Fielding a team for the first time in six years, the San Dieguito Academy girls water polo team is not only playing varsity games again, but the Mustangs are even coming off of an impressive 13-6 victory over El Cajon Valley on Dec. 17.
With just two players on the squad with any previous water polo experience — one of whom hasn’t even seen game action because of CIF transfer rules — that first victory was the latest in a line of memorable milestones so far this season.
First came SDA’s first official girls water polo game in six years when it took on San Marcos Nov. 30. (The school’s first crack at fielding a team was a three-year stint in the late 2000s.)
The next day,...