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Trojan varsity water polo gets twin Senior Day wins

Cameron Phen looks to score. Village Life photo by Jackie Penn

Head coach Patrick Foster’s varsity boys and girls water polo programs earned an exciting sweep of Nevada Union last Wednesday at the El Dorado Hills CSD, as the girls varsity won 13-8 and varsity boys edged the Miners 10-9 in Sierra Foothill League action. Both teams had to fight for a winning push, as the […]

No Comment / October 17, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

OR water polo splits

Trojan Eryqa Flores, left, applies the defense in last week's meet against Del Oro. Photo by Doug Thompson

Leading nearly start to finish Wednesday, the Oak Ridge varsity boys posted a solid win over Del Oro 13-7 at the CSD, home of Trojans’ aquatics. Earlier, the Lady Trojans fell short in their comeback attempt to open the afternoon against the defending section champions. Troy led 6-3 at the half and held the edge […]

Comments Off / September 19, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Granite Bay water polo bests Oak Ridge teams

In the first half last Tuesday, the Oak Ridge High girls water polo team battled Granite Bay for every possession on offense. But the Lady Trojans’ first home league match of the Sierra Foothill League season was spoiled by the Grizzlies, who posted an 11-3 victory at the El Dorado Hills’ CSD pool. After Granite […]

Comments Off / September 21, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan water polo sweeps Ponderosa

Democrat photo by Cliff Gagliardo

In their intra county boys water polo meeting at the El Dorado Hills’ CSD swimming pool last Tuesday, Oak Ridge swam past Ponderosa for a 16-7 win. The Trojans (2-0) jumped out to a 5-2 lead after the first period on three goals from Jack Davidson, one of seven seniors on the team who is […]

Comments Off / September 14, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Water polo: JV boys are champs

The Oak Ridge JV boys played incredibly hard, both on offense and defense, to secure a 10-2 win against Granite Bay High School in the Sierra Foothill League Tournament championship game in late October. The previous week, the JV boys beat both Rocklin and Nevada Union, allowing them to play for the first place position. “Overall, the […]

Comments Off / October 30, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

JV water polo team tops in Turlock

Oak Ridge's junior varsity squad celebrates a tournament win. Courtesy photo

Led by Coach Patrick Muniz, the Oak Ridge JV boys’ water polo team returned home as tournament champions after winning all four games at the Turlock Invitational Tournament, Oct. 4-5. In the first game against Golden Valley, Matthew Fehr helped the team with three steals. Jack Davidson and William Kirk had two each, and Kevin […]

Comments Off / October 07, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Water Polo: Oak Ridge girls fall to Grizzlies

The Lady Trojans attempt to block the ball in Tuesday's game against Granite Bay. Despite great efforts in the pool, the ladies lost to the Grizzlies. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

In a girls water polo nonleague contest last Tuesday, Granite Bay dominated Oak Ridge from tip-off. The Lady Grizzlies jumped out to a 4-0 lead and led 8-3 at the half to post a 10-7 victory. The Lady Trojans (1-2) scored their first goal with 2:46 left in the first quarter when Morgan Jones, one […]

Comments Off / September 22, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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