Cooper Scharff is the Post-Dispatch All-Metro water polo player of the year.
LADUE — John Penilla was just fine with a dip in the pool.
LADUE — Swimming up to the five-meter line for a penalty shot with just more than two minutes left in a tie game, Jenna Wolf was feeling a bit queasy.
For Jenna Wolf and her Oakville High girls water polo teammates, the desire for redemption began the moment they stepped out of the MICDS pool one final time last May.
LADUE — Parkway West's defense can basically be summed up in its games this season against Ladue.
LADUE — Brandon Harris admitted he had a hard time focusing in class Thursday.
It's only been three years, but for the SLUH water polo program and their fans, it probably seems like forever since the Junior Billikens have played in a Missouri Water Polo district championship final.
KIRKWOOD — Tyler Whitson and his Kirkwood High water polo teammates had an unplanned get-together Friday night in advance of Saturday's first-round Missouri Water Polo district game against Oakville.
St. Louis University High senior Gus Tettamble is the Post-Dispatch All-Metro boys tennis player of the year.
KIRKWOOD — Cooper Scharff and Zach Brugnara were a lethal duo in the pool Saturday afternoon.
KIRKWOOD — A hot start to a game can make all the difference, and that's exactly what transpired Saturday afternoon.
KIRKWOOD — Caleb Dunbar liked what he did Friday afternoon, but also lamented about what could have been.
KIRKWOOD — James Ramey absolutely hates watching from the bench. But he was glad to see his teammates had his back.
MARYLAND HEIGHTS — Tom Crockett thinks his Pattonville water polo team may have learned a thing or two in taking its lumps this past winless weekend.
LADUE — Needless to say, Charlie Cutelli was much more pleased with his team's defensive effort this time around.
CREVE COEUR — Now that he's in his second year on the Parkway North varsity water polo team, sophomore Patrick McCollum commands the locker room much better.
LADUE — Adam Lambert and his Parkway West teammates wanted to begin their Missouri Water Polo championship defense with a bang.
Of all the games in which Tanner Whitson popped in bunches of goals this season, Rob Peglar might look back most fondly to a game in which the Kirkwood standout goal scorer didn't find the back of the cage at all.
LADUE — It was everything Grace Brzyski and Ivy Williams thought it would be.
The Longhorns captured their fourth title but their first since 2014 by edging the Pioneers, who were in their first district final.
The Pioneers knocked off the five-time defending champion Jr. Billikens to reach first district championship.