GWP: Royals two-up on Royal

San Marcos’ girls water polo team won its sixth game in seven tries to start the season on Tuesday, defeating Royal 12-10 in a non-conference match.

The Royals (6-1) begin Channel League play on Thursday hosting Santa Barbara at 3:15 p.m.

Paige Hauschild’s six goals led the Royals. Riley Heiduk, Kate Coski and Megan Bergthold also found the scoring column. Brittany Prentice’s four drawn ejections were a team high in that department.