First published in the Dec. 15 print issue of the Pasadena Outlook.
The Flintridge Sacred Heart varsity girls’ water polo team remained unbeaten after defeating host Mayfield Senior, 21-1, in a nonleague game at Occidental College last Friday.
The Tologs are off to their best start in school history with an 11-0 record while outscoring opponents 211-46 over that span. FSHA’s offense has been relentless by scoring 20-plus goals in six games while the defense has limited opponents to five or fewer goals in eight games.
The Tologs picked up their 10th straight victory after beating host Flintridge Prep in La Cañada Flintridge, 16-3, in a nonleague game last Wednesday. Marisol Cowles racked up a game-high seven goals while Lily Waggoner registered three goals. Kaitlyn Beltz added a pair of goals while Guinevere Andrews, Kate Dolan and Bella Valdivia each scored once.
FSHA recently won the Claremont tournament gold bracket after crushing Ramona 16-4, as Cowles amassed a game-high seven goals. Dolan registered four goals, Waggoner produced three goals, and Andrews and Audrey Lawlor each scored once.
The Tologs opened the second day of tournament play by defeating Culver City, 11-6. Waggoner tallied a game-high five goals while Cowles posted four goals. Natalia DeKansky finished with seven saves in the cage while Beltz and Dolan each had one goal.
FSHA ended the first day of tournament play by blanking Pacifica High of Garden Grove, 18-0. Cowles amassed a game-high nine goals while Dolan recorded five goals. Waggoner scored a pair of goals, Reese Artura and Sabrina Lauron each added one goal, and DeKansky had one save.
Flintridge Sacred Heart opened tournament play by routing Montebello 25-6 as Cowles amassed a game-high 10 goals. It was the team’s fifth consecutive game with over 20 goals scored. Waggoner racked up six goals while Dolan finished with four goals. Lawlor registered two goals while Maddie DeRobertis, Beltz and Artura each scored once.
The Tologs crushed host San Marino, 22-1, in a nonleague game. Waggoner racked up a game-high six goals, Cowles tallied five goals and Dolan produced four goals. DeRobertis and Lawlor each recorded two goals while Artura and Beltz each added one goal.
FSHA previously routed Polytechnic, 21-2, in a nonleague game, as Cowles racked up game-high seven goals. Waggoner and Artura each finished with four goals while Dolan registered three goals. Andrews had two goals, DeRobertis scored once, DeKansky tallied three saves and Lauren Larson had one save.
The Tologs will host Westridge School in a nonleague game on Thursday, Jan. 5.
POLY – PHOTO GALLERY
The Panthers remained unbeaten in Prep League action after defeating visiting Flintridge Prep of La Cañada Flintridge, 13-9, last Friday. Senior Liz Fogassa registered five goals, junior Natalie Vincent tallied three goals and junior Kaylin Yagura finished with one goal.
Poly routed visiting Brentwood School of Los Angeles, 13-4, in its league opener last Tuesday, as Fogassa racked up a game-high eight goals. Vincent and Yagura each scored a pair of goals while senior Tonanxochitl Ortega had one goal.
The Panthers edged visiting Glendale, 10-9, in a nonleague game on Dec. 3. Vincent produced four goals, Fogassa recorded three goals, and sophomore Ani Hovsepyan, Ortega and Yagura each had one goal.
Poly lost a nonleague game at Arcadia, 15-10, as Fogassa registered six goals. Yagura posted two goals while Ortega and junior Willa Bortz each scored once.
The Panthers previously lost a nonleague game against powerhouse Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy of La Cañada Flintridge, 21-2, as Ortega and Yagura each scored once.
Poly (4-3 overall, 2-0 in league) will compete in the Holiday in the Hills Tournament this weekend before continuing league play by hosting Mayfield Senior on Wednesday, Jan. 4.
LA SALLE – PHOTO GALLERY
The Lancers won their fourth straight game by defeating host Westridge School, 13-6, to remain undefeated in Prep League action last Friday.
Senior Monica Villasenor amassed 20 saves, four assists and four steals while sophomore Grace Kachmarsky racked up a game-high seven goals with one steal and one assist. Senior Audrey Turner tallied five steals and two goals, sophomore River Lee finished with six steals, one goal and one assist, and junior Raquel Sanchez produced four steals, two assists and one goal. Junior Cameron Turner recorded four steals, one goal and one assist while junior Fernanda Martinez registered one goal and one steal. Senior Zoe Thomas, senior Ava Crespo, senior Madailein Gregg, junior Emily Bu and sophomore Matea Cepielik each had one steal while junior Mia Ocampo and sophomore Lola Waters each had one assist.
La Salle defeated host San Marino, 13-8, in a nonleague game last Wednesday, as Villasenor racked up 17 saves, five assists and three steals. Kachmarsky tallied four goals and five steals while Audrey Turner registered four goals, three steals and one assist. Cameron Turner finished with four steals, two goals and one assist, River recorded six steals, three assists and one goal, and senior Maya Magluyan produced four steals and one goal. Bu had one goal, senior Andrea Velandia posted two steals, sophomore Sophia Culver and Sanchez each had one steal, and Thomas was credited with an assist.
The Lancers defeated host Los Altos High in Hacienda Heights, 18-7, in a nonleague game last Monday, as Kachmarsky racked up a game-high eight goals with six steals and two assists. Audrey Turner registered five goals and one steal while Villasenor finished with seven saves, seven steals and five assists. River produced three goals, three assists and two steals, Cameron Turner tallied two steals, two assists and one goal and Sanchez recorded eight steals. Waters posted three assists while Thomas had one steal.
