Spencer Lowell scored eight goals and the La Quinta Blackhawks remained unbeaten in Desert Valley League boys’ water polo play Thursday with a 21-5 win over Shadow Hills High School.
Lowell’s eight goals led the Blackhawks, which also had seven goals from Brayden Smith and three goals from Todd Becker.
Steven Perez, Will Alwine and Jeremy Baker each scored one goal for La Quinta.
The Blackhawks, (21-4 overall), will next play Cathedral City on Tuesday at the Palm Springs Swim Center.
Xavier 17, Indio 0: The Saints scored the DVL victory over Indio without allowing a goal.
Ten different Saints scored in the match, led by Colin Dervieux, Luke Lombardelli and Declan Cooper. Other goals were scored by Troy Boydstun, Kyle Cenicola, Tiernan Kelly, Kole Dempster, Ryan Oleson, Ryan Van Meeteren and Brandon Sontz.
Palm Springs 12, La Quinta 6: A near-perfect performance in singles led the Indians to the Desert Valley League victory over La Quinta.
In singles, Shekinah Daffon (6-0, 6-0, 6-3), Emunah Daffon (6-0, 6-0, 6-0) and Hannah Johnson (6-0, 6-0, 6-0) all cruised to wins for nine sets for Palm Springs.
In doubles, Kailee Kennedy and Ericka Aldana (6-0, 6-1), and Dara Shay and Sophie Fragen (6-3) capped the scoring for Palm Springs.
The Indians are now 8-4. The will play in the Desert Valley League tournaments Monday and Tuesday at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.
Palm Desert 18, Indio 0: The Aztecs completed their DVL season with the sweep over the Rajahs. The win gives Palms Desert and 13-3 record for the year and a co-championship in league.
Kylee Shannon (6-0, 6-0), Saige Collins (6-1, 6-1, 6-0), Annie McCarthy (6-1, 6-0, 6-1) and Sheyla Ramos (6-4) scored the set victories in singles for Palm Desert. In doubles, Claudia Stepien and Tenaya Moranda (6-0, 6-0, 6-0), Andrea Aguilar and Maeli Martin (6-0, 6-0, 6-0), Maddy Woodforde and Sophie Gengler (6-0, 6-1), and Cortney Coffin and Elyse Woodforde (6-4) won the sets.
Palm Desert will participate in the DVL league tournament Monday and Tuesday at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.