SHOOTIN'. On March 2 junior Cardinal Hastings attempts to shoot a goal against the West Orange Warriors.
SHOOTIN'. On March 2 junior Cardinal Hastings attempts to shoot a goal against the West Orange Warriors.
SHOOTIN’. On March 2 junior Cardinal Hastings aims at the West Orange Warriors’ goal. photo/Payton Hoevenarr

In the home game on March 2, the boys and girls water polo teams took on the West Orange Warriors.

In the first two quarters of the girl’s game, the Braves were not able to score. The ladies ended the first two quarters, 0-5.

The third quarter began with senior Kennedy Anderson scoring her first goal of the game, making the score 1-6. During the third quarter, Anderson scored another goal, and the Warriors scored three more times. The third quarter ended with the Warriors still in the lead, 2-9.

During the fourth, junior Cardinal Hastings scored once and Anderson scored again, but the Warriors managed to score two more times on the ladies.

The game ended with girls losing to West Orange, 6-11

In the first quarter of the boy’s game, senior Patrick Egan,  junior Samuel Gentry-Mickelson and senior Noah Hughes all scored goals for the Braves. The Warriors scored one goal putting the game at 6-1.

The second quarter began with Gentry-Mickelson scoring another goal for the Braves, 7-1. Egan, senior Christian Assal and Hughes added goals for the team too. After the referees had a short discussion about the scoreboard and a previous call, the Warriors scored three more points, 13-4.

The third quarter started with the Warriors scoring two more goals of the night; this prompted coach Rosalie Creighton to call a time out with 5:20 left in the third quarter. After the time out, Assal, Gentry-Mickelson and Egan all added goals to the board. Even though the Brave’s defense improved, West Orange scored five more goals, 16-9.

The fourth quarter started with West Orange’s goalie getting ejected from the game, this gave Egan the opportunity to score another one for the Braves. During the fourth Gentry-Mickelson, Hughes and Egan added more goals to the scoreboard. The Warriors managed to score one more time in the fourth.

The game ended with the boy’s adding another win to their record, 20-10.

Come see the boys (9-3) and girls (7-5) in action again at home on March 4, against Lake Mary, 6 p.m.

By Cameron Toperzer

BHS Highlights copy editor. Senior. I love cats, dogs, food and sleep!

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