Varsity boys: Mountain House 20, Pacheco 15
The Mountain House boys played a close first half on Monday against visiting Pacheco High, holding a 10-8 lead after the first quarter and playing to a 13-13 tie at the half. The team found its groove in the second half and worked together to claim the 20-15 win.
Mountain House junior Daakshesh Thangavel scored 10 goals on 17 attempts and also had three steals. Junior Tyler Small scored four goals, sophomore Preston Wiedner scored three goals, junior Cameron Valentine scored two goals and junior Carter Stout also scored a goal.
Junior goalie Aidan Larson blocked six shots and junior Henry Osborn blocked five shots.
Varsity girls: Mountain House 10, Pacheco 4
The Mountain House girls took an early lead against visiting Pacheco on Monday, and were up 9-3 at the half, finishing with a 10-4 win. Seniors Maya Sharma and Soo-Ann Kim and sophomore Bria Eaquinto scored for the Mustangs.
Junior varsity boys: Tracy 11, Mountain House 3
The Bulldogs jumped out to an 8-1 lead at the half and stayed in control the rest of the way for the 11-3 win on Monday at Mountain House High. Tracy junior Anthony Blake scored four goals, freshmen Julian Penrod-Holloway and Jacob Ballutay scored two goals each, and juniors Paden Amos and Nicholas Baptista and sophomore Miles Cannon each scored a goal.
Mountain House sophomore Mohit Mahajan scored two goals for the Mustangs and freshman Caden Busuttil scored another.
Mustang girls at McNair Tournament
The Mountain House High girls water polo team competed this past weekend at the McNair Tournament in Stockton, where the Mustangs went 1-3 for the weekend.
Mountain House opened on Friday with a 15-8 loss to McNair. The Mustangs held a 3-1 lead at the end of the first quarter. McNair tied it up 5-5 at the half and scored six unanswered goals in the third quarter to take a, 11-5 lead. The Mountain House team regrouped in the fourth quarter, but McNair extended its lead for the 15-8 win.
The Mustangs won their second match on Friday against Calaveras High, taking a 7-1 lead at the half. Calaveras put up a stronger offense in the second half, but the Mustangs continued to control the game for the 13-6 win.
Mountain House played two games on Saturday against Sierra High of Manteca, losing the first one 14-5, with sophomore Bria Eaquinto scoring two goals and senior Marina Ayad and juniors Dominque Nazareno and Trinity Montes also scoring goals. Sierra won the second game 16-5, with Eaquinto scoring two, Nazareno and Montes scoring one each and senior Soo-Ann Kim also scoring a goal.