In photo at the top, Sydnee Thomas scores a
goal for Palomar in Tuesday's victory over
defending state champion San Diego Mesa in
San Diego. Directly above: goalie with
a block. The Comets won 6-5 in the second
3-minute sudden-death overtime period.--
Photos by Hugh Cox
Rowan's OT goal beats '15 state champs
SAN DIEGO (9-21-2016) --
Kelly Rowan, a freshman out of Great Oak
High School, dropped in a goal early in the
second 3-minute overtime on Wednesday,
lifting visiting Palomar to a 6-5 women's
water polo victory over defending CCCAA
state champion San Diego Mesa.
Goalie Jordan Heimback had a big day for the
Comets (4-2, 2-0) with 19 blocks, 6 steals
and 2 assists.
Rebekah Blackburn scored 2 goals. Dallas
Fatseas, Emma Thomas and Sydney Thomas each
had 4 steals.
The score was tied 4-4 after regulation and
5-5 after each team scored in the first two 3-minute
Comets come from behind for
-- Led by Emma Thomas (left) and
Sydney Thomas (right), Palomar came from
behind to win its Pacific Coast Athletic
Conference women's water polo opener on
Wednsday, defeating San Diego Miramar 7-3 at
Ned Baumer Aquatic Center.
Emma Thomas led the Comets (3-2
overall) with three goals and five steals. Sydney
Thomas contributed two goals and four steals.
leaders for Palomar: Dallas Fatseas with three
assists, and goalie Jordan Heimback with seven
saves, two steals and two assists.
The Comets trailed 1-0
after one quarter, then battled back to take a 3-1
Palomar will play its home opener
against defending California community college state
champion San Diego Mesa on Wednesday, Sept. 21.
Comets open season with
a 2-2 split
MISSION VIEJO (9-10-2016) --
opened its 2016 women's water polo season
with a pair of solid victories on Friday,
defeating Saddleback 11-7 and Grossmont 7-2
on Day 1 of the Saddleback Tournament.
On Day 2, the Comets dropped back-to-back
decisions to Sierra 12-6 and Fullerton 13-2
and will take a 2-2 record into their home
opener, a Pacific Coast Athletic match-up
against San Diego Miramar on Wednesday at 2
p.m. at Miramar.