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Nitros, Falcons Eliminated in 2nd Round

First published in the Nov. 12 print issue of the Glendale News-Press.

The Glendale High School varsity boys’ water polo team was ousted from the CIF-SS Division IV playoffs after falling at Yucaipa, 11-9, in a second-round matchup last Thursday.
Senior Gregory Carrillo led the team with three goals for the Nitros while senior Andrew Azizian, junior Artin Ghazaryan, junior Arno Ghazaryan, junior Andrew Klujian and sophomore August Kalaba each scored once.
The Nitros concluded the campaign as the Pacific League runner-up with a 7-2 record (15-17 overall). Glendale will look to build off its strong season and return to the postseason next year.


The Crescenta Valley High School varsity boys’ water polo team includes Sebastian Rivera (front, from left), Ethan Toro, Evan Choi, Devin Jamparian, Andre Akopian, Levon Babayan, Daron Alexanians, Sam Yang and Derick Mailan. Back: Jack Zackrison, Aaron Choi, Alex Movsesyan, Jacob Choe, Michael Petersen, Logan Freemon, Eugene Lee, Andrew Sarkissian, David Green and CVHS head coach Jan Sakonju.

The Falcons were ousted from the CIF-SS Division III playoffs after losing to visiting Irvine, 12-9, in a second-round game last Thursday.
Alex Movsesyan scored a game-high five goals, Michael Petersen produced a pair of goals, and Daron Alexanians and Aaron Choi each scored once. Meanwhile, goalie Logan Freemon posted seven saves in the cage.
Crescenta Valley finished the campaign third in the Pacific League standings with a 6-3 record (14-14 overall).

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