A fall season tradition (almost); Long Beach Wilson hosts Newport Harbor to open the tables on SoCal boys prep water polo. Last year the contest went Wilson’s way as the Sailors rebuilt. The outcome was reversed yesterday as Newport came away with the win. More from the LA Times and Gazettes Sports.
A season-ending overtime loss in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Division 1 playoffs hurt more to the Sailors than a season-opening victory felt good.
Newport Harbor returned to the scene of that postseason heartache, Belmont Plaza outdoor pool, on Thursday to again play the Bruins in the season opener….
This time, the Sailors came out with the win. Senior Connor Turnbow-Lindenstadt scored four goals as Newport Harbor posted a 10-7 victory.