Dons water polo easily advance to quarterfinals

Top-seeded Dons overwhelm Huntington Beach in first round water polo playoffs

Mike Klan, KEYT NewsChannel 3 Sports Director, mklan@keyt.com
POSTED: 09:49 PM PST Feb 13, 2013    UPDATED: 12:10 AM PST Feb 14, 2013 
Santa Barbara cruises in H2O playoff game
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -

Kelsey O'Brien scored less than 15 seconds into the game and Santa Barbara High School never trailed as they beat Huntington Beach 17-7 in the first-round of the CIF Division 1 girls water polo playoffs. O'Brien scored five goals to lead the top-seeded Dons to their 19th straight victory.

Four Dons had two goals apiece as they improved to 24-4 on the year. They will host Irvine on Saturday at 2 o'clock in a quarterfinal game.