Merced (5-2, 2-1 Central California Conference) at Buhach Colony (4-4, 2-2) – Buhach Colony has its back against the wall after last week’s blowout loss at Pitman. The Thunder have to beat Merced on Friday night and then close the regular season with a win against Atwater to make the playoffs. The Bears still have their eyes on a possible fourth straight CCC championship but will have to win out to have a chance to split the title.
The Atwater High School boys water polo team defeated Golden Valley 18-7 on Wednesday to clinch the Central California Conference championship. The Livingston boys wrapped up their first Western Athletic Conference title.
The El Capitan High School girls water polo team held on for a narrow 10-9 victory over Buhach Colony for its 35th consecutive league win, which clinched the Central California Conference championship.