Lady DONS take victory over Davis in Water Polo CIF Quarterfinals

Lady DONS take victory over Davis in Water Polo CIF Quarterfinals

In CIF Quarter Finals action, and  the rubber match between the two teams this year, the #3 ranked Lady Dons beat Davis H.S 9-6 in a highly contested battle. 

Going into the action, the Dons were seeking revenge from a crazy loss earlier in the year.  The winner punching a ticket to the Semi Finals against the #2 ranked Soquel Knights on Thursday @5pm.

Led by a stingy DEFENSE, the Dons clamped down early and often.  Holding onto a 4 point lead for the majority of the contest.

Acalanes best players stepped up big, in a win or go home match up.  Ella Del Rosario was heavily involved in the offense with 4 gritty and very mighty goals. 

Wendy Heffelfinger played with supreme confidence locking down Davis best player (UC Berkeley Commit), with 2 steals and scored 2 sweet goals of her own.   

Maize O’Hare executed the offense flawlessly with 2 timely goals at the beginning and end of the game. 

Audrey Cox blocks shots, 14 in total, as she continues a hot streak in the cage. She’s definitely elevated her game during this very fun and exciting playoff run. 

Next up…

This Thursday is the Super Bowl match up, pitting the #3 ranked Dons against the #2 ranked Soquel Knights of Santa Cruz County.  The Dons are road dawgs and are going to need a total team effort to play in the Championship games against Miramonte on Saturday.