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Third Week of High School Water Polo

Washington State girls high school water polo games continue this week, with only 21 games scheduled this week. as several school districts enjoy Spring Break.

photo courtesy Brenda Sexton
Enumclaw Water Polo will post the schedule each week, as listed on the officials' online schedule. PLEASE NOTE – details are subject to change without notice. We recommend checking with the team you hope to cheer for before game time.

The Hornets will post their game results as they become available on Twitter @EnumclawPolo. Best of Luck to all the teams throughout the season!

 
Monday, March 30
4:45 Shorewood at Newport
8:15 Bellevue 6 at Inglemoor 3 (Aqua Club)

Tuesday, March 31
3:30 Curtis 19 at Sumner 2 (Curtis)
5:30 Enumclaw 17 at Auburn Mountainview 6 (Auburn)
7:30 Auburn Riverside 14 at Auburn 7
9:00 Tahoma 18 at Kentridge 8 (Covington)

Wednesday, April 1
3:15 Auburn Riverside at Rogers
3:45 Inglemoor at Mercer Island (Mary Wayte)
7:30 Roosevelt at Gig Harbor
8:30 Kentridge at Enumclaw

Thursday, April 2
3:15 Rogers at Shorewood (Shoreline)
3:30 Kentridge at Sumner
5:45 Newport at Bellevue (Woodridge)
6:20 Gig Harbor at Curtis
7:00 Wilson at Lakes
7:30 Auburn at Auburn Mountainview (Auburn)

Friday, April 3
3:15 Mercer Island at Shorewood (Shoreline)
8:30 Inglemoor at Roosevelt (Helene Madison)

Saturday, April 4
1:30 Shorewood at Emerald Ridge (Rogers)
3:00 Peninsula at Auburn Mountainview (Auburn)
3:15 Shorewood at Puyallup (Rogers)

Hornets Pick Up Two Wins; 3-1 in League Play

Hornets Ready For Thursday's Game Against Auburn
The Enumclaw High School Girls Water Polo Team picked up two wins this week, to improve their league record to 3-1, 3-2 overall.

The Hornets opened the week with a rare Monday night game, hosting the first-year Tahoma Bears. Enumclaw beat the quickly improving Tahoma team, 14-6.

Ten Hornets scored in the win, led by senior captain Bailey Sexton, with three goals. Brandi Meneghini and Lindsay Harms both score two. Hayley Sonneson, Hannah Simurdak, Anna Davenport, Emilie Weyer, Grace Rich, Grace Munnell, and Kate Meneghini each scored one goal.

Lindsey Hanger led the Bears' scoring, with three goals; Hannah Gormley, Nicole McCarthy, and Julia Harry scored one goal apiece.

The Auburn Trojans visited the Enumclaw Aquatic Center on Thursday, and the Hornets beat the Trojans 21-8. Enumclaw's Brandi Meneghini led all scorers, with seven goals. Sonneson, Sexton, and Sierra Clough each scored three, and Anna Davenport scored two. Simurdak, Munnell, and Grace Sales scored one goal each.

Auburn's Brenna Tinsley scored six, and Yelena Zaytseva and Aless Bailey added one each.

The Hornets continue league play next week, traveling to Auburn on Tuesday for a 5:30 game against Auburn Mountainview, and hosting Kentridge on Wednesday at 8:30.

Statewide Schedule, Week Two

Girls high school water polo games continue in Washington State with next week's second week of competition. After an exciting week one, 29 games are scheduled this week; all are league games. Enumclaw Water Polo will post the schedule each week, as listed on the officials' online schedule. PLEASE NOTE – details are subject to change without notice. We recommend checking with the team you hope to cheer for before game time.

The Hornets will post their game results as they become available on Twitter @EnumclawPolo. Best of Luck to all the teams throughout the season!


