Dons defeat Laguna Beach to reach CIF championship match


Santa Barbara High’s boys water polo team will play for a CIF Championship on Saturday after defeating Laguna Beach 9-7 in Wednesday’s Division 2 semifinal match at the?Woollett Aquatics Center in Irvine.

The Dons never trailed past the first quarter and led 7-4 at halftime.

Laguna Beach fought hard in the second half but could never cut Santa Barbara’s lead to under two goals.

Agoura beat Damien 8-6 in the other D2 semifinal, creating a Dons vs. Chargers CIF title match scheduled for Saturday at 2:45 p.m. in Irvine.

A more detailed report on Wednesday’s semifinal match by the OC Register’s Dan Albano can be found HERE

Find an updated Division 2 bracket HERE