First published in the Dec. 22 print issue of the Outlook Valley Sun.
The La Cañada High School varsity girls’ water polo team competed in the Corona Tournament last weekend and finished with a 2-2 record.
The Spartans defeated Tesoro High of Rancho Santa Margarita, 11-5, in a tournament game, as senior DiDi Reifsnyder-Smith registered six saves. Sophomore Alexis Calix and freshman Lilli Perner each recorded three goals, senior captain Shereen Emadi and freshman Sofia Korshakovsk each produced a pair of goals, and sophomore Lorelei Rocca scored once.
LCHS beat Citrus Valley High of Redlands, 12-4, in a tournament game, as Emadi registered a game-high four goals. Perner posted three goals, Calix and Rocca each had two goals, and Reifsnyder-Smith finished with four saves and one goal.
The Spartans lost a tournament game to Vista Murrieta, 17-7, as Emadi tallied a team-high three goals. Reifsnyder-Smith posted six saves, Perner scored two goals, and Korshakovsk and senior Kaley Schmidt each had one goal.
The Spartans narrowly lost a tournament game against host Corona, 9-7. Reifsnyder-Smith recorded six saves, freshman Supriya Uniyal and Perner each produced a pair of goals, and sophomore Annalina Fogarty, Emadi and Korshakovsk each tallied one goal.
LCHS (2-4 overall) will open Rio Hondo League action at Temple City on Thursday, Jan. 5, at 4 p.m.
The Wolves defeated host Westridge School in Pasadena, 12-4, in a Prep League game last Friday. Goalie Dahlia Kamins racked up 16 saves while Nico Seaver and Naomi Cohen each recorded three goals. Sarah Iturbe and Alex Thein each scored a pair of goals while Kateline Kinne and Victoria Barry each added one goal.
Flintridge Prep previously crushed visiting Monrovia in a nonleague game, 16-5. Seaver tallied five goals while Kamins posted 13 saves. Thein and Cohen each registered three goals, Kinne and Iturbe each produced a pair of goals, and Sam Bonk had one goal.
The Wolves (6-5 overall, 2-1 in league) will return to action by hosting Pasadena in a nonleague game on Thursday, Jan. 5, at 3:30 p.m.
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The Tologs have been idle since routing host Mayfield Senior of Pasadena, 21-1, in a nonleague game on Dec. 9.
FSHA (11-0 overall) will host Westridge School of Pasadena in a nonleague game on Thursday, Jan. 5, at 3:30 p.m.