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Hit the Water with Girls Water Polo

Girls Varsity Water Polo team 2017/2018

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 Girls water polo is an underrated team sport. The varsity team this season was made up of nine hard working girls with goals: To win and play hard.

  This season, the team had experienced multiple ups and downs. Their league record ended 0-3, and the overall score complied with non league games and tournaments was 1-21.

  The team won their first and last games of the season, in which their first game had a score of 30 to 0, and their last game being their senior night against Santa Ana High School with a final score of  19 to 3.

  The team had gained a new coach this season, Emily Cardona,  junior Kenna Torres believes that the, “New coach who helped us learn the game and build our strength and endurance at practice.”

  Talking to the teammates, senior  Vanessa Oropeza believed that the team’s highlight this year was, “…winning our first game of the season.” Senior Jesse Hill  believed that, “Our victories or close games” were the teams highlights.

  Even though the girls did not win every game, there are strengths in a team no matter the situation. Opropeza believed that the strength of the team this season was the, “Support we had for each other.” This helps hold a team together and encouraging them to keep playing on. Senior Jesse Hill believed that the team strengths were “Defense and teamwork.”

  As a junior, Torres hopes that the next season is, “Hard work and hopefully some more Ws.” Another junior on the team Alicia Horton hopes that the team next year is, “For the team trying their best to get were we need to be and put as much effort in the water.”


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