TUESDAY, SEPT. 27
at Hourglass Field
San Diego Miramar
SD Miramar 4, Palomar 0
at Wallace Memorial Pool
San Bernardino Valley 3, Palomar 0
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28
WOMEN'S WATER POLO
Wallace Memorial Pool
vs. Grossmont, 2 p.m.
MEN'S WATER POLO
at Wallace Memorial Pool
vs. Grossmont, 3:30 p.m.
PC WOMEN'S WATER POLO TEAM ROCKS
JAGUARS' WORLD 19-1
(9-26-2016) -- The Palomar women's water
polo team schooled visiting Southwestern on
Monday afternoon at Wallace Memorial Pool,
winning a Pacific Coast Athletic Conference
game in dominating fashion 19-1.
Southwestern's men's team didn't have
enough players so the second game of the doubleheader was
In the women's game, Dallas Fatseas (6
goals), Sydney Thomas (5 goals) and Emma Thomas (3 goals) led
the way for Palomar offensively. Jazin Handorf had 8 assists for
Fatseas recorded 7 steals, Emma and
Sydney Thomas 5 each. Goalie Jordann Heimback contributed 8
blocks, 1 steal and 2 assists.
The Comets are 6-5, 3-0 in confrence
HIRNING'S 4 GOALS LEAD PALOMAR TO A
13-6 POLO WIN VS. RIO HONDO
(9-24-2016) -- Torrey Hirning scored 4 goals
to help lead Palomar to a 13-6 women's water
polo victory over Rio Hondo in Saturday
morning's game at the Mt. SAC Classic Marie
T. Mills Aquatic Facility.
Sydney and Emma Thomas scored 3 goals each. Jazmin
Handorf had 2 goals. Dallas Fatseas
contributed 6 steals, while Emma Thomas had 3
steals. Goalie Jordann Heimback had 9 blocks and 3
Other results with statistical leaders: Fullerton 13, Palomar 7 -- Goals:
Jazmin Handorf 3. Steals: Handorf 3, Hirning 3. Saves: Heimback
Santa Barbara CC 11, Palomar 2 --
Goals: Sydney Thomas and Fatseas 1 each. Steals: Emma Thomas and
Hirning 3 each. Goalie Stats: Heimback 9 blocks and 3
Citrus 9, Palomar 4 -- Goals: Emma
Thomas 2. Steals: Fatseas 2. Goalie Stats: Heimback 9 saves and
BUCKNELL TRANSFER CURRY SCORES 20 GOALS
AS PC WINS 3 OF 4
(9-16-2016) / WALNUT (9-17-2016) --
Grant Curry, a Cathedral Catholic High School
who was an All-American honorable mention selection in
2014 as a freshman at NCAA Division I
scored 20 goals over the weekend as
Palomar's men's water polo squad won three
of four games in the 43rd Mt. SAC
On Friday, the Comets defeated
Fullerton 19-7 and Citrus 20-18, both at the Citrus College
On Saturday, the Comets moved over to
the Marie T. Mills Aquatic Facility at Mt. SAC for the second
day of the tournament. There, they lost 15-11 to Mt. SAC but
came back later in the day to take a 14-11 win over Ventura.
Palomar is 5-2 to begin the season.
Results with statistical leaders: Palomar 19, Fullerton 7 -- Goals: Curry
6, Mark Morin 4, Eli Foli 2, Conner Chanove 2. Assists: Paul
Schaner 6, Foli 2, Morin 2, Tony Oreb 1. Steals: Curry 5, Toby
Fast 4, Morin 3, Foli 2, Chanove 2, Antoni Oreb 2. Saves: Oreb 3.
Palomar 20, Citrus 18 -- Goals: Curry
6, Foli 4, Fast 4, Josh Benitez 2. Assists: Chanove 2, Curry 2.
Steals: Chanove 2. Saves: Oreb 12.
Mt. SAC 15, Palomar 11 -- Goals: Curry
5, Schaner 2. Assists: Morin 3. Steals: Foli 4, Chanove 2, Morin
Palomar 14, Ventura 11 -- Goals: Curry
4, Tristin D'Ambrosi 3, Schaner 2, Benitez 2. Assists: Chanove
3. Steals: Chanove 3, Schaner 3, Curry 3, Fast 2, Benitez 1.
Saves: Oreb 9.
