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All-NCS water polo teams

EDIT: Las Lomas’ Danielle Johnson is the girls Division II MVP. That info was omitted on the original list I received.

Here are the boys and girls All-NCS (East Bay/North Bay) water polo teams, as selected by the local coaches. Next Tuesday we will begin publishing our own All-East Bay teams for water polo, football, volleyball, cross country and girls tennis and golf. Those teams are selected by the Bay Area News Group prep sports staff.
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Posted on Thursday, December 16th, 2010
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Water polo: East Bay notes and rankings — 10/26

Many league champions have already been decided, but there are two huge games this week in the EBAL and DFAL that will decide who brings home the title.
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Posted on Tuesday, October 26th, 2010
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Water polo: Notes and rankings — Oct. 18

The North Coast Section playoffs are just two weeks away and league title scenarios are getting clearer across the East Bay. The biggest match of the week will be in Orinda where Miramonte hosts Acalanes on Wednesday. Both teams are 3-0 in the DFAL with one more league game remaining after this week’s showdown. The Dons won last year’s DFAL matchup 10-6 on their way to the league title, but the Matadors got revenge with a one-goal win in the NCS championship game.
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Posted on Monday, October 18th, 2010
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Water polo: League breakdowns, rankings, standings — 9/29

By this evening all six East Bay water polo leagues will have started up. Here’s a quick rundown on how the league title races might play out with predicted champions.
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Posted on Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
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Water polo notes and rankings – Sept. 21

The season is about four weeks old now, and so far there haven’t been too many surprises. The perennial top teams are still dominating in nonleague games and the big tournaments, but some of the smaller tournaments have given other teams time to shine.
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Posted on Tuesday, September 21st, 2010
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Water polo: East Bay notes, rankings and standings

The Miramonte boys earn a one-goal win over Acalanes. The Monte Vista girls top Campolindo decisively.
Sound familiar?
That was how the NCS championship games played out last year. It’s also the way the 2010 season began.
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Posted on Wednesday, September 15th, 2010
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Water polo: Preseason notes and rankings

Dating back to 2006, the only teams to win North Coast Section water polo titles have been the Miramonte boys and Monte Vista girls.
That is guaranteed to change this year.
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Posted on Wednesday, September 8th, 2010
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MV’s Steffens earns national honor

Monte Vista High incoming senior Maggie Steffens was named USA Today’s Athlete of the Week after helping the U.S. national water polo team win the FINA World League Super Final title last weekend.

Steffens, the only high school player on the national team roster, made the team’s fifth and final penalty shot in a shootout to give the U.S. a 12-11 win over Australia in the championship game.

Posted on Friday, July 9th, 2010
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Water polo: Locals playing on big stage

Monte Vista High’s Maggie Steffens is playing with the U.S. National water polo team in the FINA World League Super Final in La Jolla this week and USA water polo is streaming every match live on their website. You can check it out here.

Steffens, who will be a senior at Monte Vista this fall and is the team’s youngest player, scored in all three of the U.S.’ preliminary round wins. The team defeated Canada last night in the quarterfinals and today play against Greece in a 7 p.m. semifinal.
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Posted on Friday, July 2nd, 2010
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NCS water polo finals – preview

The No. 1 and No. 2 seeds will be facing each other in both the boys and girls divisions and both have the potential to be pretty good matchups. Both matches will be held at Miramonte High School with the girls kicking things off at 1:30 p.m. and the boys following at 3 p.m.
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Posted on Thursday, November 12th, 2009
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