by BRIDGET CAHILL
The El Diamante girls water polo team took on Hanford West on Thursday after a devastating 8-7 loss to Lemoore the night before. The team started off slow but was able to pull ahead in the second half. The game ended with the score of 11-7 El Diamante. Rylee Pierce put the first point on the board and went on to score a total of five goals. Andy Morales and Brenna Hatcher had two goals each, including a 5 meter scored by Hatcher. Emily Helpio and Chelsea Battle each scored one goal. The team is now tied for first place with Golden West and will be taking them on at El Diamante on the 14th.