Roosevelt drops boys water polo to 0-2 from MI Reporter

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After claiming a single-goal lead in the opening quarter of its contest against Roosevelt, Mercer Island boys water polo saw its offense come to a screeching halt against the Roughridgers, falling to Roosevelt 7-3 Monday night at Mercer Island Country Club.

The Islanders led 3-2 after the first quarter, but the Roosevelt defense clamped down to hold Mercer Island scoreless through the final three periods. The Roughriders broke a 3-3 halftime tie with four goals in the third quarter to come away with the win, dropping the Islanders to 0-2 this season. The Islanders previously fell to Curtis 19-8 on Sept. 8.

Jake Gordon scored three goals to lead Roosevelt. Ford Witman scored twice for the Islanders, while Sammy Vacca posted a goal and Hunter Peshkin had 11 saves in the net.

Next, the Islanders will take on reigning state champs Bellevue at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22 at Mercer Island Country Club.

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