Here are Wednesday’s semifinals in the North Coast Section boys and girls water polo playoffs, with how each team won it’s second-round game:
BOYS — DIVISION 1
- No. 1 Sir Francis Drake-San Anselmo vs. No. 5 Acalanes (6:15 p.m. at Drake)
- After a 6-6 tie at halftime the Dons broke away from Las Lomas for an 11-9 win behind a hat trick from Casey Conrad and two goals apiece from Tommy Fellner, Evan Wentzel and Jack Winther.
- The Pirates pounded Monte Vista 14-5 to stay undefeated on the season.
- No. 2 San Ramon Valley vs. No. 6 Campolindo (6 p.m. at San Ramon Valley)
- Hat tricks by senior Mikey Williams and underclassman Jack Deely and Mason Chambliss, Williams, plus nine saves by Keaton Fox, made the Wolves winners over De La Salle 12-7.
- The Cougars edged rival Miramonte 10-9 in a rematch of last year’s championship game, which the Matadors won.
- These two teams have split two games this season, both by a single goal. Campolindo beat host San Ramon Valley 8-7 on Sept. 15 and SRV returned the favor with a 7-6 victory at the NCS/CCS Tournament on Sept. 26.
GIRLS — DIVISION 1
- No. 1 San Ramon Valley vs. No. 4 California (7:15 p.m. at San Ramon Valley)
- Sarah Klass went off with four goals and four assists as the Wolves dominated College Park 19-1, with two goals apiece also coming from Lexi Liebowitz, Laine McPherson, Erin McCreary and Emily Ryan.
- The Grizzlies downed Amador Valley 15-5.
- These teams faced off in EBAL play in an Oct. 8 game that San Ramon Valley won 23-2.
- No. 2 Monte Vista vs. No. 3 Las Lomas (6 p.m. at Miramonte)
- The Mustangs pulled away from Washington in the second half for a 20-8 win with the help of Lauren Indart’s six goals and Jolie Trujillo’s four goals and five assists.
- The Knights downed Foothill 16-5.
BOYS — DIVISION 2
- No. 5 Northgate vs. No. 9 Bishop O’Dowd (6 p.m. at Campolindo)
- The Knights held off Justin-Siena-Napa 10-9 with the help of hat tricks from Ivan Koroleu and Decklan Cashman, along with goals from Sebastian Stahl, Conner Rutledge, Shawn Forer and Andrew Joseph.
- The Dragons edged top-seeded Redwood-Larkspur 7-6 behind hat tricks from Tyler Labot and Joey Isola as well as what coach Jim Ulversoy called an “epic” block by goalie Nick Entriech.
- No. 2 Tamalpais vs. No. 6 Marin Academy (6 p.m. at Sir Francis Drake)
GIRLS — DIVISION 2
- No. 1 Miramonte vs. No. 4 Marin Catholic (7:15 p.m. at Miramonte)
- The Matadors cruised by Carondelet 17-3 powered by sophomore Grace Tehaney’s five goals and hat tricks by Carson Broad and Rose Tuttle.
- Marin Catholic defeated Novato 10-7.
- No. 2 Campolindo vs. No. 3 Acalanes (7:15 p.m. at Campolindo)
- The Cougars defeated Northgate 16-7 behind their usual leaders, Katie Klein (four goals, two assists) and Olivia Price (three goals, four assists).
- The Dons downed Drake 11-5.
- Acalanes avenged a 7-4 loss to Campolindo at its own tournament Sept. 12 by beating the host Cougars 9-8 in triple overtime during league play Oct. 7.