Monday, March 23
3:15 Roosevelt at Shorewood (Shoreline)
3:30 Emerald Ridge at Sumner
4:45 Bainbridge Island 3 at Newport 14
5:30 Mercer Island 7 at Bellevue 8 (Woodridge)
7:00 Rogers 11 at Lakes 12
7:30 Curtis 8 at Puyallup 4
8:30 Tahoma 6 at Enumclaw 14

Tuesday, March 24
3:30 Stadium 25 at South Kitsap 2
4:30 Gig Harbor 22 at Lincoln 2 (Mt. Tahoma)
5:30 Kentridge 8 at Auburn 18
6:15 Foss 0 at Wilson 13
7:30 Auburn Riverside at Auburn Mountainview (Auburn)
9:00 Bellevue at Roosevelt (Helene Madison)

Wednesday, March 25
3:15 Sumner 11 at Rogers 18
3:55 Shorewood at Bainbridge Island
5:30 Puyallup 15 at Emerald Ridge 4 (Rogers)
8:15 Newport 16 at Inglemoor 5 (Aqua Club)

Thursday, March 26
3:30 South Kitsap 0 at Gig Harbor 22
3:30 Foss at Peninsula
6:00 Wilson 8 at Stadium 2
6:20 Bellevue 2 at Curtis 18
7:00 Puyallup at Lakes
7:30 Auburn 8 at Enumclaw 21

Friday, March 27
3:15 Inglemoor at Shorewood (Shoreline)
3:45 Roosevelt 15 at Mercer Island 6 (Mary Wayte)
3:55 Kentridge at Bainbridge Island
4:45 Gig Harbor 10 at Newport 4

Saturday, March 28
3:00 Auburn Mountainview 8 at Tahoma 20 (Auburn)
4:30 Kentridge 8 at Auburn Riverside 16 (Auburn)
Curtis 11, Mercer Island 0
Roosevelt 10, Curtis 8
Newport 7, Curtis 6

Hornets Finish First Week 1-1 in League Play

The Enumclaw High School Girls Water Polo Team finished the first week of competition 1-1 in league play, 1-2 overall.
 
On Tuesday the Hornets held their home opener, hosting the state powerhouse Curtis Vikings, last year’s state semi-finalist. Enumclaw scored first, when junior Brandi Meneghini scored on a Hornet power play in the game’s second minute; Enumclaw took a 2-0 lead on their next possession on a goal by senior captain Hayley Sonneson.

Curtis scored 30 seconds later on their own power play to narrow the score. The two defenses held for the last four and a half minutes of the opening period, for a 2-1 Enumclaw lead at the end of one quarter.

Viking Hannah Kim scored twice in the second quarter’s first two minutes, to give Curtis a 3-2 advantage. Defense prevailed for the next three minutes, as both teams went scoreless. Each team scored a goal in the final two minutes of the half, and Curtis held a 4-3 edge at halftime.

Both teams’ offenses picked up steam in the second half, with Curtis outscoring the home team 4-3 in the third period, to take an 8-6 lead into the final quarter. The Vikings’ Mac Higgings scored three quick goals to open the quarter before Sonneson scored for the Hornets, and Curtis added one midway through the period. Both teams went scoreless in the final three minutes, and Curtis earned the 12-7 win.

Seniors Sonneson and Bailey Sexton, and junior Brandi Meneghini scored two apiece for the Hornets; junior Sierra Clough scored one.  Junior goalkeeper Lauren Pratt registered 10 saves. For Curtis, Mac Higgins and Alexia Wander scored four each, and Hannah Km and Willow Lopez-Silvers each scored two.

Thursday the Hornets traveled to Covington to face their first league game of the new season, against Kentridge. Enumclaw grabbed an early lead, with senior captain Bailey Sexton scoring 22 seconds into the game. Five Hornets scored in the opening period, and the visitors held a 6-1 lead at the end of one. Enumclaw scored three in the second quarter, and held Kentridge scoreless for a 9-1 halftime lead.

