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Hornets Beat Stadium in Last Home Game of 2014

photo courtesy Brenda Sexton
On Saturday, October 25, the EHS Boys Water Polo Team held their last home game of the season, and finished the season with a rousing 19-4 win over Tacoma's Stadium Tigers. The Hornets still have three remaining regular season games, all at their opponents' pools. Enumclaw begins post-season play on Friday, November 7, at Regionals, at Puyallup's Rogers High School.

Senior captain Bryce VanHoof opened the Hornets' scoring, knocking in two goals in the first three minutes before sophomore Jayson Bates got in on the act with a goal of his own with 3:03 left in the first period. VanHoof scored three more, including one with seven seconds left in the quarter, for a 6-1 Enumclaw lead after one quarter. Four Hornets scored in the second quarter; VanHoof scored two, senior captain Jack Pugh scored one, and freshmen Ethan Horan and Kyle Morgan added one each, and the Hornets held an 11-2 advantage at halftime.

In the third frame, VanHoof scored two more, and Pugh and senior Quinn Warner scored one apiece, while Stadium added two. Enumclaw lead 15-4 entering the final quarter. The Hornets held Stadium scoreless in the fourth period, as Nathan March scored two, and VanHoof and sophomore Bret Butler each scored one.

Eight Hornets scored in the win, led by VanHoof's 10 goals. Pugh and March scored two apiece, and Bates, Horan, Morgan, Warner, and Butler scored one goal each.  Senior goalkeeper Austin Kaehn had 12 saves.

For Stadium, Matt Clark and Sean Macapinlak scored two goals each.

Enumclaw is now 15-5 overall, and posts a 7-2 league record. The Hornets travel to Auburn on Tuesday for a 7:00 game against the league-leading Auburn Mountainview Lions.  They face Emerald Ridge on Thursday at Puyallup High School, and finish the regular season at Rogers High School on Thursday, November 6.

The Hornets open post-season play on Friday, November 7 at Rogers High School against a team from the West Division. Follow this web site and the Hornets' Twitter feed @EnumclawPolo for more information as it becomes available