Sophia Soriano scored five times for Cate’s girls water polo team on Wednesday but Santa Ynez came away with the 10-8 non-league victory.
Santa Ynez gained the lead early in the fourth quarter and never relinquished.
Caroline Montgomery added two goals from the perimeter and Maddie Schrager scored once. Sophomore JV goalie Siena Polk stepped in to start in the cage for a sick player and recorded 10 saves.
Cate’s next match is its league opener vs. Malibu on Wednesday