Flintridge Prep Beats La Salle, Poly in League Games

(Photos by Sebastian Moore / OUTLOOK) - Flintridge Prep sophomore Elliott Oakes scored one goal to help the Wolves win a league game over La Salle last week.

First published in the Oct. 20 print issue of the Pasadena Outlook.

The Flintridge Prep varsity boys’ water polo team won a Prep League game against visiting La Salle College Preparatory, 18-8, last Friday.
Senior John Bennett had 13 saves, sophomore Charlie Simonian collected six goals, and senior Noah Corral registered four goals. Senior Henry Brookbanks produced three goals, while senior Ty Young finished with two goals. Senior Aidan Grimm, sophomore Ridley Tolleson and sophomore Elliott Oakes each scored once, while Aram Kedeshian recorded four saves.
The Wolves edged visiting Polytechnic in double overtime 14-12 in a league game last Wednesday. Bennett amassed 19 saves, while Corral racked up seven goals. Brookbanks tallied three goals, while senior Michael Gamboa, Tolleson, Simonian and Oaks each had one goal
Flintridge Prep competed in the Claremont Tournament Oct. 7-8, finishing with a 2-2 record. The Wolves lost their tournament finale last Saturday against Santana High of Santee, 22-8. Tolleson scored three goals, Corral and Simonian each tallied a pair of goals, and Young had one goal.
Flintridge Prep narrowly defeated Glendora, 10-8, to open action on the second day of tournament play. Oakes stepped up in the cage and registered eight saves while Corral posted a game-high four goals. Young and Simonian each recorded a pair of goals, while Brookbanks and Grimm each finished with one goal.
The Wolves ended the first day of tournament play with an 8-6 victory over Temescal Canyon High of Lake Elsinore, as freshman goalie Carter Morrell had five saves. Simonian collected three goals, Brookbanks added a pair of goals, and Corral, Young and Oakes each registered one goal.
Flintridge Prep opened tournament action by falling to Roosevelt High of Los Angeles, 12-9, as Corral led with a game-high four goals. Brookbanks tallied three goals while Young and Oakes each had one goal.
The Wolves were previously edged in a league match by visiting Palos Verdes Chadwick, 9-8.
Flintridge Prep (15-6 overall, 3-2 in league) will visit Chadwick for a league game on Friday, Oct. 21, at 3:30 p.m.


La Salle junior Sam Zhang recorded two goals in a pair of league games last week as the Lancers moved to 7-12 overall.

The Lancers remained winless in Prep League action after falling at Flintridge Prep, 18-8, last Friday.
La Salle lost a league game to visiting Palos Verdes Chadwick, 15-4, last Wednesday. Freshman Tanner Borowitz racked up seven steals, two goals and two blocks, while sophomore Jake Jin tallied six steals. Senior Isaac “Zacky” Culver produced three steals and one goal, while junior Sam Zhang recorded one goal and two steals. Senior Luca Yurchak posted two steals and one assist, senior Noah Sheikh had two steals, and sophomore Zachary Cote collected one steal and one assist. Senior Dustin Goei finished with five saves, sophomore Brady Goei had two saves and one steal, and seniors Quinn Nevell and Lucas Tiet each registered one steal.
The Lancers lost a league game at Polytechnic, 19-6, last Monday. Nevell recorded two goals, one steal and one block, Borowitz produced two goals, two blocks, two steals and one assist, and junior Ryan Rivard posted three steals, one goal and one assist. Jin finished with five steals, Zhang scored once, and Culver registered three steals, one block and one assist. Dustin Goei collected four saves, senior Gus Gladstein tallied two steals and one assist, and senior Miguel Del Rio had one steal.
La Salle previously dropped a high-scoring league game at Brentwood School in Los Angeles, 19-12. Nevell collected three goals, one steal and one assist, Borowitz produced two goals, three blocks, two steals and two assists, and Culver posted two goals, three assists, two steals and one block. Zhang registered two goals, three steals and one assist, Rivard and Jin each had one goal and two steals, and Cote scored once. Brady Goei tallied five saves and three assists, Gladstein had one block, Yurchak finished with one steal and Tiet recorded one assist.
The Lancers (7-12 overall, 0-7 in league) will visit Brentwood School for a rematch on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 4 p.m.


St. Francis High School sophomore Nick Karamarian scored twice to help the Golden Knights defeat Upland in a nonleague game on Saturday.

The Golden Knights routed host Upland, 14-4, in a nonleague matchup on Saturday, as senior Jason Alietti amassed a game-high nine goals. Senior Noel Gutierrez and sophomore Nick Karamarian each scored a pair of goals, while senior Jozef Gutierrez posted one goal.
SFHS (11-12 overall, 0-3 in league) previously competed in the Claremont Tournament between, finishing 13th in the Open Division bracket with a 1-3 record. St. Francis lost to Chaparral High of Temecula, 12-9, after defeating Temescal Canyon, 16-6, on the second day of tournament play. SFHS opened the tournament with losses to Glendora, 13-10, and Rancho Bernardo High of San Diego, 18-11. Individual statistics were not reported to the Pasadena Outlook.


Poly’s Bobby Hall and the rest of the Panthers’ varsity squad moved to 9-10 overall after losing to Flintridge Prep in overtime last week.

The Panthers lost a Prep League game at Flintridge Prep, 14-12 in double overtime, last Wednesday after winning a league game over visiting La Salle College Preparatory 19-6 last Monday.
The Panthers previously competed in the third annual October Classic on Oct. 7-8, finishing tournament action with a 1-3 record. Poly won its tournament finale over Temescal Canyon High of Lake Elsinore, 15-2. The Panthers lost to Chaparral High of Temecula, 10-2, Santana High of Santee, 16-3, and Troy High of Fullerton, 14-3, earlier in the tournament. Individual statistics were not reported to the Pasadena Outlook.
Poly (9-10 overall, 3-2 in league) will visit Brentwood School in Los Angeles for a league rematch on Friday, Oct. 21, at 3:30 p.m.