Varsity Boys Water Polo

Menlo-Atherton 11, Monte Vista 5

Date of competition: Saturday, October 30, 2010

Correct this score or report an objectionable comment

Comments: 0

The Menlo-Atherton boys’ water polo team played its final two games leading up to the CCS playoffs at Gunn High School on Saturday. In the morning match the Bears took on St. Ignatius and jumped out to a 7-0 half-time lead before finishing them off 13-8. Senior Nick Henze got M-A on the board early and freshman Evan “Junior” McClelland fired in 2 long range shots to put the Bears up 5-0 in the first period. Coach Marco Palazzo substituted freely throughout the contest and several JV players recently promoted to Varsity got lots of pool time. Sophomore Zach Cogan poured in his first Varsity goal in the 4th quarter. Evan Navarro led all scorers with 3 and he and Morgan Olson-Fabbro made life miserable for the Wildcats with 5 steals each. Alex Gow made 5 saves in the goal before giving way to freshman Hans Brouwer in the final period.

In the afternoon game M-A had their hands full from the start with Monte Vista of Danville in a first period that ended in a 1-1 tie. The Bears fell behind 2-1 early in the second quarter before running off 4 straight goals to take the lead for good. The teams traded goals in the 3rd period with Monte Vista scoring the last 2 to close the gap to 9-5. But the Bears were the only ones to find the back of the cage in the final period as Zach Deal fired in a backhand shot from the 2 meter position and Max Wilder finished off a fast break to close the scoring. Alex Gow was stellar in the cage turning aside 8 Mustang shots and M-A’s counter attack was responsible for 4 scores leading to an 11-5 victory. Navarro again led the Bears with 3 goals and Nick Henze made 4 steals.

Menlo–Atherton’s season record now stands at 16-7. M-A must now wait for the CCS seeding meeting to determine post season play. The first round of CCS playoffs is scheduled for November 9th and 10th.

posted by Forrest, parent on Oct 30, 2010 at 5:14 pm

Comments: 2

1
2
3
4
Final
Monte Vista
1
1
3
0
5
Menlo-Atherton
1
4
4
2
11
Visitor scoring: (last name, goals) Shutt 3, Hagen
Home scoring: (last name, goals) Navarro 3, Deal 2, Wilder 2, G McClelland, Holland-McCowan, Olson-Fabbro, Henze
Records: (league, overall) M-A- 16-7
Notes on game:

Report Objectionable Comment or Incorrect Information.

posted by Forrest, parent on Oct 30, 2010 at 5:16 pm
 
Final

Report Objectionable Comment or Incorrect Information.

posted by 1 on Feb 27, 2016 at 2:41 am
 
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.