Encinal Water Polo Remains Perfect

Encinal High School’s Water Polo poses for Senior Night before defeating Alameda High School, 12-2, on May 21.

Encinal Water Polo Remains Perfect

Encinal Women’s Water Polo defeated Alameda 7-5 on May 29 for the WACC League Championship. With the win the Jets finished a perfect 8-0 this season.

“I was super proud of the team,” said senior Selma Malkic. “We played so well as a team and communicated a lot.”

Loaded with senior starters, Encinal outscored it’s opponents 115-39 this season en route to repeating as league champions.

But Saturday’s game was competitive, with the Jets holding a slim 4-2 lead at halftime.

“(Coach said) to dominate the next quarter and maintain the lead on the game,” said senior Emma Julia.

However, the Hornets wouldn’t let their rivals pull away as they traded goals throughout the half. Alameda scored the last goal to Encinal Water Polo Remains Perfect bring the deficit within two, but Encinal held on for the victory.

“I am really proud of my team and what we’ve been able to accomplish,” said senior Caroline Featherstone.

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Right, Sophomore Vivian Barber takes a shot during the 12-2 victory against Alameda.