Meadowridge takes provincial water-polo title
The Meadowridge School Gryphons took the top spot at the 2011 Tier 1 B.C. high school water-polo championships, beating out a local team made up of students from Maple Ridge and Garibaldi secondary.
The co-ed team includes Nathan Kotylak, Danika Kotylak, Shaun Lampen, Josh Lampen, Sean Bright-McCurdy, Emma Germain, Taylor Perry, Bryanne Newbery, Alex Kwon, Amanda Hollyday, Allan Read, Ryan Cho, Vladimir Pasalschi, and Maria VanNoordenne.
Meadowridge also won three of four individual awards, with Nathan Kotalyk grabbing the tournament's male MVP award, Shaun Lampen being named the top goalie, and Read getting top rookie honours.
Maple Ridge/Garibaldi took silver, while Handsworth secondary of North Vancouver took bronze.