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The Orange County Water Polo Club 12U water polo team. Courtesy photo
The Orange County Water Polo Club 12U water polo team. Courtesy photo

The San Clemente-based Orange Country Water Polo Club 12U team ensured a happy holiday weekend by claiming the KAP 7 Holiday Cup on December 22. The team, which pools from players living in San Clemente, Dana Point and around Orange County, bested the field at the Woolet Aquatics Center in Irvine, going 4-0 over the two-day stretch.

OCWPC outscored their opponents by a convincing margin. In four games, OCWPC scored 49 goals and conceded only 19.

On January 18, the team will travel to compete in the Santa Barbara Cup.

The OCWPC 12U team includes: Cooper Haddad, Marshall Eichenauer, Riley Kraatz, Adler Zachary, Justin Edward, Luke Malecka, Sam Moore, Joe Callari, Cooper Sutton and Clark Hill. The team is coached by Milos Skaljac.

Several other OCWPC teams saw success at the HAP 7 Holiday Cup, including the club’s 18U squad, which finished first in their division. The club’s two 14U teams finished second and third in the Gold Division and Platinum Division, respectively. The 12U team finished fourth in the Gold Division and the 16U team finished fifth in the Platinum Division.


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