First published in the Dec. 17 print issue of the Glendale News-Press.
The Crescenta Valley High School varsity girls’ water polo team competed in the Bonita Tournament in La Verne last weekend and finished with a 1-3 record.
The Falcons routed El Dorado High of Placentia, 12-3, in their tournament finale last Saturday.
Ani Thomassian racked up five goals and two steals, Sydney Lansang registered three goals and Miranda Graham recorded 12 saves and two steals. Emily Wong scored a pair of goals while Avalon Burzynski and Michelle Khachatryan each had one goal. Albany Lansang tallied three steals while Mayda Hartounian had one steal.
CVHS narrowly lost to Yorba Linda, 6-4, on the second day of the tournament as Graham produced 16 saves. Khachatryan scored a pair of goals, Thomassian finished with one goal and one steal, and Hartounian had one goal. Albany Lansang recorded three steals while Sydney Lansang had one steal.
Crescenta Valley lost to Fullerton, 15-4, to end the first day of tournament play last Friday. Albany Lansang registered two goals and five steals, Thomassian tallied one goal and three steals, and Gianna Double finished with one goal and two steals. Sydney Lansang recorded three steals while Izzy Nolte and Hartounian each had one steal. Graham posted nine saves while Noel Pawlowksi collected three saves.
The Falcons previously opened tournament action with a 9-4 loss to Vista Murrieta High of Murrieta. Thomassian finished with two goals and two steals, Nolte recorded one goal and one steal, and Khachatryan scored once. Albany Lansang registered five steals, Burzynski tallied three steals and Sydney Lansang had a pair of steals. Graham racked up 10 saves while Ann Donojoe and Hartounian each produced one steal.
CVHS (2-7 overall) will open Pacific League action at Muir High in Pasadena on Tuesday, Jan. 3, at 3:30 p.m.
The Nitros suffered their fourth straight loss after falling to visiting Marlborough High of Los Angeles, 15-9, in a nonleague game on Tuesday.
Glendale competed in the Los Altos Tournament in Hacienda Heights last weekend and finished with a 1-3 record.
The Nitros lost a pair of games on the second day of tournament play to Upland, 11-10, and Chino Hills, 15-5, last Saturday. Glendale ended the first day of tournament play with a 14-8 loss against Palos Verdes after opening the day with a 9-7 win against Rosary Academy of Fullerton last Friday. The Nitros previously routed visiting Louisville High of Woodland Hills in a nonleague game, 13-4. Individual statistics were not reported to the Glendale News-Press.
Glendale (4-8 overall) will host Pioneer High of Wittier in a nonleague game on Wednesday, Dec. 21, followed by the conclusion of the nonleague schedule at Rancho Cucamonga on Thursday, Dec. 22.
The Tornados competed in the Los Altos tournament last weekend and finished with an 0-4 record.
Hoover lost to Rosary Academy of Fullerton, 12-3, and host Los Altos High of Hacienda Heights, 12-11, on the second day of tournament play last Saturday. The Tornados also lost a pair of games on the first day of tournament play against Upland, 7-5, and Santiago High of Corona, 17-11, last Friday. Hoover previously routed visiting Alhambra in a nonleague game, 18-4. Individual statistics were not reported to the Glendale News-Press.
The Tornados (3-6 overall) will open Pacific League action by hosting Burbank on Tuesday, Jan. 3, at 3:30 p.m.