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Dress Up Your Ride & Support the Hornets

You can add some flash to your car's appearance, and support the Hornets at the same time!

Enumclaw Water Polo transfer stickers are available for only $10, and support the Enumclaw Water Polo teams. You can get yours at an Open Pool workout during the off-season, or contact us at enumclawpolo@gmail.com for special delivery.

Winter Polo Starts at Enumclaw Pool

Winter Open Pool Water Polo has started at the Enumclaw Aquatic Center. Open Pool workouts are open to middle school and high school boys and girls of all abilities.

Open Pool is a great opportunity for new players to learn the game, and returning players to improve their conditioning, prior to the start of the  high school girls' season.

For more information, contact Enumclaw coach Bob Averill at enumclawpolo@gmail.com.

Curtis Vikings Repeat as State Champions

The Curtis High School Boys Water Polo Team clinched their second consecutive Washington State Championship on Saturday, November 12, with an 11-6 win over North Division and Region I Champion Bellevue. The Vikings went undefeated this season, compiling a 27-0 regular season record, and a 6-0 record in the post-season.

Bellevue played in the championship game for their sixth straight year, having faced Curtis in the title game four of the past five years. The Wolverines last claimed the State Championship in 2014.

Final State Standings:
1. Curtis
2. Bellevue
3. Mercer Island
4. Roosevelt
5. Bainbridge Island
6. Gig Harbor
7. Puyallup
8. Shorewood.

Saturday's Results:
Bainbridge Island 7, Mercer Island 11
Gig Harbor 5, Roosevelt 12
Shorewood 10, Puyallup 18 7th/8th
Bainbridge Island 6, Gig Harbor 4 5th/6th
Mercer Island 10, Roosevelt 9 3rd/4th
Curtis 11, Bellevue 6 Championship Game

Curtis vs. Bellevue, Again

For the fourth time in five years, Curtis and Bellevue will play each other in the Washington State Boys Water Polo Championship Game. The game will take place Saturday at 7:00, at the Curtis Aquatic Center.

The two teams earned their return trip to the Championship Game with wins in Friday's semi-final action. Curtis advanced with an 11-6 win over Mercer Island in Friday's first semi-final game, and Bellevue punched their ticket to the Title Game with a win over Roosevelt, 13-4, in the second semi-final.

Friday's Results:
Gig Harbor 13, Shorewood 12 OT
Puyallup 5, Bainbridge Island 7
Mercer Island 6, Curtis 11
Roosevelt 4, Bellevue 13

Saturday's first two games will determine who will play in the third place game later in the day. At 10:00, Bainbridge Island will face Mercer Island; Gig Harbor and Roosevelt will play at 11:30. The winners of these games will play for third and fourth place in State at 5:00. The teams that lose those early games will face off at 3:00 for fifth and sixth place.

At 1:00 Saturday Shorewood and Puyallup will play for seventh and eighth place.

Saturday's Schedule:
10:00 Game 9 Bainbridge Island vs Mercer Island
11:30 Game 10 Gig Harbor vs Roosevelt
1:00 Game 11 Shorewood vs Puyallup
3:00 Game 12 Loser Game 9 vs Loser Game 10
5:00 Game 13 Winner Game 9 vs Winner Game 10
7:00 Game 14 Championship Game Curtis vs Bellevue

State Round One Results

All is quiet at the Curtis Aquatic Center after Thursday's first round of State Tournament action. With wins in the first round, four teams advance to Friday's semi-final round, and the opportunity to play in Saturday's State Championship game.

Thursday's Results:
Gig Harbor 4, Mercer Island 9
Shorewood 1, Curtis 19
Roosevelt 11, Puyallup 7
Bainbridge Island 3, Bellevue 17

Mercer Island, Curtis, Roosevelt, and Bellevue all won their first round games, and will play in semi-final games on Friday. Mercer Island and Curtis will play each other in the first semi-final game at 6:30, and Roosevelt will face Bellevue in the second semi-final game at 8:00. The winning teams in the two semi-final games will play for the State Championship at 7:00 Saturday night.

The four teams that lost in Thursday's opening round - Gig Harbor, Shorewood, Puyallup, and Bainbridge Island - will play on Friday, as well, and could still finish as high as third place in the tournament. All teams will continue play on Saturday.

Eight Teams Advance to State

Eight teams have qualified for next weekend's Washington State Boys Water Polo Championship Tournament, based on their performances at last weekend's Regional Tournaments.

Bellevue and Curtis went undefeated through their Regional Tournaments to each claim a Regional Championship and a number one seed from their respective regions.

Also qualifying for the State Tournament were Mercer Island, Puyallup, Roosevelt, Gig Harbor, Shorewood, and Bainbridge Island.

The State Tournament will take place next Thursday through Saturday, November 10-12, at Curtis High School, in University Place, WA

Regional Tournament Results
Friday, November 4
Region I at Rogers High School
Roosevelt 15, Auburn Mountainview 7
Auburn 3, Bellevue 23
Auburn Riverside 2, Mercer Island 21
Shorewood 18, Kentridge 17 (OT)
Roosevelt 9, Bellevue 13
Mercer Island 23, Shorewood 5
Region II at Curtis High School
Emerald Ridge 4, Gig Harbor 9
Stadium 0, Curtis 19
Wilson 3, Puyallup 12
Rogers 6, Bainbridge Island 21
Gig Harbor 1, Curtis 19
Puyallup 10, Bainbridge Island 9

Saturday, November 5
Region I at Rogers High School
Auburn Mountainview 19, Auburn 4
Auburn Riverside 13, Kentridge 22
Auburn Mountainview11, Shorewood 14
Kentridge 7, Roosevelt 12
Bellevue 9, Mercer Island 4
Shorewood 6, Roosevelt 15
Region II at Curtis High School
Emerald Ridge 11. Stadium 3
Wilson 15, Rogers 12
Emerald Ridge 0, Bainbridge Island 17
Wilson 8, Gig Harbor 17
Curtis 19, Puyallup 2
Bainbridge Island 3, Gig Harbor 6

Regional Championship Games Tonight

Day one of the Washington State Regional Tournaments has concluded, and four teams have qualified for the State Tournament; four more will qualify on Saturday.

In Region I, Bellevue and Mercer Island beat the competition and will face off in the Region I Championship game at 4:30 on Saturday. Curtis and Puyallup will play for the Region II Title at the same time. All four teams playing in the Regional Championship games have earned berths in next weekend's State Championship Tournament.

The remaining six teams at each Regional tournament will be competing to claim each region's third and fourth place position, for the final four spots in the State Tournament.

Post-Season Games Start Friday

Regular season league play wrapped up this week, and the results are in.

16 teams will advance to post-season play in two eight-team Regional Tournaments. Tournament play starts Friday, November 4, at Rogers High School in Puyallup, and Curtis High School in University Place.

Bellevue, Mercer Island, Roosevelt, and Shorewood, from the North Division, will face East Division teams Kentridge, Auburn Mountainview, Auburn Riverside, and Auburn at the Region I Tournament, at Rogers High School.

The Region II Tournament, held at Curtis High School, will host teams from the South Division - Curtis, Puyallup, Emerald Ridge, and Rogers - and from the West: Bainbridge Island, Gig Harbor, Wilson, and Stadium.

The top four teams from each Regional Tournament will advance to the Washington State Championship Tournament, held November 10-12 at Curtis High School.

Congratulations, and Best of Luck to all the teams competing.