NEWPORT BEACH – The mega-star players are gone for now. The breathtaking, power moves at center have been replaced by chemistry, depth and creativity. But not everything has changed with Mater Dei’s boys water polo team.
The Monarchs still rule the South Coast Tournament.
Mater Dei captured the 32-team tournament Satu
Sophomore Jake Markle and freshman lefty Ash Molthen each scored three goals and sophomore goalie Jake Simmons made eight saves as Orange Lutheran's No. 10 boys water polo team knocked off No. 2-ranked Laguna Beach, 11-9, in the second round of the South Coast Tournament at Newport Harbor on Thursday night.
The reigning CIF Division 1 boys water polo champion won’t be part of this week’s South Coast Tournament but there are plenty of other contenders to make it an important gathering for the Southern Section's elite division.
Huntington Beach’s boys water polo roster tantalizes on paper with several of the hottest up-and-coming names in Orange County. But the No. 3 Oilers showed a deeper side Tuesday against visiting No. 7 Servite.
In their first match since the resignation of Coach Brian Anderson, the Oilers
Huntington Beach boys water polo coach Brian Anderson, who helped build the Oilers into one of Orange County's top programs, has resigned for personal reasons just weeks into one of the school's most antic
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
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
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
Beckman’s boys water polo team might be young but the Patriots showed Saturday they have no intention of backing down.
Counting on a starting lineup that included three sophomores and a freshman, Beckman finished second at the Poway Invitational for the second consecutive season.
Beckman (4-1) fell in the final to San Diego
Santa Margarita’s first attempt at blending its returning water polo talent with some intriguing newcomers started a bit slowly Wednesday but eventually produced a winning formula.
Sam Slobodien scored six goals and goalie Ryan Melosini made 12 saves as the No. 10 Eagles recovered from an early two-goal deficit to bea
SAN CLEMENTE – If one wants to experience an entertaining side of the Hamming’s sibling rivalry, ask the San Clemente water polo triplets how they share a car when it comes to their conflicting work schedules.
Good-natured banter follows and their different personalities quickly surface.
In a high-pitched voice, Mi
Former Edison and Ca swimmer Tom Shields broke his American short-courd record by capturing the 200-meter butterfly in 1:50.08 at a FINA World Cup meet in Doha, Qatar.
Shields also moved closer to the world record of 1:48.56 set by Chad Le Clos of South Africa in 2013.
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