BOYS' WATER POLO: LA CANADA BEATS FLU, H.-W. SCOTT NETS THREE GOALS FOR UNBEATEN SPARTANS.Byline: HEATHER GRIPP
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There should be plenty for La Canada to look forward to. Even at less than their best, the Spartans are confirming their status as one of Southern California's top teams.
After defeating defending Southern Section Div. III champion Montebello in last week's season opener, LaCanada beat the No. 7 team in Div. I on Tuesday, defeating host Harvard-Westlake of Studio City 8-5 in a nonleague contest.
The Spartans (2-0), ranked No. 1 in Div. III, led throughout and pulled away with two goals in the closing minutes.
Max Scott scored a game-high threegoals, with Spencer Borisoff and Mike Scott each adding two goals for a La Canada lineup A criminal investigation technique in which the police arrange a number of individuals in a row before a witness to a crime and ask the witness to identify which, if any, of the individuals committed the crime. that had significant holes to fill from the version of the team that reached the Southern Section finals the past two years.
"It's early and we've been sick," LaCanada coach Larry Naeve said. "So I don't think we've really seen what we can do yet. But it is a good start."
Mike Scott was one of the sickly ones Tuesday, but that didn't prevent him from helping the Spartans to a 3-0 lead in the first quarter. He pounded a back-door shot off the water and past Harvard-Westlake goalkeeper For the close-in weapon system, see .
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"Mike was pretty sick today," Naeve said of the senior. "He shouldn't have even played. I tried to take him out and he kept saying 'put me back in."'
Billy Evashwick put Harvard-Westlake on the board with 21 seconds left in the first quarter. He led the Wolverines (0-2) with two goals, including a penalty shot that cut La Canada's lead to one in the third quarter. Max Eliot, Maxx Bricklin and Ian Fisher
Up next for La Canada is the Newport Harbor tournament, where the Spartans open Thursday against San Marcos San Marcos (săn mär`kəs).
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"It doesn't let up much," Naeve said of the schedule." But these kids have been working so hard. They love this game."