Girls Water Polo (3-0)

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The nation’s top prep water polo team crushed Los Alamitos 14-2 in a “home” game played on Tuesday, Dec. 15 at the full size pool at Capistrano Valley High School. Natalie Selin got things going at the 5:27 mark with a score off a pass by Mia Salvini. Haley Evens added the second on the next possession from a Bella Baldridge pass. Overall Selin, Salvini, and Baldridge each had three goals to lead the team while Holly Parker and Thea Walsh shared keeper duties. On Tuesday, Dec. 8 Laguna crush Edison 21-3 as they scored on their first seven possessions on their way to a 9-0 first quarter lead.

Laguna will face their first major challenge this Saturday, Dec. 19 with a match against second ranked Orange Lutheran at 11 a.m. at Santa Margarita HS. Breakers travel to Newport Harbor on Wednesday, Dec. 23 and will conclude the month defending their Newport Holiday Cup crown on Dec. 29-30. Breakers have limited their use of the undersized Laguna Community Pool to only four home games this season all against weaker scheduled opponents.

The JV squad (6-1) finished third at the Irvine “El Nino Cup” this past weekend competing against varsity teams. Laguna defeated Rancho Buena Vista varsity 10-4, Woodbridge varsity 17-2, lost to eventual champion La Jolla 12-3 but bounced back to beat host Irvine varsity 14-5. The JV will face Newport Harbor JV on Dec. 23 and will then be off until Jan. 7.

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