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2014 Boys Water Polo Archive Stories

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  • Hot Shots: Wednesday's water polo (10-29-14)
    Click through the slideshow to see O.C. boys water polo matches (Los Alamitos vs. Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley vs. Edison ) played at Newport Harbor High School on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014.
    Thu Oct 30, 2014
  • Yorba Linda slips past dangerous El Dorado BY DAN ALBANO
    Yorba Linda’s boys water polo team seized control of the North Hills League race Wednesday but not until it rallied to beat an Orange County mystery squad that proved plenty dangerous. George Allison flipped in a loose ball in front of El Dorado’s goal with 49 seconds left in the fourth period for the eventual winning
    Wed Oct 29, 2014
  • Water polo recruiting: Santa Margarita goalie Doumas commits BY DAN ALBANO
    Santa Margarita water polo goalie Nikki Doumas, who has helped the Eagles capture consecutive CIF Division 2 titles, has committed to UC San Diego, Santa Margarita coach Brian Weathersby said. Please send water polo recruiting news to Dan Albano at
    Wed Oct 29, 2014
  • Hot Shots: Tuesday's water polo (10-28-14)
    Slideshow: Sunny Hills took on host Buena Park in boys water polo on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014.
    Wed Oct 29, 2014
  • Manderino, Northwood make right moves in OT BY DAN ALBANO
    Congratulations were due Northwood boys water polo coach Jocelyn Manderino for a few reasons Tuesday night. Manderino called a bold timeout in sudden-death overtime and orchestrated a play that delivered a winning goal by JJ Meador that lifted the Timberwolves past visiting Woodbridge, 12-11, in a critical match in the Paci
    Tue Oct 28, 2014
  • Boys water polo: CIF rankings (10-27-14) BY DAN ALBANO
    Here are this week's CIF rankings in boys water polo: Division 1 1. Harvard-Westlake 2. Mater Dei 3. Loyola 4. LB Wilson 5. CdM 6. HB 7. Agoura 8. Orange Lutheran 9. Santa Margarita 10. Servite Division 2 1. Foothill 2. D
    Mon Oct 27, 2014
  • Water polo notes: Chase Hamming sets San Clemente scoring record BY DAN ALBANO
    San Clemente senior water polo standout Chase Hamming has crushed the school's all-time scoring record, Tritons coach Marc Parker reports. Hamming has 382 career goals, breaking Jordan Hewko's record of 313. NEW POOL EARMARKED FOR SUNNY HILLS Sunny Hills will break ground on a new 45-meter
    Mon Oct 27, 2014
  • Boys water polo O.C. Top 10 (10-27-14) By DAN ALBANO
    1. Mater Dei 17-4 2. Corona del Mar 16-3 3. Laguna Beach 17-6 4. Huntington Beach 16-6 5. Foothill 15-5 6. Orange Lutheran 17-6 7. Santa Margarita 16-4 8. Servite 12-9 9. Los Alamitos 10-10 10. Dana Hills 11-9
    Mon Oct 27, 2014
  • Boys water polo AOW: Kyle Beeler, Trabuco Hills BY DAN ALBANO
    Kyle Beeler Trabuco Hills The senior attacker scored four goals and added two assists and two steals to help the Mustangs upset Capistrano Valley, 10-8, to move into a first-place tie with the Cougars in the Sea View League. He also had two goals, four assists and two steals in an 11-8 victory against Aliso Niguel,
    Mon Oct 27, 2014
  • Water polo recruiting: Los Al's Spieker commits to Cal BY DAN ALBANO
    Los Alamitios water polo player Sarah Siepker has committed to Cal, Griffins report. Siepker plays club for Huntington Beach. The three-year starter helped the Griffins claim the Sunset L
    Mon Oct 27, 2014
  • Fall notebook: South Coast tennis full of intrigue
    League finals for girls tennis will be held throughout the county this week. One league sure to produce some intriguing matchups will be the South Coast League. San Clemente and Dana Hills, which are are tied at No. 5 in this week’s county top 10, finished the regular season tied atop the league standings. Both teams went 6
    Mon Oct 27, 2014
  • Mater Dei can't get past Harvard-Westlake BY DAN ALBANO
    Mater Dei’s boys water polo team gave Harvard-Westlake of Studio City another close match Saturday night but a victory against the top-ranked team in CIF-SS Division 1 remained just out of reach. Harvard-Westlake rallied from a one-goal deficit going into the fourth period by scoring four times in the final quarter for an 8-6 victo
    Sat Oct 25, 2014
  • Boys water polo: Mater Dei, Laguna Beach to clash in NorCal BY DAN ALBANO
    Mater Dei and Laguna Beach's boys water polo teams have reached the semifinals of the North-South Challenge in Northern California and face off today at 11:20 a.m. at Sacred Heart Prep. The winner will meet the Harvard-Westlake-Loyola winner in the 5:20 final. Laguna Beach advanced to the semifinals with a 14-11 victory against h
    Sat Oct 25, 2014
  • Hot Shots: Thursday's water polo (10-23-14)
    Click through the slideshow to see photos from the boys water polo match between San Juan Hills and Aliso Niguel played on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014.
