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Hornets Claim First Win of the Season

Enumclaw High School's Boys Water Polo Team claimed their first win of the 2015 season on Tuesday, September 29, outlasting Kentwood for a 17-14 victory.

The two teams started out close, with the score tied five times in the first half. With the score tied 8-8 at halftime, the Hornets outscored Kentwood 2-1 in the third period, and stretched out the lead in the final quarter. The Hornets outscored Kentwood 7-2 in the first 5:07 of the fourth quarter before Kentwood's Andrew Portin and Rhoni Lyons combined for three goals in the final 1:06 to narrow the margin.

Five Hornets scored in the win. Nathan March scored six goals, Kyle Morgan scored five, and Evan O'Neill scored four. Jayson Bates and Adam Percival each scored one. Goalkeeper Brett Butler tallied 11 saves and an assist.

For Kentwood, Rhoni Lyons scored five, Andrew Portin scored four, Patrick Knox added three, and Colin Bryant scored two.

The Hornets travel to Auburn on Thursday for another league contest, against Auburn Mountainview at 5:30.