Niko Bhatia and Jayden Kunwar each recorded five goals and the Menlo School boys' water polo team clinched at least a tie for the Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division title, beating Woodside, 18-2, Monday.
The Knights (13-5, 5-0) play at Burlingame (8-3, 4-1) in Wednesday's league finale at 4 p.m. Menlo-Atherton (13-6, 4-1) hosts Half Moon Bay at 5 p.m. Wednesday.
Menlo, which travels to Bellarmine for a nonleague contest Tuesday at 6:30 p.m., scored early and often against the Wildcats (7-10, 2-3), who received goals from Giorgio Fatica and Nicholas Hovsmith.
Woodside hosts Hillsdale at 4 p.m. Wednesday. The Wildcats are also entered in the Ronald J. Freeman Memorial tournament that begins Friday with a 6 p.m. game against Wilcox at Monta Vista in Cupertino.
The Knights led 8-1 after the first quarter, 12-1 at halftime and 14-1 after three quarters. Sam Untrecht scored four times and Noah Housenbold scored twice. Menlo goalie Josh Poulos recorded nine saves.
In a nonleague game, St. Ignatius beat host Palo Alto, 14-5.
Girls water polo
Castilleja clinched at least a tie for its fourth straight PAL title, beating Burlingame, 11-10, Monday in a PAL Bay Division contest.
The Gators (14-4, 6-0) clinched the top seed in the PAL tournament, which gets underway next Monday. The Panthers (8-7, 5-1) can clinch the second seed with a win against visiting Menlo on Wednesday at 5 p.m.
Sarah Pedley recorded seven saves in the net for Castilleja and Minhee Chung added four goals. Sarah Booher and Claire Pisani each added a pair of goals.
Aragon scored six goals in the third period to erase a halftime deficit and beat host Menlo-Atherton, 8-6, Monday.
Menlo topped Woodside, 8-2, as Parker Callender and Meg Reinstra each scored twice and Gillian Bressie recorded seven saves. Annie Bisconti added a goal and three steaks.