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Auburn Mountainview Game Re-Scheduled Again

The Enumclaw-Auburn Mountainview girls water polo game that had been re-scheduled to Saturday, April 26, has been re-scheduled to Wednesday, April 30.  The game is at the Auburn High School Pool, and will start at 3:30.

This is a game that could determine the East Division champion, so we would love to see a good Enumclaw crowd.

May 3rd Newport Game Time/Location Changed

Due to a schedule conflict with Newport's Head Coach, who is coaching a Rain City team at the Junior Olympics Qualifier, we have changed the time and location of our game against Newport. Instead of playing at 12:30 at home, we'll play at 2:30 at Newport. Newport's home pool is at the Newport Hills Swim and Tennis Club, 5464 119th Ave., SE, Bellevue, WA.

The team S'more Night will still take place after the game, starting at 6:00, at Coach Ken's house, More information to come.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Hornets 4-3 Going Into Spring Break

The Enumclaw High School Girls Water Polo Team finished their fourth week of play 1-1 to improve their overall record to 4-3; the Hornets are 3-1 in league play.

The Hornets lost to Stadium on Tuesday, 12-9, in a non-league contest; the Tigers are currently ranked third on the PNW Polo blog unofficial ranking.  Enumclaw is currently ranked eighth.

In Tuesday's game the two teams played even in rhe opening period, but Stadium outscored the Hornets 3-1 in the second period, and 4-2 in the third, for a 10-5 Tiger advantage entering the final quarter.  The Hornets rallied in the fourth quarter, but came up short, for the 12-9 Stadium win.

Hayley Sonneson led Enumclaw with three goals.  Megan Lesmeister, Bailey Sexton, and Anna Davenport scored two apiece.

On Thursday the Hornets outscored the visiting Bainbridge Spartans 6-0 in the opening quarter, and held Bainbridge scoreless until 2:20 left in the first half.  Enumclaw outscored the Spartans 6-3 in the second half, for a 17-4 Hornet win.

Bailey Sexton led all scorers in Thursday's game with six goals.  Sonneson and Lesmeister added five goals each, and Sierra Clough scored one. Sophomore goalkeeper Lauren Prat had nine saves in three quarters of work.

Enumclaw Pool Offers Spring Open Polo

Hornets Lose to Auburn Mountainview

The Enumclaw High School Girls Water Polo Team lost to Auburn Mountainview on Thursday to finish the third week of competition with a 3-1 league record, 3-2 overall.

The visiting Lions got started fast, with a 3-0 advantage in the game's first four minutes.  Hornet Hayley Sonneson broke the home team's scoring drought in the final 30 seconds of the opening period, for a 3-1 Lion lead after one period.

The Hornets outscored the Lions 2-1 in the second quarter, and Megan Lesmeister scored the tying goal early in the third for a 4-4 tie.  The Lions went on to outscore Enumclaw 5-2 in the remainder of the period, for a 9-6 Lion advantage going into the final period. The two teams limited each other to one goal apiece in the final quarter, for the 10-7 final score.

Senior Megan Lesmeister and junior Hayley Sonneson led the Hornets with two goals each.  Bailey Sexton, Anna Davenport, and Grace Sales scored one apiece.

The Hornets host Stadium next Tuesday and Bainbridge Island next Thursday; both are non-league games.

Hornets 3-0 in League Play After Two Weeks

The Enumclaw High School Girls Water Polo Team improved their league record to 3-0 with wins over Auburn Riverside and Kentridge during their second week of competition.

On Tuesday the Hornets got off to a fast start against the visiting Auburn Riverside Ravens, with two goals by Bailey Sexton, and one by Hayley Sonneson in the first period, for a 3-0 lead after the first seven minutes.  The Hornets added two more early in the second before the Ravens got on the scoreboard, giving the Hornets a 5-2 advantage at halftime.  Enumclaw outscored the Ravens 8-3 in the second half, for a 13-5 final score.

Hayley Sonneson and Bailey Sexton led all scorers, with five goals each. Megan Lesmeister scored two and Anna Davenport scored one.

The Hornets traveled to Lindbergh High School on Thursday to face Kentridge, and came home with a 22-8 win.  Enumclaw took a 6-2 lead after the first quarter, and increased it to 11-4 at halftime.  Anna Davenport scored four in the third quarter, as the Hornets increased their lead to 19-6.

