First published in the Sept. 17 print issue of the Glendale News-Press.
The Hoover High School varsity boys’ water polo team defeated host Warren High in Downey, 13-6, in a nonleague game Monday.
Menua Iskandaryan collected a team-high four goals, while Davo Harutnunyan tallied three goals. Raffi Davtyan and Rocco Boyadjian each scored twice, while Haik Aghadjanian and David Tarakhchyan each added one goal.
The Tornados previously competed in the Chino Hills Thrills in the Hills Tournament, finishing the two-day competition with a 1-2 record. Hoover defeated El Camino High of Oceanside, 13-5, as Boyadjian led with four goals. Vahe Ovasapyan, Tiko Mkrtumyan and Tarakhchyan each registered a pair of goals, while Harutnunyan, Davtyan and Aghadjanian posted one goal.
The Tornados were edged by Vista Murrieta, 8-7, in tournament play as Harutnunyan and Boyadjian each scored a pair of goals. Alex Orujian, Iskandaryan and Aghadjanian each produced one goal.
Despite Harutnunyan scoring four goals, Hoover was edged by Upland, 8-7, last weekend.
Iskandaryan, Abas Bazinyan and Aghadjanian each contributed one goal.
Hoover (3-8 overall) will conclude nonleague action by hosting El Rancho High of Pico Rivera on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 3:30 p.m.
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The Nitros lost at Schurr High in Montebello, 11-4, falling in a third straight nonleague road matchup on Wednesday.
Glendale lost at Crespi High in Encino, 17-8, in a nonleague game the day before on Tuesday.
Senior Andrew Azizian and sophomore Robert Lazaryan each recorded a pair of goals, while senior Arthur Ter-Matevosyan, senior Gregory Carrillo, senior Arno Ghazaryan and junior Andrew Klujian each scored once.
The Nitros lost at Etiwanda, 12-1, in a nonleague game on Monday, as Artin Ghazaryan scored the lone goal for Glendale.
The Nitros (4-10 overall) will host Temecula Valley in a nonleague game on Monday, Sept. 19, at 3:30 p.m.
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The Falcons lost at Temple City, 13-9, in a nonleague competition Monday. CV previously competed in the two-day Chino Hills Thrills in the Hills Tournament last weekend, finishing with a 2-2 record.
The Falcons lost to powerhouse Burbank, 12-6, after defeating University High of Los Angeles, 13-5, last Saturday. CVHS lost to Helix High of La Mesa, 11-5, after beating Chino Hills, 10-7, last Friday. No individual statistics were reported to the Glendale News-Press.
Crescenta Valley (2-4 overall) will battle La Cañada at the Glendale High School aquatics center on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 6:30 p.m.