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JBHS Off to Hot Start, Sinks La Cañada

The Burroughs High School varsity boys’ water polo team routed host La Cañada 17-3 in a nonleague game on Wednesday.

Harrison Siegel led the team with six goals, lan Duffield finished with four goals, and Nicola Nasev, Nicolas Oporta, Logan Turla, Dean Yuzna, Aiden Means and Caleb DuFour each scored once.

Last weekend, JBHS opened the regular season competing in the Pasadena Polytechnic Tournament and finished third with a 3-1 record.

The Bears beat Sunny Hills High of Fullerton 16-7 in their tournament finale. Atticus Mata tallied 14 saves, while Siegel scored eight goals. Duffield recorded three goals, Turla and Means each had two goals and Yuzna finished with one goal.

JBHS finished pool play with a 14-3 win over South Pasadena. Mata recorded 13 saves, while Siegel and Duffield each contributed four goals. Nasev registered three goals while Oporta, Ryan Lee and Means each scored once.

The Bears finished the first day of tournament action with an 11-6 loss against host Polytechnic as Mata finished with 11 saves. Duffield scored three goals, Siegel recorded two and Nasev notched one goal.

Burroughs opened tournament action with a 17-6 victory over La Serna as Mata made nine saves. Oporta and Siegel tallied five goals, Turla was credited with four goals, and Nasev and Means each produced one goal.

JBHS (4-1 overall) will visit Crespi High in Encino for a nonleague game on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. before hosting South Pasadena on Sept. 19.


The Bulldogs opened the regular season at Pasadena Polytechnic this week; the nonleague game ended after the Burbank Leader’s press deadline and will be included in next week’s issue.

Burbank will visit Camarillo for a nonleague game on Thursday at 5:15 p.m. before visiting Temple City on Sept. 12.

First published in the September 2 print issue of the Burbank Leader.

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