Bailey Sexton led the Hornets with seven goals, and Davenport scored six.  Megan Lesmeister scored three, Hayley Sonneson and Grace Sales each scored two, and Hannah Smurdak and Lauren Pratt scored one each.

Three Hornets shared time in the goal – Megan Lesmeister, Hayley Sonneson, and Lauren Pratt – and gathered 13 saves between the three.

The Hornets are 3-0 in league play, 3-1 overall, and host Peninsula on Tuesday, and defending League Champion Auburn Mountainview on Thursday.

Updated Girls Water Polo Calendar

Girls Water Polo Calendar, updated March 25, 2014:

Hornets Finish Opening Week of Play 1-1

The Enumclaw High School Girls Water Polo Team finished their opening week of the 2014 season with a 19-4 league win over Auburn, and a 4-7 non-league loss to Puyallup.

On Wednesday the Hornets traveled to Puyallup to face the Vikings. Puyallup charged out to a 4-0 lead before the Hornets got on the board with an Anna Davenport goal in the second quarter; Enumclaw trailed 5-1 at halftime.  Enumclaw held the Vikings scoreless in the third period, and added goals by Hayley Sonneson and Bailey Sexton, to trail 5-3 going into the final period.  Sonneson added another early in the fourth quarter, to bring the Hornets within one, but the Viking defense shut down the Hornets to hang on for the win.

On Thursday the Auburn Trojans came to town, for the Hornets first league game of the season.  Enumclaw got off to an 8-0 lead in the first period, and never looked back.  All eligible Hornets scored in the win, led by Hayley Sonneson and Brandi Meneghini, with four goals each.  Bailey Sexton added three, and Grace Sales scored two.  Anna Davenport, Madi Woodall, Lauren Pratt, Megan Wolgamot, Sierra Clough, and Hannah Smurdak each scored one.

The Hornets host Auburn Riverside next Tuesday, March 25, and travel to Lindbergh High School on Thursday, March 27 to face Kentridge.

Hornets Make Schedule Changes

The EHS Girls Water Polo Team has made some recent schedule changes.

Tuesday's game at Auburn Mountainview has been postponed to Saturday, April 26, to accommodate Enumclaw High School's National Honor Society induction; the Hornets' March 28 game against Sumner was moved to Monday, April 21 to allow Sumner to participate in the Emerald Ridge tournament.

Hornets Open Season at Jamboree

The Enumclaw High School Girls Water Polo Team opened their 2014 season with two losses and a win at the Curtis Jamboree on Saturday, March 15.

The Hornets lost to defending State Champion Curtis, 11-3, in the opening game of the jamboree, and lost to Wilson, 9-6, in the Hornets’ second game. The Hornets beat Bellevue, 6-0, in Enumclaw’s last game of the jamboree; backup goalkeeper Lauren Pratt registered the shutout.
Coaches Bob Averill and Ken DeMan are returning for their tenth year coaching the EHS Girls Water Polo Team.  Joining Averill and DeMan is Tia Hellman, a 2008 graduate of EHS, and a recent CWU graduate, who played water polo at both schools.

The Hornets are led by captains Megan Lesmeister, Hayley Sonneson, and Bailey Sexton. Senior Megan Lesmeister has earned All League honors each of the past three years, and All State honors for two of those years.  She also has competed in USA Water Polo’s Junior Olympics.  Juniors Sonneson and Sexton both were named to All League teams as sophomores.

Also returning for the Hornets are junior Madi Woodall, and sophomores Anna Davenport, Lauren Pratt, Grace Sales, Brandi Meneghini, Sierra Clough, and Megan Wolgamot. Joining the Hornets for their first year are sophomore Hannah Smurdak and freshman Emilie Weyer.

The Hornets open their regular season on Wednesday, March 19 against the Puyallup Vikings at Puyallup High School. Game time is 4:30 p.m.

Puget Sound Polo Offers Brenda Villa Clinic

Puget Sound Polo will host four-time Olympian Brenda Villa in a girls water polo clinic on Saturday, March 8 at Curtis High School, in University Place, WA.  The clinic will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and cost $125 per athlete.

Brenda Villa (born April 18, 1980) is an accomplished American water polo player. She is the most decorated athlete in the world of women’s water polo, and was named Female Water Polo Player of the Decade for 2000-2009 by the FINA Aquatics World Magazine.