La Salle defeated host Palos Verdes Chadwick, 17-10, in its Prep League opener. Villasenor finished with 16 saves, six assists and five steals while Kachmarsky racked up eight goals with four steals and two assists. Audrey Turner tallied four goals, four steals and four assists, River registered five steals, two goals and two assists, and Waters produced two goals and one assist. Cameron Turner recorded one goal and one steal while Sanchez posted four steals. Cepielik had one save and one steal while Magluyan had one steal.
The Lancers previously lost a nonleague game at Marlborough High in Los Angeles, 21-13.
Kachmarsky racked up seven goals four steals and one assist, Villasenor registered 11 saves, three steals and two assists, and River finished with nine steals, three goals and two assists. Audrey Turner tallied three goals, five assists and one steal, senior Chloe Gao and Magluyan each had one assist, and Cameron Turner, Bu and Velandia each recorded one steal.
La Salle (4-3 overall, 2-0 in league) will compete in the Corona Invitational this weekend before resuming league play at Brentwood School in Los Angeles on Thursday, Jan. 5.
FLINTRIDGE PREP – PHOTO GALLERY
The Wolves lost against visiting Polytechnic, 13-9, in a Prep League game last Friday. Alex Thein produced a team-high four goals while Nico Seaver registered three goals. Dahlia Kamins finished with seven saves while Kateline Kinne and Victoria Barry each scored once.
Flintridge Prep lost a nonleague game against visiting Flintridge Sacred Heart of La Cañada Flintridge, 16-3, last Wednesday. Kamins racked up 11 saves, Seaver scored a pair of goals and Naomi Cohen had one goal.
The Wolves defeated visiting Mayfield Senior, 11-5, in their league opener last Tuesday, as Kamins amassed 15 saves. Seaver tallied six goals, Barry recorded three goals and Thein posted two goals.
Flintridge Prep previously competed in the Claremont tournament on Dec. 2-3 and finished with a 2-2 record.
The Wolves lost to Culver City, 11-6, on the second day of the tournament. Kamins amassed 17 saves, Seaver registered five goals and Barry had one goal.
Flintridge Prep was edged by Ramona, 6-5, on the second day of tournament play. Kamins racked up 14 saves, Seaver finished with three goals and Thein tallied a pair of goals.
The Wolves routed Heritage High of Menifee, 17-2, on the first day of tournament play, as Seaver racked up a game-high six goals. Thein produced four goals, Barry recorded three goals, Kinne and Cohen each had two goals, and Kamins had three saves.
Flintridge Prep defeated Burbank for a second time this season after posting a 17-4 victory on the first day of the tournament as Seaver amassed a game-high 10 goals. Cohen and Barry each posted a pair of goals while Thein, Kinne and Vittoria Montagna each scored once.
The Wolves previously lost a nonleague game at Glendale, 9-7. Thein scored three goals, Seaver recorded a pair of goals, and Kinne and Sarah Iturbe each had one goal.
Flintridge Prep (4-5 overall, 1-1 in league) will visit Westridge School for a league game on Friday, Dec. 16, at 4 p.m.
MAYFIELD SENIOR – PHOTO GALLERY
The Cubs lost to visiting Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, 21-1, in a nonleague game last Friday, as junior Wendy Waite scored the lone goal in the second quarter.
Mayfield lost at Flintridge Prep, 11-5, in its Prep League opener last Tuesday. Freshman Etienne Lanchantin produced six saves, senior Tillie VanAken registered two goals, and junior Izzy Rizzi, junior Maggie Mazurek and Waite each scored once.
The Cubs competed in the Saddleback Tournament from Dec. 2-3 and finished with a 2-2 record.
Mayfield defeated Santa Fe High of Santa Fe Springs, 13-7, after losing to West Covina, 15-7, on the second day of tournament play. The Cubs crushed Diamond Bar, 19-10, after losing their tournament opener against Lakewood, 13-4, on Dec. 2.
Mayfield edged host Glendale, 4-3, in a nonleague game as VanAken, Waite, and juniors Ella and Rachael Yoon each scored once.
The Cubs previously lost a nonleague game at South Pasadena, 13-9, as VanAken recorded a team-high four goals. Rizzi and freshman Melia Whalen each tallied a pair of goals while Mazurek scored once.
Mayfield (3-6 overall, 0-1 in league) will continue league action at Polytechnic on Wednesday, Jan. 4.
WESTRIDGE – PHOTO GALLERY
The Tigers lost a Prep League game against visiting La Salle College Preparatory, 13-6, last Friday. Freshman Skye Inal registered three goals, junior Emery Fishbach tallied a pair of goals and sophomore Margaret Northrop had one goal.
Westridge was edged at Palos Verdes Chadwick, 14-13, in its Prep League opener last Tuesday, as Inal racked up eight goals. Fishbach finished with three goals while senior Ashley Spence and freshman Josephine Wong each scored once.
The Tigers lost a nonleague game at Muir High in Pasadena, 23-7.
Westridge previously dropped a nonleague game at South Pasadena, 20-3, as Northrop, Fishbach and Wong each scored one goal.
The Tigers (1-4 overall, 0-2 in league) will host Flintridge Prep of La Cañada Flintridge in a league game on Friday, Dec. 16, at 4 p.m.