The 2024 CIF LA City Section Girls’ Water Polo Championships kick off today with a Division I playoff matchup between the El Camino Real Conquistadors (1-13) and the University Wildcats (1-8). Both teams have struggled this season, but are looking to turn things around in the playoffs.
How to Watch El Camino Real vs University
What it is: California Varsity Girls Water Polo
Matchup: University Wildcats vs. El Camino Real Conquistadors
Date: Monday, Feb. 5, 2024
Time: 3PM ET
Locations: University – Los Angeles, CA
Live Stream: Watch here
Don’t miss this exciting playoff matchup! Catch the live stream of the El Camino Real vs. University game today at 3:00 PM ET.
El Camino Real enters the playoffs with only one win under their belt, but they’ll be looking to capitalize on their home pool advantage. Despite their overall struggles, they boast a strong offensive player in #6 Ciara Mullins, who leads the team with 31 goals. If they can find their offensive rhythm and tighten up their defense, they could surprise the Wildcats.
University comes into the playoffs on a seven-game losing streak, but they’re determined to turn things around. They average 5.6 goals per game, led by a balanced scoring attack. However, their defense has been porous, allowing an average of 10.6 goals per game. If they can shore up their defense and capitalize on scoring opportunities, they could pull off an upset.
Key Matchups to Watch:
Ciara Mullins (El Camino Real) vs. University Defense: Can Mullins overcome the Wildcats’ defense and lead the Conquistadors to victory?
Overall Team Defense: Both teams will need to improve their defensive efforts if they want to win. Which team can make the necessary adjustments and limit scoring opportunities?
This promises to be a close game despite both teams’ records. El Camino Real’s home court advantage and strong offense may give them a slight edge. Look for a narrow win for the Conquistadors, with a final score of 8-7.