Aquatic Water Polo Youth Sports

Shore Water Polo 10U Girls Win National Junior Olympics Championship

The 10 and under girls’ water polo team from Long Beach Shore Aquatics dominated the competition last week at the USA National Junior Olympics at Stanford University. Shore beat seven teams by the combined score of 96-26 to win the age group championship.

Long Beach beat Greenwich from Connecticut in the final 12-4 to win the third national championship in the last five years for this Shore age group.

Free tryouts for Shore water polo begin at the Belmont Plaza outdoor pool on August 15-19 from 5-7pm. Questions can be sent to

Coached By Darby Huff (pictured), Jason Mills, Joe Billish, Chi Kredell
(Left to Right) Top row: #9 Madeline Presiado, #5 Katherin Rothery, Coach Darby Huff #3 Adelei Mosteller, #4 Chloe Mobley, #2 Claire Billish, #10 Kennedy Mills, #14 Lilah Naber, Bottom Row: #6 Hope Wilderman, #7 Lillian Borja, #1 Mila De Luca, #11 Sydney Kredell


Shore Aquatics Team results at National Junior Olympics July 16-19 Boys
18 Boys Championship Division: 29th in Nation (Coached by Justin Gonzales)
16 Boys Classic Division: 8th in Silver (Coached by Dylan Pinckert)
14 Boys Classic Division: 9th in Silver (Coached by Zac Polmanteer)
12 Boys Championship Division: 14th in Nation (Coached by Dimitri Lappas)

Shore Aquatics Team Results at National Junior Olympics July 21-24 Girls and 10u Boys
14 Girls Championship Division: 34th in Nation (Coached by Alexis Harris)
12 Girls Red Team Championship Division: 11th in Nation (Coached by Jason Mills)
12 Girls Black Team Championship Division: 34th in Nation (Coached by Amara Maxwell)
10 Girls Championship Division: 1st in Nation (Coached by Darby Huff)
10 Boys Championship : 29th in Nation (Coached by Charles Wright)

JJ Fiddler
JJ Fiddler is an award-winning sportswriter and videographer who has been covering Southern California sports for multiple newspapers and websites since 2004. After attending Long Beach State and creating the first full sports page at the Union Weekly Newspaper, he has been exclusively covering Long Beach prep sports since 2007.