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Fourth Seeded Eagles Set For Girls Ohio Water Polo Championship

Posted on: October 22, 2015
Tags: Water polo

SETTING THE SCENE: Having won seven of its last 10 match-ups to finish the regular season with a 17-12-2 record, the Milford High School girls water polo team heads to Ohio Wesleyan University this weekend (Oct. 23-24) for the 31st Ohio High School Girls State Water Polo Championship. Seeded fourth, the Eagles are set to open tournament play at 2:30 p.m. on Friday (Oct. 23) against No. 9 seed Sylvania. Should they win, the Eagles will be idle for the rest of Friday, before returning to the pool at 9 a.m. on Saturday against the winner of No. 5 Worthington and No. 8 AMDG. The loser’s from the first two contests will scare off in an elimination match-up at 7:30 p.m. on Friday. The full schedule for the tournament is below.

LOOK BACK: The Eagles completed a 17-12-2 regular season by posting a 3-1 record at the 24th annual Milford Invitational over the weekend of Oct. 9-11. Milford opened the weekend with a strong 9-8 win over Mason, before edging Worthington Kilbourne 3-2 later on day one of the invitational. The Eagles pushed their win streak to four straight with a 9-7 win over Napoleon, before falling to Worthington by a 8-6 score in their finale.

ABOUT THE INVITATIONAL: Here is a look at the schedule for the 31st Ohio High School Girl’s State Water Polo Championship, to be played this weekend (Oct. 23-24): 

OHIO HIGH SCHOOL 31ST GIRL’S STATE WATER POLO CHAMPIONSHIPS

OHIO WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY

OCTOBER 23, 2015 / FRIDAY

GM # TIME TEAM / WHITE TEAM / DARK PLACE

1. 12:00 NOON # 5 – Thomas -VS- # 8 – AMDG OWU

2. 1:15 PM # 6 – Napoleon -VS- # 7 – Kilbourne OWU

3. 2:30 PM # 4 – Milford -VS- # 9 – Sylvania OWU

4. 3:45 PM # 3 – Mason -VS- # 10 – Princeton OWU

5. 5:00 PM # 1 – UA -VS- WINNER GM # 1 (GROUP A) OWU

6. 6:15 PM # 2 - Sycamore -VS- WINNER GM # 2 (GROUP B) OWU

7. 7:30 PM LOSER GM # 1 -VS- LOSER GM # 3 OWU

8 8:45 PM LOSER GM # 2 -VS- LOSER GM # 4 OWU

 

OCTOBER 24, 2015 / SATURDAY

GM # TIME TEAM / WHITE TEAM / DARK PLACE

9. 9:00 AM WINNER # 1 -VS- WINNER GM # 3 (GROUP A) OWU

10. 10:15 AM WINNER # 2 -VS- WINNER # 4 (GROUP B) OWU

11. 11:30 AM # 1 – UA -VS- WINNER # 3 (GROUP A) OWU

12. 12:45 PM # 2 – Sycamore -VS- WINNER # 4 (GROUP B) OWU

13. 2:00 PM LOSER GM # 7 -VS- LOSER GM # 8 OWU

9TH & 10TH PLACE GAME

14. 3:15 PM WINNER GM # 7 -VS- WINNER GM # 8 OWU

7TH & 8TH PLACE GAME

15. 4:30 PM 3RD PL (GROUP A) -VS- 3RD PL (GROUP B) OWU

5TH & 6TH PLACE GAME

16. 5:45 PM 2ND PL (GROUP A) -VS- 2ND PL (GROUP B) OWU

3RD & 4TH PLACE GAME

17. 7:00 PM 1ST PL (GROUP A) -VS- 1ST PL (GROUP B) OWU

1ST & 2ND PLACE GAME

POLL WATCH: On Oct. 12, the Ohio water polo coaches released their latest with both Milford squads earning solid positions. The girls team is ranked fourth overall, down one from the position it held during the mid-season ratings. The Eagles trail top-ranked Upper Arlington, Sycamore and Mason atop the list. The boys have fallen to the No. 6 spot after being ranked fourth in the mid-season. St. Xavier continues to be No. 1 in the rankings, ahead of Upper Arlington, St. Charles, Toledo St. Francis and Maason. The full rankings can be found here.