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FOOTBALL: Moorpark 31, Palomar 26
TOP PHOTO: Palomar tight end Robet Ursua catches a
9-yard touchdown pass from Matt Romero in front of
Moorpark's Joseph Guerrero late in the fourth
quarter. -- Photo by Charlie Neuman. DIRECTLY ABOVE:
Patrick Koch kicks a 51-yard field goal, tying him for
fifth on the all-time Palomar list, out of the hold of
Sam Tapia. Koch's field goal tied the game 17-17 with 10:20 left in the
third quarter. No. 46 is Chase Porter, protecting
against the Raiders' Josh Chickumbindi. -- Photo by Hugh
Comets lose by 5
despite 51-yd. Koch FG
ESCONDIDO (9-24-2016) -- Palomar had plenty
of positives Saturday night at Chick Embrey
Field at Wilson Stadium, including a 51-yard
field goal by Patrick Koch, a distance that
moves him to a tie for fifth on the Comets'
But the Comets got off to another slow start
before waking up, which resulted in another
close loss, this one by a 31-26 margin to
On a night Isiah Johnson rushed for 162
yards and three touchdowns on 24 carries for
the visiting Raiders, the Comets had
numerous players contribute along with Koch,
who added another field goal of 23 yards and
tacked on two PATs.
Dominique Love scooped up a Moorpark fumble
and returned it 50 yards for a touchdown to
get Palomar on the board after the Raiders
had taken a 10-0 lead.
Quarterback Matt Romero found his range from
the second quarter on and passed for 245
yards on the night, including touchdown
aerials of 3 yards to Johnny Arzola and 9
yards to Robert Ursua late in the fourth
quarter. LaMont Chaney had seven receptions
for 62 yards. Arzola and ZIssiah Augero each
caught four passes, Terrell Arnold had two
catches for 74 yards and Ursua contributed two
catches for 47 yards.
Josh Bernard chipped in 79 yards rushing on
Defensively, Brandon Price (11 tackles, 5 of
them solo) and Christian Prince (10 tackles,
6 solo including 1.5 tackles for loss),
Hunter Turner (9 tackles.,2 for losses),
Malavai Taylor (8 tackles, 6 solo, 1 tackle
for loss and 2 pass break-ups), Nako Tei (5
tackles), Love (5 tackles to go with his
fumble return) and Roger Mann (1 tackle for
loss, 2 quarterback hurries) had strong
And Sam Tapia averaged 43.1 yards for 8
punts, including a 56-yarder to the Moorpark
9-yard line, a 51-yarder, a 48-yarder, a
46-yarder and a 43-yarder to the 8. He
deposited a total of three punts inside the
20-yard line, two of them inside the 10.
Koch also kickd a 23-yard field goal.
The Comets have played four close games,
losing by 6 points, winning by 5, losing by
4 and losing by 5.
Palomar will try to turn that trend around
when the Comets visit Chaffey in their final
non-conference game next Saturday at 6 p.m.,
followed by a bye the following week before
opening National Conference South play.
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 Jordan
Heimback 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) --
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
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 the first two 3-minute overtimes.
MEN'S WATER POLO: PC 24, SD Mesa 12
Morin and Palomar streak to a 24-12
DIEGO (9-22-2016) -- Mark
Morin (left) scored eight goals and
dished off five assists on Tuesday as
Palomar dunked defending Pacific Coast
Athletic Conference champion San Diego
Mesa 24-12 at the Olympians' pool.
The Comets jumped out to a 7-2 lead
after one quarter and also led 16-7 at
halftime and 21-8 after three quarters.
Grant Curry scored 5 goals for the
Comets (6-2 overall, 2-0 in conference).
Ryan Rhoads (3 goals), Eli Foli (2
goals) and Tim Sheehy (2 goals) were
other multiple-goal scorers. Paul
Schaner (3) and Dylan Van Horn (3) had
multiple-assist games. Goalies Oreb and
Jaylon Bonwell had 7 saves apiece.