Water polo All-Americans announced

The annual California/Hawaii All-America list was released recently and several East Bay boys players were honored. Here are the locals who were selected:

1st team
Joey Fabian (Miramonte)
Bryan Snyder (Las Lomas)

2nd team
Joe Dietrich (Acalanes)

4th team
Jake Kisner (Acalanes)

5th team
Nick Deaver (Miramonte)

7th team
Kyle Surber (Amador Valley)
Thomas Nelson (De La Salle)

9th team
Justin Roberto (San Ramon Valley)
Ryan Sevilla (Las Lomas)


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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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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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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