Historical Record of CCS Boys Water Polo Championships

CIF/Central Coast Section

Historical Record of
CCS Boys Water Polo
Championship Results

Special thanks to
John Spalding and Don Nash for compiling this information!


 
CCS BOYS WATER POLO CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY
1974
Sixteen teams participated in the first Central Coast Section water polo championships in a double elimination arrangement.  Fremont won the title.
  • FIRST ROUND:
    • Santa Clara def. South San Francisco 23-7
    • Menlo Atherton def. Carmel 15-5
    • Leland def. R.L. Stevenson 8-3
    • Monta Vista def. Hillsdale 13-4
    • Buchser def. James Lick 7-5
    • Bellarmine def. Awalt 7-5
    • Piedmont Hills def. San Carlos 6-4
    • Fremont def. Pioneer 20-5
 
QUARTER FINALS
  • Winners Bracket
    • Santa Clara def. Menlo Atherton 11-7
    • Monta Vista def. Leland 10-3
    • Bellarmine def. Buchser 8-7
    • Fremont def. Piedmont Hills 13-2
  • Losers Bracket
    • South San Francisco def. Carmel 19-3
    • Hillsdale def. R.L. Stevenson 8-7
    • Lick def. Awalt 7-5
    • San Carlos def. Pioneer 18-5
SEMIFINALS:
  • Winners Bracket
    • Santa Clara def. Monta Vista 7-6
    • Fremont def. Bellarmine 6-4
  • Losers Bracket
    • Menlo Atherton def. Hillsdale 12-4
    • Leland def. South San Francisco 25-3
    • Buchser def. San Carlos 11-5
    • Lick def. Piedmont Hills 6-2
    • Menlo Atherton def. Leland 15-2
    • Buchser def. Lick 8-5
    • Menlo Atherton def. Bellarmine 8-4
    • Monta Vista def. Buchser 7-6

THIRD PLACE
Menlo Atherton def. Monta Vista 8-3

CHAMPIONSHIP:
Fremont def. Santa Clara 7-6

1975
The double-elimination format was retained for the second CCS water polo competition.  Sixteen teams competed.   The championship was won by Monta Vista.
  • FIRST ROUND:
    • Monta Vista def. Cubberley 11-2
    • Lynbrook def. Lick 9-4
    • Pioneer def. Buchser, 7-6
    • Bellarmine def. Cupertino, 10-9
    • Santa Clara def. Fremont 7-4
    • Los Altos def. Leland 5-1
    • Awalt def. Woodside 11-5
QUARTER FINALS
  • Winners bracket
    • Monta Vista def. Lynbrook 7-4
    • Bellarmine def. Pioneer 13-5
    • Santa Clara def. Los Altos 10-4
    • Santa Teresa def. Awalt 10-3
  • Losers bracket
    • Lick def. Cubberley 14-5
    • Buchser def. Cupertino 8-7
    • Fremont def. Leland 8-6
    • Woodside def. Salinas 9-4
SEMIFINALS:
  • Winners bracket
    • Monta Vista def. Bellarmine 6-5
    • Santa Teresa def. Santa Clara 5-4
  • Losers bracket
    • Lick def. Pioneer 7-5
    • Lynbrook def. Buchser 6-5
    • Fremont def. Awalt 9-5
    • Los Altos def. Woodside 9-2
    • Lynbrook def. Lick 6-5
    • Fremont def. Los Altos 7-3
    • Fremont def. Bellarmine 7-6
    • Santa Clara def. Lynbrook 8-6

