Girls Water Polo: Balanced New Trier sinks Latin
Updated: April 25, 2012 9:47PM
New Trier’s newly employed offense was in full swing Wednesday.
Eight girls scored the first eight goals, and the Trevians rolled to a 13-1 win over Latin in Winnetka.
Junior Julia Ulrich was one of three players to score two goals in the victory.
“The new offense clicked for us,” Ulrich said. “Everyone got opportunities, and it was good to see how far we’ve come as a team.”
Lindsay Siegel and Maggie McKenna also scored two goals, and goalie Hannah Caywood anchored the defense.
New Trier, ranked No. 6 by illpolo.com, improved to 18-5-1 overall. The Trevians will be the favorite at next weekend’s CSL tournament and is the top seed at the Glenbrook South Sectional.
New Trier put itself in the conservation as a championship contender after tying top-ranked Lyons and beating St. Ignatius at St. Ignatius’ invitational last weekend.
“That showed us what we can do,” said junior Honore Lachenauer, who scored the lone goal in the third quarter. “It showed us what is possible. That was a turning point for us.”
Jocelyn Kupets, Kelsey Willian, Isabelle Baneaux and Meghan Frank all scored in the first quarter Wednesday to give the Trevians a 4-1 advantage.
Samantha Padavic, Caywood, Ulrich and Siegel all scored in the second quarter as New Trier went into the half ahead 10-1.