High school sports

Four local teams win CIF polo openers

PACIFICA HIGH SCHOOL’s boys water polo team defeated Glendale 21-7 Tuesday night in the first round of the CIF-SS Division 4 playoffs. Spencer Clinton and Trenton Toma each scored nine goals for the Mariners (Photo by Randy Toma).

Four boys water polo teams from area high schools survived the first round of the CIF-SS playoffs Tuesday. They’ll be in second round action on Thursday.

Edison, Pacifica, Marina and Western posted the wins. Here’s how each fared.

  • Edison, in Division 3 action, defeated Temple City 11-10 and will visit Santa Barbara.
  • Pacifica, in Division 4 action, defeated Glendale 21-17 and will host Esperanza at Ocean View High School.
  • Marina, in Division 5 play, defeated Estancia 12-6 and will visit Burroughs High of Burroughs.
  • Western, in Division 6, defeated La Quinta 18-8 and will host Whittier.

Los Amigos lost its D-5 match 20-7 to Trabuco Hills and Rancho Alamitos fell 17-4 to Valencia High of Placentia in a D-6 match.

Huntington Beach is slated to play Orange Lutheran today in a Division 1 contest.

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