A new-look NCAA men’s water polo championship will have a familiar team seeking a record title this weekend at Stanford.
Five-time defending champion USC is the top seed for the expanded tournament, which begins Thursday with two new play-in games.
The Trojans (26-4) play Saturday at 1 p.m. against the winner of Thur
Minna Mattis scored five goals and Shannon Grossman added three as Troy’s girls water polo team opened its season with a 10-5 victory against visiting La Serna on Wednesday.
Goalie Jessica Harris added 10
In girls water polo Tuesday:
No. 9 Rosary 11, Yorba Linda 8 (OT): Sabrina Garabet and Anastacia Gonzalez each scored four goals to help the visiting Royals (2-0) edge the Mustangs (0-1). Garabet, a freshman, also had four assists while goalie Jessica Hermosillo made 11 saves for Ro
Kacey Avalos, Santa Margarita, Sr.; Madison Baba, Dana Hills, Jr.; Bella Baldridge, Laguna Beach, Fr.; Kelli Baumgardner, Santa Margarita, Sr.; Taylor Best, Yorba Linda, Sr.; Sydney Blubaugh, Mater Dei, Sr.; Cara Borkovec, Laguna Beach, Sr.; Haley Bowe, Irvine, Sr.; Hannah Caskey, Ga
1. Laguna Beach: Breakers also ranked No. 1 in preseason CIF-SS Division 1 poll.
2. Foothill: Knights graduated a ton but still well-stocked with talent.
3. Newport Harbor: Defense should be tough with Cleo Harrington and Carlee Kapana in goal.
4. Corona del Mar: Ex-Newport Harbor
Villa Park Classic, Dec, 12-14; Newport Harbor at Foothill, Dec. 13; Corona del Mar at Newport Harbor, Dec. 20; Holiday Cup, Jan. 3-4; Foothill at Corona del Mar, Jan. 8; Foothill at Laguna Beach, Jan. 10; Division 2 Showcase at Santa Margarita, Jan. 11; Santa Margarita at Mater Dei, Jan. 14; Santa Barbara TOC, Jan
The steady progression of Laguna Beach’s girls water polo program has led to a natural goal for the upcoming season.
“This year is all about taking that next step,” Breakers coach Ethan Damato said. “Our goal is to go play for a CIF championship.”
Laguna Beach might have enough talent to make
A wild MPSF men’s water polo season appears headed for a dramatic finale this weekend as the University of Pacific plays host to the conference tournament that will help sort the competition for the new-loo
Segerstrom's boys water polo team showed Saturday how far it has come in just three varsity seasons.
The Jaguars captured their first CIF-SS title, and they did it with several players who learned to swim in high school.
Many of Orange County's top programs receive incoming freshmen who have played age-group water polo for years,
IRVINE - When their journey finally ended Saturday, Segerstrom’s boys water polo players took turns kissing their newly acquired prize:
The school’s first CIF water polo championship plaque.
The Jaguars, in their third season of playing at the varsity level, capped a rapid ascent to CIF prominence by edging Yorba Lind
IRVINE – Mater Dei’s boys water polo players slowly exchanged hugs afterward, almost as if they didn’t want to let go of a special time.
Monarchs coach Chris Segesman clapped for his players as they swam to the edge of the pool, defeated in the CIF-Southern Section finals for the first time since 2007.
IRVINE – Foothill's boys water polo team knew what to do Wednesday night when it trailed by two goals with less than six minutes left in the CIF-SS Division 2 semifinals.
The Knights did what they've done all season: fight back.
The Century League's second-place team used a potent power play and a stout man-down defense to
IRVINE – If Mater Dei’s boys water polo team was vulnerable to a so-called trap game, one seemed to float in its path Wednesday night in the CIF-SS Division 1 semifinals.
The three-time defending Division 1 champion faced Loyola of Los Angeles (15-14) -- an upset winner against Long Beach Wilson in the quarterfinals -- and pl
Welcome to CIF Central '13, OCVarsity's landing page for coverage of the 2013 boys water polo playoffs.
Click on the following links to find the complete brackets. The brackets will be updated following each round of the playoffs.