Water Polo/ Dec 06 2022

San Dimas’ Killian Pressley & Danny Feola Named CIF-SS D-5 Player & Coach of the Year; Saints Claimed First Title in Program History

Photos by Josh Thompson Boys Water Polo: All-CIF Division 5: Coach of the Year: Danny Feola, San Dimas Player of the Year: Killian Pressley, San Dimas senior First Team: Andon Hanson, San Dimas sophomore David Gonzalez, San Dimas junior Joshua Rizzo, Don Lugo senior Ethan Brown, Don Lugo senior Noah Plunkett, Don Lugo senior Owen […]

By Brian Baiotto

Water Polo/ Nov 13 2022

San Dimas Wins First CIF-SS Boys Water Polo Title in School History; Zazueta Scores 5 Goals in Saints 11-6 Victory Over Don Lugo

Photos and game info/stats from Josh Thompson Boys Water Polo: San Dimas didn’t just win their first-ever CIF-SS (Division 5) boys water polo championship on Saturday at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center in Irvine. They did so in dominating fashion. SDHS got out to an early two-goal lead and cruised to an 11-6 victory […]

By Brian Baiotto

Water Polo/ Nov 10 2022

San Dimas Earns Way Into Saturday’s CIF-SS D-5 Finals After Wednesday’s 10-4 Victory Over Buena Park

Boys Water Polo: San Dimas is one win away from claiming a CIF-SS Division 5 championship. The Saints picked up a 10-4 road victory at Buena Park on Wednesday to earn a spot in Saturday’s final against Don Lugo. SDHS already has two wins against the Conquistadores in 2022. The Saints had a balanced offensive […]

By Brian Baiotto

Water Polo/ Nov 06 2022

Duenas Scores 5 Goals, as San Dimas Defeats Oxnard, 13-6, in D-5 Quarterfinal; Gonzalez Shuts Down Yellowjackets Offense

Boys Water Polo: San Dimas had a long day on Saturday. But it was worth every second. The Saints took a 90-mile trip to Oxnard in the CIF-SS Division 5 quarterfinal round. SDHS trailed by one goal after the first period. San Dimas, however, would out-score Oxnard, 12-4, the rest of the way. Anthony Duenas […]

By Brian Baiotto

Water Polo/ Nov 03 2022

Anthony Duenas & Killian Pressley Score 4 Goals Apiece in San Dimas’ 20-3 Victory Over Palm Springs in CIF D-5 Opener

Thanks to Jack Nance for stats/info/photo Boys Water Polo: For all intents and purposes, San Dimas put Tuesday’s CIF-SS Division 5 playoff opener away in the first period. The Saints led 7-0 after eight minutes of play and cruised to a 20-3 victory over their visitors from Palm Springs. Anthony Duenas and Killian Pressley led […]

By Brian Baiotto

Water Polo/ Sep 16 2022

Munoz & Encarnacion Lead West Covina to 26-6 Thumping of Monrovia; Bulldogs Improve to 10-3

Boys Water Polo: West Covina didn’t waste any time in putting away Thursday’s nonleague contest with visiting Monrovia. The Bulldogs had an 11-goal lead at the half and cruised to a 26-6 victory over the Wildcats. Andrew Encarnacion and Matthew Munoz led WCHS with seven goals and two assists apiece. Zachary Elhusseiny had six goals […]

By Brian Baiotto

Water Polo/ Sep 10 2022

West Covina Defeats Chaffey & Bishop Diego at Friday’s Chino Hills Tournament; Munoz Scores 12 Goals for Bulldogs

Boys Water Polo: West Covina picked up a pair of victories on Friday in the Chino Hills Tournament. The Bulldogs defeated Chaffey, 18-4, and closed out the day with a 16-9 triumph of Bishop Diego. In game one, West Covina is looking to secure a 1st place trophy this weekend at the Chino Hills Tournament. […]

By Brian Baiotto

Water Polo/ Sep 09 2022

West Covina Jumps Out to 8-0 Lead & Cruises to 21-11 Victory Over Wilson

Boys Water Polo: West Covina put Thursday’s nonleague contest with Wilson away early. The Bulldogs outscored the Wildcats, 8-0, in the first quarter, and cruised to a 21-11 victory. WCHS is now 6-2 to start the 2022 season. Zachary Elhussieny led the way with five goals, three assists and a steal. Matthew Munoz netted three […]

By Brian Baiotto

Water Polo/ Sep 04 2022

Matthew Munoz Scores 10 Goals in West Covina’s 14-10 Victory Over Beaumont; Bulldogs Finish Third in Gold Division at Corona Invite

Boys Water Polo: West Covina rebounded nicely from a setback on Saturday afternoon. The Bulldogs dropped a 13-9 decision to Xavier Prep, but shortly after that disappointment, the Bulldogs would finish the day with a 14-10 victory over Beaumont. It was good enough for third place at the Corona Invite. Matthew Munoz was unstoppable, scoring […]

