Lodi High finished fourth out of 29 teams at the Valley Tournament this past weekend.
Lodi opened Saturday with a 14-9 win over Ponderosa, getting seven goals from Matt Vanderlans and four from Colin Porter. Brady Banks, Noah Carniglia and Marshall Grim each scored once and Brody Nutting had four saves in the net.
The Flames fell to Davis 10-9 in the second game. Porter scored four times and Banks, Carniglia, Grim, Vanderlans and Walter Plunkett each scored once. Nutting had three saves.
Lodi fell to St. Mary's 13-8 in the third-place game. Vanderlans scored three goals, Plunkett and Carniglia each netted two and Grim added one. Nutting had four blocks.
Posted: Tuesday, September 18, 2012 12:00 am
The Lodi Flames varsity boys water polo team defeated Johansen 10-4 in the championship game of the Central Valley Tournament on Saturday in Atwater.
Joe Vanderlans capped off a brilliant tourney with five goals in the title game to lead the Flames. Nic Carniglia scored twice and C.J. Porter, Dane Dornbush and Kevin den Hartog each scored once. Tim Weisenberg had 11 saves in the cage and Josh Veit added five.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 12:00 am.