THIRD PLACE:
Santa Clara def. Fremont 11-5

CHAMPIONSHIP:
Monta Vista def. Santa Teresa 6-4
1976
The same format was retained for section water polo championship play.  Sixteen teams were entered.  Awalt took the title from Buchser, 10-9, in sudden death after two overtimes.
  • FIRST ROUND:
    • Santa Clara def. Salinas 10-2
    • Monta Vista def. Lick 6-3
    • Cupertino def. Cubberley 6-3
    • Awalt def. Mount Pleasant 8-3
    • Fremont def. Live Oak 14-4
    • Buchser def. Menlo Atherton 17-7
    • Leland def. Bellarmine 11-10
    • Santa Teresa def. Carlmont 18-7
QUARTER FINALS
  • Winners Bracket
    • Santa Clara def. Monta Vista 5-4
    • Awalt def. Cupertino 7-5
    • Buchser def. Fremont 13-12
    • Santa Teresa def. Leland 16-10
  • Losers Bracket
    • Lick def. Salinas 13-1
    • Mount Pleasant def. Cubberley 9-5
    • Menlo Atherton def. Live Oak 16-12
    • Bellarmine def. Carlmont 16-9
SEMIFINALS:
  • Winners bracket
    • Awalt def. Santa Clara 5-3
    • Buchser def. Santa Teresa 9-7
  • Losers bracket
    • Cupertino def. Lick 4-0
    • Monta Vista def. Mount Pleasant 6-2
    • Fremont def. Bellarmine 9-2
    • Leland def. Menlo Atherton 5-3
    • Monta Vista def. Cupertino 6-3
    • Leland def. Fremont 8-7
    • Leland def. Santa Clara 6-3
    • Monta Vista def. Santa Teresa 7-6

THIRD PLACE:
Leland def. Monta Vista 7-5

CHAMPIONSHIP:
Awalt def. Buchser 10-9 (sudden death after 2 overtimes)

1977
The double elimination format involving 16 water polo teams remained the same.  Awalt downed Bellarmine for the championship.
  • FIRST ROUND:
    • Bellarmine def. Salinas 16-7
    • Leland def. Menlo Atherton 10-8
    • Cupertino def. Monta Vista 17-11
    • Fremont def. Live Oak 10-3
    • Buchser def. San Mateo 15-6
    • Santa Teresa def. Lynbrook ?
    • Awalt def. Woodside 24-11
    • Mount Pleasant def. Lick ?
QUARTER FINALS
  • Winners Bracket
    • Bellarmine def. Leland 8-5
    • Cupertino def. Fremont 9-8
    • Buchser def. Santa Teresa 15-9
    • Awalt def. Mount Pleasant 10-7 
  • Losers Bracket
    • Menlo Atherton def. Salinas 13-10
    • Monta Vista def. Live Oak 11-6
    • Lynbrook def. San Mateo ?
    • Lick def. Woodside ?
SEMIFINALS:
  • Winners Bracket
    • Bellarmine def. Cupertino 14-10
    • Awalt def. Buchser 14-12
  • Losers Bracket
    • Mount Pleasant vs. Leland ?
    • Santa Teresa vs. Lick ?
    • Fremont vs. Menlo Atherton ?
    • Monta Vista vs. Leland ?
    • Cupertino def. unknown opponent
    • Buchser def. unknown opponent

THIRD PLACE:
Cupertino def. Buchser 13-10

CHAMPIONSHIP:
Awalt def. Bellarmine 13-6
1978
The double-elimination format involving 16 water polo teams was retained. Lynbrook took the title.
  • FIRST ROUND:
    • Awalt def. Carmel 21-8
    • Monta Vista def. Live Oak ?
    • Menlo Atherton def. Mt. Pleasant 14-13
    • Buchser def. Aptos 26-4
    • Lynbrook def. San Mateo 1107
    • Woodside def. Los Gatos 10-8
    • Santa Teresa def. Leland 15-10
    • Fremont def. Piedmont Hills 12-3
QUARTER FINALS
  • Winners Bracket
    • Awalt def. Monta Vista 11-8
    • Buchser def. Menlo Athlerton 13-8
    • Lynbrook def. Woodside 14-10
    • Santa Teresa def. Fremont 12-9 
  • Losers Bracket
    • Live Oak def. Carmel 12-3
    • Mt. Pleasant def. Aptos 18-7
    • Los Gatos def. San Mateo 15-8
    • Leland def. Piedmont Hills 12-8
SEMIFINALS:
  • Winners Bracket
    • Buchser def. Awalt 10-7
    • Lynbrook def. Santa Teresa 7-4  
  • Losers Bracket
    • Menlo Atherton def. Live Oak 9-7
    • Monta Vista def. Mt. Pleasant 10-7
    • Fremont def. Los Gatos 12-9
    • Woodside def. Leland 11-4
    • Monta Vista def. Menlo Atherton 10-9
    • Fremont def. Woodside 18-7
    • Santa Teresa def. Monta Vista 12-8
    • Awalt def. Fremont 9-6