In the third quarter, Enumclaw added four goals, as Kentridge scored one, and the Hornets led 13-2 with seven minutes remaining. Kentridge outscored the Hornets 4-2 in the final period, as Enumclaw held on for a 15-6 final score.

Nine Hornets scored in the win. Brandi Meneghini scored four, Sexton scored three, and Grace Sales added two. Six girls scored one apiece, including Hannah Simurdak, Anna Davenport, and Madi Woodall. Three first-year players scored their first career water polo goals – Kaitlyn Thorley, Kate Meneghini, and Lindsay Harms. Thorley also grabbed thee saves, playing goalkeeper in the final period. Starting goalkeeper Lauren Pratt earned six saves in three quarters of work.

On Saturday, Enumclaw visited the Auburn Riverside Ravens at the Auburn Pool, for a 5:00 p.m. contest. Both teams played stout defense, scoreless through the first few possessions, until Enumclaw’s Grace Sales broke the deadlock, scoring with 3:50 left in the opening quarter, Riverside’s Charissa Dorn knotted the score at 1-1 with 54 seconds remaining in the period.

Anna Davenport scored on the counter attack midway through the second quarter to give Enumclaw the lead, but Raven Grace Dorn scored two goals late in the quarter, for an Auburn Riverside halftime lead. The Hornets fought back to a tie midway through the third period, but the Ravens scored two quick goals to close out the quarter, taking a 6-4 lead in the final period.

The Hornets played close through most of the final quarter, but the Ravens scored two goals in their last two possessions to clinch the 9-5 victory. Grace Sales, Anna Davenport, Grace Rich, Hayley Sonneson, and Bailey Sexton each scored one goal for the Hornets.

Enumclaw continues league play on Monday, hosting Tahoma in a 8:30 game at the Enumclaw Aquatic Center.

Girls Water Polo Competition Starts Up This Week

Girls high school water polo games start this week in Washington State, with 31 games scheduled over the next six days. Enumclaw Water Polo will post the schedule each week, as listed on the officials' online schedule. PLEASE NOTE – details are subject to change without notice. We recommend checking with the team you hope to cheer for before game time.

The Hornets will post their game results as they become available on Twitter @EnumclawPolo. Best of Luck to all teams throughout the season!

Monday, March 16
3:15 Bainbridge Island 8 at Puyallup 16

Tuesday, March 17
3:30 Wilson 13 at South Kitsap 2
4:30 Foss 2 at Lincoln 14 (Mt. Tahoma)
5:30 Bellevue 6 at Auburn Riverside 5 (Auburn)
7:00 Bainbridge Island 6 at Lakes 11
7:30 Sumner 17 at Auburn Mountainview 5 (Auburn)
7:30 Curtis 12 at Enumclaw 7

Wednesday, March 18
3:15 Bellevue 13 at Shorewood 5 (Shoreline)
4:00 Emerald Ridge 10 at Rogers 4
4:45 Mercer Island 3 at Newport 7
8:15 Roosevelt 24 at Inglemoor 5 (Aqua Club)

Thursday, March 19
3:30 Wilson 13 at Peninsula 5
4:30 South Kitsap 19 at Foss 7
5:30 Tahoma 9 at Auburn Riverside 19 (Auburn)
6:00 Lincoln 2 at Stadium 21
6:20 Lakes 4 at Curtis 19
7:30 Auburn Mountainview 8 at Auburn 9
9:00 Enumclaw 15 at Kentridge 6 (Covington)

Friday, March 20
3:15 Wilson 10 at Rogers 0
3:45 Shorewood 4 at Mercer Island 7 (Mary Wayte)
3:55 Inglemoor at Bainbridge Island
4:30 Emerald Ridge at Foss
6:00 Gig Harbor 21 at Stadium 2

Saturday, March 21
1:30 Lakes 16 at Emerald Ridge 4 (Rogers)
3:00 Auburn Mountainview 12 at Kentridge 8 (Auburn)
5:00 Enumclaw 5 at Auburn Riverside 9 (Auburn)