SHP takes third, Castilleja is fifth at water polo tourney

Georgia Lewis keeps her eyes on the ball on this save. Photo by Dave Lewis.

The Sacred Heart Prep girls water polo team finished third at the Amanda McDonald Tournament, beating West Catholic Athletic League rival St. Francis, 6-5, in the third-place contest at Menlo School on Saturday.

Junior goalie Nellie McAdams came up big, recording 14 saves for the Gators (10-3), who travel to Valley Christian for a league contest at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

St. Raymond's grad Izzy Manema scored twice to lead the Lancers (6-4), who travel to Presentation for a league contest at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. St. Francis hosts Gunn in a nonleague game Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Georgia Lewis recorded 14 saves to help Castilleja beat Mountain View, 13-8, and take home the consolation trophy. The Gators (9-3), who host Woodside in a PAL Bay Division contest at 4 p.m. Wednesday, beat Presentation earlier in the day, 5-4.

Sacred Heart Prep lost to eventual champion Acalanes, 9-3, in the semifinals. Bella Bachler, Addi Duvall and Eleanor Facey each scored for the Gators.

Duvall and Nadia Paquin each scored twice against St. Francis.

The Lancers lost to Soquel, 4-3, in the semifinals as Mandema, Izzy Ditzler and Megan LaCroix each scored. Natalie Blanc recorded seven saves.

Acalanes beat Soquel, 7-6, in the championship game.

Madison Lewis also had a big day for Castilleja, scoring four times and recording six steals in the win over the Spartans. Lexi Triantis also scored four times and Claire Pisani scored twice.

Lewis and Pisani accounted for all five goals in the win over the Panthers.

— Palo Alto Online Sports

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