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PREVIEW: Wilson vs. Corona del Mar, CIF Boys’ Water Polo

The562’s coverage of boys’ water polo is sponsored by Aquatic Capital of America Foundation.

The562’s coverage of Long Beach Wilson Athletics is sponsored by Joel Bitonio, Class of 2009.

The second round of the CIF Southern Section Division 1 boys’ water polo playoffs are Saturday and Wilson is hosting Corona del Mar. The quarterfinal game is scheduled for 12 p.m. at Long Beach City College.

Wilson (15-14) edged Santa Margarita in the first round 12-10 to advance. The Bruins reached the Division 1 semifinals last year.

Corona del Mar (21-8) dominated El Dorado 21-7 in the first round. The Sea Kings beat Wilson in all three of their meetings this season by a combined score of 40-30. Their most recent meeting was on Oct. 1 when Corona del Mar won 12-11 in tournament action. 

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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.