By Brian Baiotto

Water Polo/ Aug 26 2022

Matthew Munoz Scores Six Goals in West Covina’s 14-8 Victory at Ontario High School

Boys Water Polo: For the second consecutive match, West Covina found itself in a high-scoring shootout. On Tuesday, the Bulldogs fell, 14-12, at Saddleback. Fast forward two days, and WCHS would claim a 14-8 victory at Ontario High School. West Covina led 9-3 at the half and the outcome was never in doubt. Matthew Munoz […]

By Brian Baiotto

Water Polo/ Sep 23 2021

Glendora Gets 16 Saves From Alex Thomas & Claims a 9-8 Victory Over Rancho Cucamonga

Boys Water Polo: Glendora finished strong in Wednesday’s showdown with visiting Rancho Cucamonga. After not scoring in the first quarter, the Tartans’ outlasted the Cougars, and claimed a 9-8 victory. Alex Thomas: had 16 saves in goal for GHS. Josh Lamberton had four goals, two assists and four steals. Charlie Peralta contributed three goals, five […]

By Brian Baiotto

Water Polo/ Sep 21 2021

CIF-SS Boys Water Polo Poll: Alta Loma, Etiwanda, Los Osos, Rancho Cucamonga & St. Francis all Ranked

Boys Water Polo: September 20, 2021 Division 1: T-1 Mater Dei T-1 Newport Harbor T-1 Huntington Beach 4- Orange Lutheran 5- Harvard Westlake 6- JSerra 7- Laguna Beach T-8: Foothill T-8 Loyola T-8 Palos Verdes 11- Los Alamitos 12- Santa Barbara 13- Oaks Christian 14- LB Wilson 15- Santa Margarita 16- Corona del Mar 17- […]

By Brian Baiotto

Water Polo/ Sep 18 2021

Glendora Defeats Western & Arcadia in Tournament Play on Friday

Water Polo: After dropping their first three matches of the 2021 season, Glendora has now won four in a row. On Friday, GHS defeated Western, 27-7, and later, the Tartans edged Arcadia, 17-13, in tournament play. In the first match (Western), Josh Lamberton had six goals, an assist and two steals. Charlie Peralta contributed four […]

By Brian Baiotto

Water Polo/ Sep 15 2021

West Covina Opens Valle Vista League Action With 21-10 Victory at The Webb Schools

Boys Water Polo: West Covina got out to an early lead in Tuesday’s Valle Vista League opener and the Bulldogs never looked back. WCHS earned a 21-10 victory at The Webb Schools. Ryan Diaz was solid in goal with 17 saves. And the WCHS offense got contributions throughout their lineup. Zach Elhussieny and Matthew Munoz […]

By Brian Baiotto

Water Polo/ Sep 08 2021

Peralta & Perone Score Three Goals Apiece in Glendora’s 11-7 Victory Over Temescal Canyon

Boys Water Polo: After opening the 2021 season with three consecutive losses and being outscored by 19 goals over that stretch, Glendora has now won two matches in a row. The Tartans picked up their first win last Thursday in a 19-3 beatdown of California High School. And on Tuesday afternoon, GHS defeated Temescal Canyon, […]

By Brian Baiotto

Water Polo/ Sep 08 2021

Andrew Encarnacion & Zach Elhusseiny Scored Four Goals Apiece, But Saddleback Defeats West Covina, 11-9, on Tuesday

Boys Water Polo: Saddleback made a trip out to the SGV from Santa Ana and edged West Covina, 11-9, on Tuesday. The Bulldogs scored seven goals in the first and fourth quarters combined, but WCHS had just one goal apiece in the second and third periods. Andrew Encarnacion and Zach Elhusseiny scored four goals each […]

By Brian Baiotto

Water Polo/ Sep 03 2021

West Covina Cruises to 27-13 Victory at Montclair; Elhusseiny Scores 10 Goals for Bulldogs

Water Polo: For the second consecutive game, the West Covina water polo program had an offensive explosion. Two days after the Bulldogs opened the 2021 season with a 23-8 victory over visiting Baldwin Park, the WCHS offense was back at it again. This time, the Bulldogs claimed a 27-13 victory at Montclair. A 9-2, first-quarter, […]

By Brian Baiotto

Water Polo/ Sep 01 2021

Zachary Elhusseiny Scores Seven Goals in West Covina’s 23-8, Season-Opening Victory Over Baldwin Park

Boys Water Polo: West Covina jumped on Baldwin Park early in Tuesday’s season opener and never looked back. The Bulldogs outscored the Braves, 7-2, in the first period, and claimed a 23-8 victory. Zachary Elhusseiny led the way with seven goals. Matthew Munoz scored four times in the win. Izaiah Reyes chipped in with three goals. […]

By Brian Baiotto