THIRD PLACE:
Santa Teresa def. Awalt, 11-8

CHAMPIONSHIP:
Lynbrook def. Buchser 5-4
1979
The double-elimination format involving 16 water polo teams remained the same. Santa Teresa took the title with a one-goal win over Monta Vista.
  • FIRST ROUND:
    • Santa Teresa def. Leland, 13-7
    • Mount Pleasant def. Woodside 9-7
    • Fremont def. Carmel 19-13
    • Buchser def. Palo Alto 13-11
    • Monta Vista def. Harbor, 17-5
    • Awalt def. Homestead 13-10
    • Lynbrook def. Menlo Atherton 8-6
    • Live Oak def. Cupertino 16-7
QUARTER FINALS
  • Winners Bracket
    • Santa Teresa def. Mt. Pleasant 15-8
    • Fremont def. Buchser 9-7
    • Mont Vista def. Awalt 13-12
    • Lynbrook def. Live Oak 9-8
           
  • Losers Bracket
    • Woodside def. Leland 7-6
    • Palo Alto def. Carmel 13-11
    • Homestead def. Harbor 10-6
    • Menlo Atherton def. Awalt 12-11
SEMIFINALS:
  • Winners Bracket
    • Santa Teresa def. Fremont 8-6
    • Monta Vista def. Lynbrook 5-3
         
  • Losers Bracket
    • Buchser def. Woodside 3-2
    • Mt. Pleasant def. Palo Alto 11-7
    • Live Oak def. Homestead 7-6
    • Menlo Atherton def. Awalt 14-8
    • Mt. Pleasant def. Buchser 10-9
    • Menlo Atherton def. Live Oak 15-9
    • Lynbrook def. Mt. Pleasant 8-7
    • Menlo Atherton def. Fremont 9-8

THIRD PLACE:
Lynbrook def. Menlo Atherton 9-6

CHAMPIONSHIP:
Santa Teresa def. Monta Vista 9-8
1980
The double-elimination format involving 16 water polo teams remained the same. Monta Vista was the champion.
  • FIRST ROUND:
    • Fremont def. Serra 16-5
    • Cupertino def. Woodside 11-5
    • Live Oak def. Santa Teresa 12-9
    • Buchser def. Palo Alto 17-9
    • Oak Grove def. Wilcox 12-9
    • Bellarmine def. Gunn 15-9
    • Awalt def. Lynbrook 11-5
    • Monta Vista def. Harbor 8-6
QUARTER FINALS
  • Winners Bracket
    • Fremont def. Cupertino 11-10
    • Buchser def. Live Oak 11-10
    • Oak Grove def. Bellarmine 11-8
    • Monta Vista def. Awalt 11-10       
  • Losers Bracket
    • Woodside def. Serra 11-6
    • Santa Teresa def. Palo Alto 14-12
    • Wilcox def. Gunn 11-7
    • Lynbrook def. Harbor 10-6
SEMIFINALS:
  • Winners Bracket
    • Buchser def. Fremont 16-12
    • Monta Vista def. Oak Grove 7-5        
  • Losers Bracket
    • Live Oak def. Woodside 10-5
    • Cupertino def. Santa Teresa 12-11
    • Awalt def. Wilcox 13-9
    • Bellarmine def. Lynbrook 12-10
    • Live Oak def. Cupertino 13-8
    • Bellarmine def. Awalt 13-7
    • Live Oak def. Oak Grove 8-6
    • Fremont def. Bellarmine 10-6

