Water Polo

Newberg swims way to stellar title run

Tualatin, Summit, Madras all add water polo titles
Nov. 15, 2014 / Staff report

CORVALLIS - Newberg capped a dominating tournement run with a 12-7 win over Southridge to win the Class 6A boys water polo championships at the Osborn Aquatic Center.

The Tigers won their first three playoff matches by a combined 55-12 before the final.

In other finals:

Tualatin ground out a 16-10 win over West Albany to claim the Class 6A girls title. Both finalists won their quarterfinal by just one goal.

Summit survived an overtime win over Ashland in the semifinals, then beat Hood River 12-1 to win the Class 5A boys title.

Madras won the Class 5A girls title with a 15-5 decision over Parkrose. The Buffaloes outscored their three opponents by 29 total goals during the tournament.



Southridge moves to state champion ranks

Tualatin, Ashland, West Albany all win titles
By Cliff Pfenning, oregonsports.com

Led by a group of four all-tournament first-team picks, Southridge played its way past defending champion Newberg and won its first water polo boys state title, Nov. 12, at the Osborn Aquatic Center on the campus of Oregon State University.

The Skyhawks beat Newberg 9-6 in the Class 6A final, just after Tualatin, beat Newberg's girls team for the second year in a row, 12-11 in overtime.

Ashland's boys and the girls from West Albany won the Class 5A titles. Ashland beat West Albany 11-6 in the boys final, while West Albany beat Ashland 11-6 in the girls final.


Tualatin tames field in 2010

Tualatin's girls, who placed second two of the past three seasons, beat defending champion Newberg 6-5 for its first championship and ending the Tigers' title run at five-straight years.

That win followed two new champions in the 5A tournament.

The West Albany boys - third the past two seasons, beat two-time defending champion Ashland 10-8 in the final.

In the girls final, Sandy beat West Albany 10-4 for its first title in its first trip to the championship game.

Newberg's boys beat Tualatin 19-5 for its sixth-straight title

Fortius Oregon

Newberg hopes to dominate again this season

The Tigers won both 6A titles last year
By Cliff Pfenning, oregonsports.com

The Newberg boys and girls will look to defend their Class 6A state titles in Water Polo this season after accomplishing the feat of bringing both titles to one school.

Newberg’s boys outscored its four opponents in the state tournament 71-23, including 12-5 over Southridge in the title game. The Tigers lost just one game all season, dropping the championship match of an invitational tournament in Modesto, Calif., to Granite Bay, Calif.

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