MHS boys water polo season ends
The seventh-seeded Monache High School boys water polo season came to an end with a 15-8 loss at second-seeded Clovis North on Tuesday in
the first round of the CIF Northern California Division II Championships. The Marauders finished the season with an overall record of 19-13 and tied for second in the East Yosemite League after going 5-3 in league.
Nick Taylor led Monache in scoring with three goals and also had one steal. Ian Azevedo followed with two goals and a team-high four steals. Garrett Keller finished with two assists, one goal and one field block. Oliver Camarena had one goal and one steal. Both Danan Weisenberger and Xavier Palacios tallied one assist while JT Lee had two steals. Goalie Brock Fleischmann had 11 blocks and one assist.
Last Thursday the second-seeded Marauders took home the Div. II runner-up plaque after losing the Valley championship game 16-10 to top-seeded Garces Memorial (27-6, 5-3 EYL).
The Broncos (25-7, 8-2 Tri-river League) were the runner-ups in the Div. I Valley championships after falling 8-6 to top-seeded Buchanan. Clovis North advances to the semifinals where they will face the third-seeded Raiders of Rio Americano.