SaMoHi Water Polo Starts Season with upset of No. 9 South Pasadena

Friday, 2 Sep 2011, 7:46:00 AM

Spencer Lee

SaMoHi senior captain Charlie Olsen advances the ball against South Pasadena on Thursday. Olsen scored three goals in the 8-6 victory.
Photo by Spencer Lee
SaMoHi senior captain Charlie Olsen advances the ball against South Pasadena on Thursday. Olsen scored three goals in the 8-6 victory.

The season did not start with a cupcake for the SaMoHi Viking water polo team. The only thing comforting about their game against No. 9 South Pasadena was that it was at home.

And that was enough.

The Vikings fended off a late rally by the Tigers to win 8-6 on Thursday.

Senior captain Charlie Olsen led the SaMoHi with three goals, while Jordan Bishop and Robert Staenberg each added two goals and Jackson Hauty had three steals.

SaMoHi will play in the El Dorado Tournament on Sept. 8.

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