Laguna captured three open division titles this past week at the USA Water Polo Junior Olympics, which was held at area pools and the Woollett Center in Irvine.
18’s – Set finished fourth. 680 Red from Northern Califorina won the title.
16’s – Set finished fifth. Rose Bowl Red was the champion.
14’s – Laguna beat Commerce 10-9 for the title. Nicole Struss was named MVP.
12’s – Laguna defeated Riverside 5-3 for the title. Charlotte Riches was selected MVP.
10’s – Laguna outscored Huntington Beach 5-3 for the title. Sofia Umeda earned the spot as MVP.
10’s Coed – Laguna finished fourth, while Newport won the title
USA Water Polo
The Women’s Senior National team defeated Spain 13-6 to win their second straight FINA World Championship last Saturday, July 29 in Budapest. In the pool and on the deck Laguna was well represented by sisters Makenzie and Aria Fischer and Laguna’s high school coach Ethan Damato, who served as an assistant coach. Corona del Mar’s Maddie Musselman was the tournament MVP.