Varsity Boys Water Polo
S & R Sport Invitational , Sacred Heart Prep 3rd
Date of competition: Saturday, October 11, 2014
Getting six goals from senior Nelson Perla-Ward and a solid defensive effort, the Sacred Heart Prep boys held off Foothill, 11-10, and captured third place in the S & R Sport Invitational on Saturday at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center in Irvine. Grant Harvey field blocked a hard shot out of bounds, sparking a counterattack goal by Michael Swart with 2:19 left in the fourth that gave the Gators (12-1) an 11-9 lead and the eventual game-winning goal for the top team in Northern California. Swart finished with three goals. SHP dropped its semifinal match, 21-9, to eventual defending champ Harvard-Westlake (15-0), which routed Corona del Mar in the finals, 22-7. CDM is ranked No. 2 in Orange County.
posted by Palo Alto Online on Oct 12, 2014 at 9:29 am
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