Womens Water Polo

CHAWP White 5, NorCal 18s 3

Date of competition: Friday, July 31, 2009

Correct this score or report an objectionable comment

Enter box score/stats

Comments: 5

After rolling through its first three opponents in impressive fashion, the NorCal 18s girls' water polo team came out flat and dropped a 5-3 decision to CHAWP White on Friday in the S&R Junior Olympics at Palo Alto High. NorCal, a mixture of current and former players from Menlo-Atherton, Sacred Heart Prep, Menlo and St. Francis, came into the match following a 9-4 victory over Raider on Friday morning.

NorCal fell behind quickly (2-0) and trailed at the half, 4-2. Sacred Heart Prep grad Stephanie Clements took over in goal in the second two periods and limited CHAWP White to just one goal in the third period. Her teammates, however, couldn't find the net either while missing on two power plays and contributing to the loss with ineffective passing. Becca Dorst scored twice and Heather Smith once for NorCal, which needs to remain undefeated until at least Sunday's semifinals to have a shot at a medal.

posted by Keith Peters on Jul 31, 2009 at 1:10 pm


Becca Dorst of the NorCal girls 18-under water polo team takes aim at one of her two goals during a 5-3 fourth-round loss to CHAWP White on Friday at Palo Alto High in the S&R Sport Junior Olympics. Photo by Keith Peters/Palo Alto Online.

NorCal goalie Stephanie Clements allowed only one goal in the second half, but couldn't get much help from her teammates during a 5-3 loss to CHAWP White in the fourth round of the S&R Sport Junior Olympics on Friday at Palo Alto High. Photo by Keith Peters/Palo Alto Online.

NorCal 18s coach Chris Dorst (white shirt) talks to his players during their 5-3 fourth-round loss to CHAWP White in the S&R Sport Junior Olympics on Friday at Palo Alto High. It was NorCal's first loss after three wins. Photo by Keith Peters/Palo Alto Online.
Contact the photographer.

Comments: 0

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.