sean Duncan each scored three goals apiece and Nolan Strout added nine saves to lead the host Monarchs.
Harvard-Westlake 21, El Toro 5: The two-time defending Division 1 champion Wolverines improved to 8-0 with a victory against the visiting Chargers.
In the Pacific Coast League:
Corona del Mar 12, Beckman 7: Andres White and Brendan Hack each scored three goals to lead the host Sea Kings. Ian Holder netted four goal for the Patriots. Corona del Mar led, 7-3, at halftime.
In the Golden West League:
Westminster 8, Orange 5: Brandon Edwards made 12 saves to lead the Lions to a key league victory.