Thursday, September 27, 2012

Chargers charge back Santa Ana, win 17-11

Santa Ana, CA - Charging back is the story of Cypress Women's Water Polo tonight. The Chargers (5-6, 2-1) down 4-2 early in the 2nd period only to score 3 in a row to claim a 5-4 lead. The Dons (0-7, 0-2) respond with back to back goals to take a 6-5 lead. But the Chargers refuse to back down and retaliate with a 2-goal spurt to take a 7-6 lead at the half. The Chargers pile up a 15-8 lead after 3, and the Dons make an attempt to recover in the 4th.

The Chargers win back to back conference games to record a 2-1 league play and 5-6 overall.


Monday, September 24, 2012

Chargers beat Saddleback 15-7

Preciado scores 5 goals at
Mission Viejo, CA - In a game that the Chargers need it badly to get back on the momentum wagon, they get just that. A tough roadie at Saddleback, the Chargers pull out a 15-7 victory which even their conference record to 1-1 while the Gauchos drop to 0-2. Scoring leader Monique Dorado has 3 goals, but it is Jennifer Preciado's 5 goals outburst that clinch for Cypress. Goalie Brittany Noss has a season high 17 saves while Sarah Oh adds 3 goals, another key to the Chargers' victory.


Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Chargers going 1-3 at Chaffey Tourney

Dorado scores 12 goals at
Chaffey Tourney.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA - The Chargers travel to Rancho Cucamonga to participate in the Chaffey Tournament. In Game 1, Cypress face Citrus in a thrilling game and comes away with a 12-11 victory. Monique Dorado scores 4 and Sandy Hernandez led the Chargers with 6 goals. Jennifer Preciado's 2 goals prove to be significant for the Chargers to pull off the victory. Goalies Kelsey Kindall has 6 saves while Brittany Noss has 2 saves.

In the second game, against powerhouse Riverside which proves to be too much defeats the Chargers 15-3. The Tigers does a defending job on Dorado limiting her to 1 goal in only 1 hot on goal.

The next day, the Chargers face the host team Chaffey in another exciting match. Dorado scores a goal with 4:31 to go in the match to put the Chargers up 7-6. Only to see the lead disappearing back to back goals by Chaffey inside 2 minutes to seal an 8-7 win with the Panthers. Dorado leads all scorers with 6 goals.

In the last game of the tournament, the Chargers are matched up with another powerhouse, Cerritos and loses 17-6 to the Falcons. The game is close with Cerritos only leading 9-4 at the half but the second half, Cerritos outscores Cypress 8-2.

Dorado scores 12 goals for the tournament, while teammate Hernandez adds 8.


Friday, September 14, 2012

Chargers put up a fight against top-ranked team

Kendall (8 saves) blocks a shot from
a GW player.
Cypress, CA - Going against Golden West College, the top-ranked team in the state with a record of 5-0 coming in and outscoring its opponents 101-11 does not fear or concern the Chargers.  After trailing only 2-1 after one period and playing pesky water polo, the Chargers put up a fight. The game remains close as the Rustlers lead only 10-3 going into the final period and their depth of talent kicks in to defeat the Chargers 15-4.   Monique Dorado leads Cypress with 2 goals while Kelsey Kendall has 8 saves in the net.

The Chargers are heading to the Chaffey tournament this weekend.


Saturday, September 8, 2012

Chargers put up a fight against OCC

Coach Uros regroups the Chargers
at the intermission

Cypress, CA - The Chargers playing their second game in the day against of the top Women's Water Polo programs in the state. The Chargers fight hard in trailing only 3-1 in the first period but it is Coast's defense that confuses the Chargers' offense. Cypress gives in to a 16-6 loss however it is a good preparation for conference play as the Pirates have a date here on October 10. Monique Dorado's offense continues to spark with 4 goals, totaling her output to 12 goals for the 4 games in the Cypress Invitational this weekend.

The Chargers conclude the weekend with a 2-2 record and opens conference play against Golden West, another strong team on October12.


Water Polo beat Jets 11-5

Dorado makes her presence with
4 goals
Cypress, CA - Playing at 8AM becomes a habit for the Chargers this weekend as they are up against Miramar. There is no yawning or slowing down as the Pool Chargers strike early and go on to win 11-5 and improve their records to 2-1. Monique Dorado leads all scorers with 4 goals as the Chargers dominate the offense by shooting into Miramar's goal 19 times to 2. 

Friday, September 7, 2012

Chargers bounce back to top Sierra 9-3

Dorado (2 goals) chasing a rebound
Cypress, CA - After a rough start in the opening game against Long Beach City, the Chargers bounce back to defeat Sierra 9-3. Cypress dominated the game leading 7-0 after three quarters before Sierra's Sonia Stewart gets the Wolverines first goal at the 5:26 mark of the 4th quarter. Leading the Chargers is Jen Preciado's 5 goals on 12 attempts. Monique Dorado and Tanya Yeu add 2 goals each. Cypress evens its record to 1-1 after the first day of the tournament.

The Chargers will open play against Miramar at 8AM on Saturday and conclude with Orange Coast at 2PM.

Long Beach too much for Chargers in opener

Cypress, CA - The Charger Women's Water Polo team opens its season bright and early against a strong Long Beach City squad. Falling behind 5-0 to the Vikings early in the second period, the Chargers get a penalty shot from Sandy Hernandez and a power play goal from Jen Precido to cut the lead to 3.  Goalies Kelsey Kindall has 5 saves and Brittany Noss has 4 saves for the Chargers, while Kim Pedregon adds 2 goals..

Christine McClennan of Long Beach scores 4 goals to lead the Vikings.