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Enumclaw Loses League Opener

The Enumclaw High School Boys Water Polo Team lost their opening game of the 2009 season on Tuesday, September 15. The Hornets suffered a 2-10 loss to a fast-breaking Auburn Riverside team in the 4:30 contest at the Enumclaw Aquatic Center.

The Ravens had taken an early 4-0 lead when Enumclaw freshman Bennon VanHoof scored the Hornets' first goal on a penalty shot with 1:40 left in the first period. Riverside scored five unanswered goals before senior Shane Jackson scored the Hornets' second goal midway through the third quarter. The Ravens managed one more goal in the third period, and both teams were held scoreless in the final quarter.

Junior goalkeeper Josh Musick gathered 13 saves, and Musick and Garret Hall tallied five steals each.

The Hornets next game is at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, at Peninsula High School, in Gig Harbor, WA. Enumclaw hosts Wilson High School next Tuesday, September 22, at 4:30 at the Enumclaw Aquatic Center.