First published in the Dec. 10 print issue of the Glendale News-Press.
The Glendale High School varsity girls’ water polo team lost at Louisville High in Woodland Hills, 11-7, in a nonleague game on Tuesday.
The Nitros were edged at Pasadena Poly, 10-9, in a nonleague game last Saturday. Sophomore Briana Brati registered a team-high five goals, sophomore Leah Gaddes scored a pair of goals, and sophomores Ani Ttuyan and Jasper Starr each had one goal.
Glendale was previously edged by visiting Mayfield Senior of Pasadena, 4-3, in a nonleague game, as Starr scored all three goals.
The Nitros (2-4 overall) will host Marlborough High of Los Angeles in a nonleague game on Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 3:30 p.m.
The Falcons competed in the Mistletoe Classic last weekend, finishing the tournament with a 1-3 record.
CVHS lost its tournament finale against Palos Verdes, 13-2, last Saturday. Junior Gianna Double and sophomore Ani Thomassian each scored once. while junior goalie Miranda Graham had nine saves in the cage.
The Falcons lost to Westlake High of Westlake Village, 7-3, to open the second day of tournament play last Saturday. Graham racked up 15 saves in the cage, junior Emily Wong and Thomassian each registered one goal and three steals, and junior Avalon Burzynski had one goal.
Crescenta Valley collected its first win of the season after edging Thousand Oaks, 4-3, last Friday. Graham notched eight saves, while Thomassian recorded a pair of goals. Senior Albany Lansang tallied one goal and three steals, while senior Mayda Hartounian scored once.
The Falcons previously opened the tournament with a 7-2 loss against Newbury Park. Graham had seven saves while sophomore Michelle Khachatryan and Burzynski each scored one goal.
CVHS (1-4 overall) will finish competing in the Bonita tournament in La Verne on Saturday, Dec. 9, and is scheduled to open Pacific League action at Muir High in Pasadena on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023.
The Tornados edged host Warren High in Downey, 6-5, in a nonleague game on Tuesday.
Ellysee Baker registered two goals, three steals and one assist, while Leah Gomez finished with two goals and four steals. Juliana Aviles recorded one goal and three steals, Adriana Harutyunyan scored once, and Amy Vasquez racked up five steals.
Hoover (2-2 overall) will finish competing in the Los Altos tournament on Saturday, Dec. 10, before opening league play against visiting Burbank on Jan. 3, 2023.