    Fri Oct 24, 2014
  • Roundup: Trabuco Hills, Santa Margarita pull upsets BY DAN ALBANO
    Kyle Beeler scored five goals Thursday to help Trabuco Hills’ boys water polo team defeat host Capistrano Valley, 10-8, to move into a first-place tie with the Cougars atop the Sea View League. Jacob Rendina and
    Fri Oct 24, 2014
  • Mater Dei leads O.C. contingent into North-South Challenge BY DAN ALBANO
    Top-ranked Mater Dei, No. 3 Huntington Beach, No. 4 Laguna Beach along with Century League contender Villa Park are among the boys water polo teams competing at the North-South Challenge on Friday and Saturday in Atherton. The Monarchs (14-3) are the four-time defending tournament champion and could clash f
    Fri Oct 24, 2014
  • Water polo: Laguna Beach's Fischer commits to Stanford BY DAN ALBANO
    Laguna Beach water polo player and U.S. national team member Makenzie Fischer has committed to reigning NCAA champion
    Thu Oct 23, 2014
  • Hot Shots: Wednesday's water polo (10-22-14)
    Click through the slideshow to see photos from the Sage Hill vs. Laguna Beach boys water polo match played on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.
    Thu Oct 23, 2014
  • Swim recruiting: Laguna Beach's Juliusson commits to Purdue BY DAN ALBANO
    Laguna Beach senior swimmer Erik Juliusson of the Irvine Novaquatics has committed to Purdue, Novaquatics coach Adam Crossen reports via Twitter. Juliusson captured CIF Division 3 titles
    Thu Oct 23, 2014
  • Water polo recruiting: Beckman's Daurio commits to Harvard BY DAN ALBANO
    Beckman senior water polo player Nikki Daurio, pictured right, has committed to Harvard, Patriots girls coach Sam Bailey reports. Daurio racked up 103 goals, 46 assists and 1
    Thu Oct 23, 2014
  • McMorris determined to reach his goal line BY DAN ALBANO
    SANTA ANA – Before Malik McMorris plays a down of football Friday night for Mater Dei, he plans to pose for a family picture on the field as part of the school’s homecoming tradition for seniors. He hopes to have his father, Patrick, and perhaps his siblings by his side along with a special keepsake. McMorris wi
    Thu Oct 23, 2014
  • Hot Shots: Tuesday's water polo (10-21-14)
    Click through the slideshow to see photos from O.C. boys water polo played on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.
    Wed Oct 22, 2014
  • Troy adds to Freeway congestion at the top BY DAN ALBANO
    If water polo fans are looking for an entertaining league race to follow the next few weeks, the Freeway League might be the best pick. Troy added another plot twist to the league’s script Tuesday by defeating league favorite Sunny Hills, 13-9, behind a barrage of perimeter strikes at Troy High. The six-time defending leagu
    Tue Oct 21, 2014
  • Boys water polo: CIF rankings (10-21-14) BY DAN ALBANO
    Here are this week's CIF boys water polo polls: Division 1 1. Harvard-Westlake 2. Mater Dei 3. Loyola 4. LB Wilson 5. Corona del Mar 6.
    Tue Oct 21, 2014
  • Fall notebook: Segerstrom ready to be tested
    Segerstrom’s boys water polo team picked up a key league victory last week, but the Jaguars aren’t interested in relaxing. The reigning CIF Division 7 champion has entered this week’s Canyon/Valencia tournament, which runs Friday and Saturday. The tournament includes JSerra, Division Ayala and Empire League contender Va
    Mon Oct 20, 2014