VILLA PARK - Ask goalkeeper Sam Thompson what his proudest accomplishment is and he won’t miss a beat answering.
“The Foothill (High) game last year,” he said while talking before a recent practice at Villa Park High. “I think it might have been the lowest scoring game I ever played in.”
In boys water polo highlights from Tuesday's games:
No. 4 Foothill 10, No. 6 Newport Harbor 7: Mike Miller scored four goals – one in each period -- and Bobby Lee and Gavin Scott added three apiece to lead the visiting Knights (2-1). Gavin Kunkle and freshman Hannes Daube each scored twice
Extreme heat and lightning caused several high school athletic competitions to be postponed Tuesday and forced coaches to be creative with practices.
The boys water polo match between No. 3 Huntington Beach and host Santa Margarita was called off because of concerns about high temperatures, which soared into triple digits in Rancho Santa
It didn’t take long for Orange Lutheran’s second-year varsity boys polo program to get noticed.
The Lancers went 3-2 over the weekend to finish 11th at the difficult Santa Barbara Invitational. This week, they crack the Orange County rankings at No. 10.
Orange Lutheran’s highlights in Santa Barbara included upse
With most of Orange County experiencing severe heat conditions, some of the county's high school sports programs are responding by taking precautionary measures to beat the heat.
In Anaheim, where the temperature reached 101 on Monday, Esperanza High's football team pushed the start of practice back from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The senior center scored 23 goals to help the Friars go 5-1 last week. Weber scored five goals in a 9-8 victory against then-No. 7 Dana Hills and then averaged 3.6 goals per game to help the Friars go 4-1 at the Santa Barbara Invitational to finish ninth.
Mater Dei’s boys water polo team played well Saturday but still had two regular-season streaks snapped by Harvard-Westlake of Studio City.
Morio Saito, Ben Hallock, Duncan Froomer and Evan Rosenfeld each scored twice and Anthony Ridgley added 13 saves as the Wolverines defeated Mater Dei, 10-8, in
Mater Dei's top-ranked boys water polo team and No. 3 Laguna Beach each won twice Friday to reach the semifinals of the Santa Barbara Invitational, the first major tournament of the season.
The Monarchs (3-0), the defending tournament champion and No. 2 seed, play the third-seeded Breakers (3-0) in the semifinals at Santa Barbara at 10:0
Collin See scored three goals and Jake Simmons made 12 saves to help Orange Lutheran's unranked boys water polo team upset Murrieta Valley, 10-9, in a first-round match at the Santa Barbara Invitational on Thursday night.
Murrieta Valley was seeded third in the teams' group while the Lancers were sixth. Murriieta Valle
Mater Dei and Harvard-Westlake’s first opportunity to renew their boys water polo rivalry arrives this weekend in Santa Barbara.
The fourth Santa Barbara Boys Invitational, the first major tournament of the season, begins in e
In boys water polo Tuesday:
No. 1 Mater Dei 20, Dos Pueblos of Goleta 10: Left-hander Luke Wyatt scored six goals and Nick Silvers added five as the visiting Monarchs won their season opener and built momentum for this weekend’s Santa Barbara Invitational.
Huntington Beach’s recent habit of stockpiling boys water polo talent delivered an early reward Tuesday.
The sophomore duo of attacker Matt Robert and center Quinten Osborne combined for seven goals and senior goalie Alex Wolf made 14 saves as the No. 4 Oilers defeated visiting San Clemente and Chase Hamming
Here are the latest Register boys water polo rankings:
O.C. Top 10 (9-8-14)
1. Mater Dei 0-0
2. Foothill 0-1 (lost to Carlsbad)
3. Laguna Beach 0-0
4. Huntington Beach 0-0
5. Newport Harbor 0-1 (lost to Coronado)
6. Corona del Mar 0-0
7. Dana Hills 0-0
Santa Margarita and Mission Viejo Nadadores standout Katie McLaughlin, the Register's reigning female swimmer of the year and female athlete of the year, has committed to Cal, she announced on Twitter on Sunday night.
"Committed to Cal!!" M