Just stuff, and not all football …

How about that Whittier girls water polo victory over Harvard/Westlake.
20-19, in three overtimes. Has to be the best game of the season.
More on that later. Unfortunately, the Cardinals’ season ended Friday
with an 11-7 loss to Riverside Poly. …

In other area results in the sport, La Habra reaches the CIF semifinal for the third consecutive year after defeating Upland, 6-4, in a Div. V quarterfinal today. The
Highlanders will play Arlington at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Woolett
Center in Irvine. …

No word yet on La Serna-Corona Santiago D-III quarterfinal played today.

And Montebello will host Royal in A Div. II quarterfinal at 4 p.m. today at
Commerce Aquatorium. The Oilers won their opener, 15-5, over Mission
Viejo Thursday. …

El Rancho running back Marcus Galan signs a letter of intent with the
University of Minnesota, Crookston during a ceremony at the school this
morning. Coach Rick Zepeda put some time and effort for a good cause in
this one. “When you’re 2-8 (overall) and 0-5 (league), a lot of
recruiters don’t come calling,” Zepeda said. It sounds like a perfect
match for both signer and signee. …

A tough, tough. tough loss for Whittier in their Division II-AA girls
basketball first-round playoff game Thursday. A battle throughout to
stay close and find a way to win it at the end, looked they would have
to settle for a tie and try to win it in overtime, and then lightning
struck in the form of Erin Ruiz’s game winning shot from behind midcourt
at the regulation-time buzzer. …

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