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High School Roundup: CdM boys’ water polo upsets Huntington Beach for first Surf League win

Corona Del Mar’s Tanner Pulice shoots and scores against Newport Harbor in a Sunset-Surf League boys
Corona del Mar High’s Tanner Pulice, shown shooting against Newport Harbor on Oct. 3, 2018, led the Sea Kings to a 12-11 win over Huntington Beach on Wednesday.
(Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)

Tanner Pulice scored six goals, including the eventual game winner, as the Corona del Mar High boys’ water polo team stunned visiting Huntington Beach 12-11 in a Surf League match Wednesday.

Aden Mina scored twice for CdM (10-9, 1-3 in league), while Tyler Harvey had a goal and dished out six assists. Caden Strauss, Shane Papa and Cole Fisher also scored for the Sea Kings, ranked No. 15 in CIF Southern Section Division 1 and 2. Harrison Smith made three saves.

Huntington Beach, ranked No. 9, fell to 10-8 overall and 1-3 in the league. Chase Dodd led the Oilers with four goals, while Cooper Haddad scored three.

CdM plays at No. 5 Mater Dei in a nonleague match Monday at 7 p.m. Huntington Beach hosts Orange Lutheran in a nonleague match Tuesday at 4 p.m.


Edison 20, Fountain Valley 3: Senior Cameron Davidson scored six goals for the Chargers in Wednesday’s Wave League match at Corona del Mar High.

Junior Dane Howell added three goals for Edison (13-11, 3-1 in league).

Justin Giang scored twice for Fountain Valley (2-9, 0-4).

Edison plays Los Alamitos (4-0 in league) in a key Wave League match Oct. 17 at 4 p.m. at CdM. The Chargers lost 12-7 to the Griffins in the teams’ first league meeting.



Corona del Mar 17, Dana Hills 1: Shaya Northrup and Bella McKinney swept in doubles for the Sea Kings in Wednesday’s nonleague road match.

Hannah Jervis and Reece Kenerson also swept for CdM (12-2), ranked No. 4 in CIF Southern Section Division 1. Kristina Evloeva, Janie Marcus and Roxy MacKenzie each won twice in singles before they were subbed out.

Dana Hills (9-7) is No. 14 in Division 1.

CdM plays at rival Newport Harbor on Thursday at 3 p.m. in a Surf League match. Both teams are 2-0 in the league.


St. Margaret’s 19, Sage Hill 37: Lightning senior Alice Warden placed second in 16 minutes 12.2 seconds during the Academy League meet on the two-mile course at St. Michael’s Prep in Silverado on Tuesday.

Tartans senior Andi Carnell won the race in 15:9.3 seconds.

Sage Hill and St. Margaret’s supplied the top 11 finishers in the race. Maya Jaffe (seventh, 16:58.5), Kate Miller (eighth, 17:15.6), Sophia Alexander (ninth, 17:24.5) and Hannah Ren (11th, 17:42.0) completed the scoring quintet for the Lightning.

The meet featured two CIF Southern Section Division 5 powers, No. 1 St. Margaret and No. 6 Sage Hill.



St. Margaret’s 20, Sage Hill 52: Seniors Luke Nataupsky (second, 12:44.8) and Kylen Patel (ninth, 14:07.6) led the Lightning in the Academy League meet on the two-mile course at St. Michael’s Prep in Silverado on Tuesday.

Sophomore Jackson Adelman won the race in 12:38.1 for the Tartans, ranked No. 3 in CIF Southern Section Division 5. Sage Hill is No. 6 in Division 5.


Estancia 251, Costa Mesa 266: Lexi Thorpe was the individual medalist for the Eagles in an Orange Coast League match on the Mesa Linda Course at Costa Mesa Country Club on Wednesday.

Thorpe finished with an even-par 35. Estancia finished in second place in the league at 7-2.

Benecia DeLeora had a 49 for the Mustangs, who took third at 3-6.


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