Oilers denied title by Foothill

first_imgFoothill (28-1), which also received three goals from Kealy McLain and two from Jessica Kutcher, led 5-1 after the first quarter and never was really threatened after that. “We didn’t take good shots,” said Montebello coach Kenny Clements, whose team finished with a 24-6 record. “We had good shots, we just didn’t take them. LONG BEACH – Montebello High School’s quest for a CIF-Southern Section girls water polo title will have to wait for another year. Foothill’s Amber Oland made 14 saves and Noel Umphrey scored four goals to lead the Knights to an 11-4 victory over the Oilers on Tuesday night in the Division I championship game at Belmont Plaza Pool. The key point of the game came early in the third quarter when Oland made saves on three consecutive possessions to prevent the Oilers from cutting into an 8-2 deficit. [email protected] (562) 698-0955, Ext. 3061 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!center_img “(Oland) is the best goalie we’ve faced, but we just didn’t shoot well today.” The Oilers, who received two goals from Priscilla Orozco, led 1-0 on an Orozco goal 30 seconds into the contest. But Football scored the next five goals, including two from Kutcher, to lead 5-1. “(Foothill) moved the ball around real well,” Clements said. “But I think we looked like we were asleep (on defense) sometimes. “They were getting what they wanted and they were accurate with their shots.” Oland ended any chance of a Montebello comeback by stopping three shots in the third quarter and four in the fourth. last_img read more