IRVINE – The return of a standout player and a trademark counterattack powered Mater Dei’s boys water polo team back to familiar waters Wednesday night.
Attacker Nick Lavayen returned from about a month absence because of a thumb injury to score four goals off the bench, leading the second-seeded Monarchs past upstart
Spectators will be able to attend the CIF-SS boys water polo semifinals in Divisions 1, 2 and 3 at the two-pool Woollett Aquatics Center in Irvine on Wednesday for a single admission price. Adult tickets will be $10 while students with ID will be $5.
Also, a live stream of the Division 1 games will be shown by GoLivePolo.com. The stream,
Reigning Register girls water polo player of the year and U.S. national team member Makenzie Fischer of Laguna Beach signed with Stanford on Wednesday, the senior said.
The defending CIF Division 1 champion Breakers also had Taylor Julson and Daniela Lucidi sign with Long Beach State and Brighid Burnes committ
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A list of the Orange County athletes who signed their National Letter of Intent (or submitted a letter of commitment to an Ivy League school or military academy).
Bobby Ay, El Toro, Cal Poly SLO
Brandon Alamo, Cypress Cal State Fullerton
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.
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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
Servite swimmer Stephen Marcin of the Irvine Novaquatics has committed to Penn, the swim club announced on Twitter.
Marcin finished second in the 500-yard free last season at the CIF-SS Division 1 finals with a time of 4 minutes, 24.30 seconds. He also took fourth in the 200 free with a swift time of 1 minute, 38.16 seconds.
Foothill swimmer Spencer Kendall of the SoCal club has committed to Cornell, SoCal coach Stephen Pickell reports.
Kendall finished seventh in the 200-yard freestyle at last season's CIF Division 1 finals with a 1:40.23. He dipped under 1:40 in prelims with a swift 1:39.95.
He also placed 18th in the 500 free with a
Corona del Mar standout swimmer Meagan Popp of the Irvine Novaquatics has committed to Harvard, her club coach, Ken LaMont, said on Twitter on Wednesday.
"Committed to Harvard!!!" the senior wrote on her Instagram page. "I couldn't be more excited."
Popp captured the 500-yard freestyle and 100 backstroke at the Paci
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