Girls’ water polo falls in OT
9.2.2021 – In a thriller of a season opener, the Menlo School girls’ water polo team forced overtime before falling to host Los Gatos 12-8 on Thursday.
Knights junior goalie Nyla Sharma made 17 saves, including a penalty save, and scored to tie the game at the end of the third period.
Knights junior Erica Fenyo poured in a game-high five goals and made two steals while sophomore Kenya Cassidy added a gol, two assists and three steals, Senior Alina Hernandez scored and had an assist and a pair of steals.
Los Gatos 12, Menlo School 8 (OT)
Goals - M: Erica Fenyo 5, Kenya Cassidy, Alina Hernandez, Nyla Sharma. Assists – M: Scarlett Gamble 2, Rusha Bhatt 2, Cassidy 2, Hernandez. Steals – M: Cassidy 3, Fenyo 2, Bruce Flieri 2, Hernandez 2, Gamble. Saves – M: Sharma 17.