The Laguna Beach 14-and-Under girls' water polo team won the gold medal and the Laguna 12U girls won silver at the Winterfest tournament last weekend.
Sixteen teams played for the 14U title and 12 teams vied for the 12U crown.
Laguna's 14U team opened tourney play against traditional power SoCal of Tustin and scored an 11-3 victory. Next came a 19-5 win over Chino Hills Area Water Polo (CHAWP) and was followed by a 12-7 win over Corona del Mar (CDM) that put Laguna in the semifinals. Laguna turned in a solid performance in the semis and emerged with a 14-3 win over Rose Bowl.
In the division final, Laguna prevailed, 7-5, over Santa Barbara.
The Laguna 12U team also reached its division championship game. Laguna took a 7-6 sudden-death overtime win from Riverside, routed Capistrano Valley Aquatics Club, 27-4, and then posted an 18-8 win over International (Los Alamitos). The three wins put Laguna in the semifinals, where they took a 15-2 win from CHAWP. In the division final, Laguna trailed Santa Barbara, 6-3, at the half and went on to an 11-8 defeat.