Varsity Girls Water Polo

Castilleja 7, Menlo-Atherton 6 (OT)

Date of competition: Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Correct this score or report an objectionable comment

Comments: 1

Castilleja junior Celia Aldrete scored in the third sudden-death overtime period to carry the Gators to a 7-6 victory over host Menlo-Atherton and their first-ever PAL Bay Division girls water polo title on Wednesday. The Bears seemingly had a victory secured after Annabelle Paris scored for a 6-4 lead with 1:54 left in the second mandatory overtime period. Castilleja, however, answered in a hurry as senior Anna Yu scored with 42 and four seconds remaining to tie the game and send it to sudden death. Both teams failed to score in the first two sudden-death periods before Aldrete fired a shot past M-A goalie Francesca Gilles in the ninth quarter of play. The loss ended M-A's streak of seven straight league titles while Castilleja's win over the Bears was their first in league play since 2006, ending an eight-game losing streak (the teams played twice last year).

PAL Bay Division
Castilleja 0 1 2 1 0 2 0 0 1 -- 7
Menlo-Atherton 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 -- 6
Castilleja -- Yu 3, Aldrete 2, Macdonald 2
M-A -- Paquin 3, Paris 2, Sheeper
Goalie saves: Tarr 18 (Ca); Gilles 18 (MA)
Records: Castilleja 7-0 (14-5); Menlo-Atherton 6-1 (10-9)

posted by Palo Alto Online on Oct 29, 2014 at 8:03 pm

Comments: 2

Final

Report Objectionable Comment or Incorrect Information.

posted by 1 on Feb 11, 2016 at 1:23 am
 
Report Objectionable Comment or Incorrect Information.

posted by Palo Alto Online on Oct 30, 2014 at 3:12 pm

M-A first-year coach Tatiana Dehnad saw her team lose a 6-4 lead in the second OT. Photo by Keith Peters/Palo Alto Online Sports

Four-time U.S. Olympian Brenda Villa got her first win over Menlo-Atherton. Photo by Keith Peters/Palo Alto Online Sports
 
Add your own comment or photos

* Required!

Game comments, highlights or stats
Who you are *
Name *
E-mail address *
Allow people to contact me about photos Yes No
By checking this box "yes", anyone interested in contacting you to obtain a copy of your photo will be able to send you an e-mail inquiry. They will not, however, see your e-mail address.
YouTube Video Link
Video Help Using YouTube to add video...
To add videos to our site, follow these steps:
  1. Upload your video (maximum of about four minutes) to a YouTube account. If you don't already have a YouTube account, create one for yourself by following the easy directions on the YouTube web site.
  2. Once you have uploaded your video to YouTube, write down or copy/paste the URL web link for your video and enter it on to the Embarcadero Publishing video posting form. Do not use the "Embed" code.
  3. Your video will then be available for viewing under that particular game report and on the team page (if one exists.)
  4. Videos featured on the sports home page are controlled by Palo Alto Online and are selected from among the videos posted by players, parents and coaches.
  5. If you have problems, please contact us at [email protected].
Video Caption
Please include the names of the people featured in the video, if known.
Use the button below to browse your computer for the photos you'd like to include in this post.
Please only use normal characters in your file name. Photos must be JPEGs.
Photo 1:
Photo 1 Caption:
Photo 2:
Photo 2 Caption:
Photo 3:
Photo 3 Caption:
Photo 4:
Photo 4 Caption:
Photo 5:
Photo 5 Caption:
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.
*
Verification Code:   

Stay informed.

Get the day's top headlines from Palo Alto Online sent to your inbox in the Express newsletter.