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SCOREBOARD: CIF-SS Girls’ Water Polo First Round

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Three local girls’ water polo teams opened the CIF-SS playoffs on Tuesday as Millikan, Poly and Lakewood were all in action.

Division 3

Millikan 23, La Quinta 3

CLICK HERE to read about the Rams’ first-round blowout

CLICK HERE to watch the highlight video from the win

Citrus Valley 8, Long Beach Poly 3

The Jackrabbits went on the road and came up short in their playoff opener.

Division 5

Lakewood 12, Charter Oak 7

The Lancers went on the road to win their first-round matchup and have earned a home game in round two. Lakewood will host Malibu High on Thursday at 5 p.m. after the Sharks held off Louisville High, 8-7, in their first-round game.


Tyler Hendrickson
Tyler Hendrickson was born and raised in Long Beach, and started covering sports in his hometown in 2010. After five years as a sportswriter, Tyler joined the athletic department at Long Beach State University in 2015. He spent more than four years in the athletic communications department, working primarily with the Dirtbags baseball program. Tyler also co-authored of The History of Long Beach Poly: Scholars & Champions.