THIRD PLACE:
Live Oak def. Fremont 6-5

CHAMPIONSHIP:
 Monta Vista def. Buchser 6-3

1981

The water polo field was reduced to 12 teams, which were split into two groups for the first round.  Teams that lost twice in the groups were eliminated while the other eight moved on.  Santa Clara was the champion
  • FIRST ROUND:
    • Group A
      • Live Oak def. Carmel 17-7
      • Palo Alto def. Independence 10-7
      • Menlo Atherton def. Carmel 14-3
      • Independence def. Harbor 12-9
      • Live Oak def. Menlo Atherton 12-10
      • Palo Alto def. Harbor 13-9       
    • Group B
      • Santa Clara def. Leland 14-8
      • Bellarmine def. Monta Vista 14-13
      • Saratoga def. Leland 12-8
      • Bellarmine def. Oak Grove 8-4
      • Santa Clara def. Saratoga 11-5
      • Monta Vista def. Oak Grove 13-11
  • QUARTERFINALS
    • Group A
      • Palo Alto def. Menlo Atherton 9-4
      • Independence def. Live Oak 12-4
      • Live Oak def. Palo Alto 16-8
      • Independence def. Menlo Atherton 18-4      
    • Group B
      • Saratoga def. Monta Vista 15-10
      • Saratoga def. Bellarmine 12-7
      • Santa Clara def. Bellarmine 13-10
      • Santa Clara def. Monta Vista 12-8
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Saratoga def. Independence 11-4
    • Santa Clara def. Live Oak 8-6
  • CHAMPIONSHIP:
    • Santa Clara def. Saratoga 17-7

1982

Ten teams comprised the water polo field.  They were split into two groups for a round robin competition in the first round.  First and second place teams in each group moved on to the semi-finals.  Santa Clara became the first team to defend its championship.
  • FIRST ROUND:
    • Group A
      • Santa Clara def. Serra 25-6
      • Bellarmine def. Salinas 15-5
      • Saratoga def. Serra 15-8
      • Santa Clara def. Salinas 18-12
      • Bellarmine def. Saratoga 12-9
      • Salinas def. Serra 12-3       
    • Group B
      • Monta Vista def. Gunderson 14-5
      • Live Oak def. Mountain View 13-6
      • Gunderson def. Menlo 12-11
      • Monta Vista def. Mountain View 13-4
      • Live Oak def. Menlo 19-8
      • Mt. View def. Gunderson 9-6
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Group A
      • Saratoga def. Santa Clara 11-4
      • Bellarmine def. Serra 16-4
      • Saratoga def. Salinas 12-11
      • Santa Clara def. Bellarmine 10-8       
    • Group B
      • Monta Vista def. Menlo 13-6
      • Live Oak def. Gunderson 14-7
      • Mt. View def. Menlo 11-9
      • Monta Vista def. Live Oak 11-10
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Santa Clara def. Live Oak 8-5
    • Monta Vista def. Bellarmine 9-5
  • CHAMPIONSHIP:
    • Santa Clara def. Monta Vista 13-9
1983

Twelve teams comprised the water polo field.  They were split into four groups of three teams each for a round robin competition in the first round.  First and second place  teams in each group moved on to the semifinals.  Bellarmine won the title over Monta Vista 7-6 in overtime.

