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Water Polo

Long Beach Water Polo Players Win USA Gold

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A group of Long Beach girls went to the USA Water Polo Coastal Zone and won an ODP Youth Team National Championship Gold Medal over the weekend.

Left to right: Ionna Athena Mor (LB Poly), Maya O’Dea (Wilson), Charlotte Echlin (Wilson), Jermonie Billingsly (Wilson), Katherine O’Dea (Wilson)

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.