  • FIRST ROUND:
    • Group A
      • Menlo def. Aptos 14-6
      • Bellarmine def. Menlo 20-6
      • Bellarmine def. Aptos 20-4       
    • Group B
      • Lynbrook def. Harbor 13-1
      • Lynbrook def. Serra 15-1
      • Harbor def. Serra 14-6       
    • Group C
      • Santa Clara def. Leland ?
      • Live Oak def. Santa Clara 16-9
      • Live Oak def. Leland 13-7       
    • Group D
      • Salinas def. Mt. View 14-6
      • Monta Vista def. Salinas 9-4
      • Mt. View def. Monta Vista 12-5
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Bellarmine def. Salinas 17-4
    • Lynbrook def. Santa Clara 14-7
    • Live Oak de. Harbor 14-3
    • Monta Vista def. Menlo 15-6
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Bellarmine def. Lynbrook 17-8
    • Monta Vista def. Live Oak 11-9
  • CHAMPIONSHIP:
    • Bellarmine def. Monta Vista 7-6 (OT)
1984
The format was revised to a single-elimination tournament for the 12 teams entered. Four drew first round byes. Live Oak whipped Bellarmine in the championship game.
  • FIRST ROUND:
    • Salinas def. Harbor 9-6
    • Leland de. Menlo Atherton 13-12
    • Palo Alto def. Aptos 9-5
    • Saratoga de. Mountain View 14-5
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Bellarmine def. Serra 9-3
    • Live Oak def. Lynbrook 10-6
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Serra def. Salinas 8-3
    • Bellarmine def. Leland 11-5
    • Lynbrook def. Palo Alto 16-8
    • Live Oak def. Saratoga 9-5
  • CHAMPIONSHIP:
    • Live Oak def. Bellarmine 10-9
1985
The 12 team single-elimination format was retained.  Four drew first round byes. Bellarmine won the title.
  • FIRST ROUND:
    • Live Oak def. Menlo Atherton 14-12
    • Leland def. Los Altos 14-13
    • Salinas def. Monta Vista 12-9
    • Serra def. Soquel 11-8
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Lynbrook def. Live Oak 17-9
      Palo Alto def. Leland 15-11
    • Salinas def. Harbor 13-8
    • Bellarmine def. Serra 12-7
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Lynbrook def. Palo Alto 8-7
    • Bellarmine def. Salinas 11-6
  • THIRD PLACE:
    • Palo Alto def. Salinas 9-7
  • CHAMPIONSHIP:
    • Bellarmine def. Lynbrook 7-4
1986
The 12-team single elimination-format was retained.  Four drew first round byes. Bellarmine defended its title.
  • FIRST ROUND:
    • Mt. View def. Serra 6-5
    • Lynbrook def. Soquel 15-8
    • Live Oak def. Harbor 16-15
    • Saratoga def. Menlo Atherton 11-7
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Bellarmine def. Mt. View 13-6
    • Lynbrook def. Salinas 14-8
    • Willow Glen def. Live Oak 17-8
    • Palo Alto def. Saratoga 10-5
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Bellarmine def. Lynbrook 9-7
    • Willow Glen def. Palo Alto 7-5
  • THIRD PLACE:
    • Palo Alto def. Lynbrook 5-4
  • CHAMPIONSHIP:
    • Bellarmine def. Willow Glen 5-3
1987    4A    3A
The format was changed and two eight-team single-elimination tournaments were held.  The third place game was eliminated.  Bellarmine was the Division 4A winner, becoming the first school to take three title in-a-row.  Mt. View won in Division 3A
DIVISION 4A 
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Serra defeated Menlo Atherton 10-4
    • Los Altos defeated Live Oak 14-7
    • Palo Alto defeated Harbor 8-7
    • Bellarmine defeated Salinas 16-7
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Los Altos defeated Serra 9-6
    • Bellarmine defeated Palo Alto 10-6
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Bellarmine defeated Los Altos 10-8
DIVISION 3A 87
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Lynbrook defeated Carmel 11-7
    • Mt. View defeated Homestead 8-7
    • Los Gatos defeated Soquel 11-7
    • Willow Glen defeated Menlo 19-6
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Mountain View defeated Lynbrook 9-8
    • Los Gatos defeated Willow Glen ?
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Mountain View defeated Los Gatos 7-2
 
1988   4A    3A
The same format, calling for two eight-team single elimination tournaments, was retained.  Bellarmine took the Division 4A title again and Leland was the Division 3A winner.
DIVISION 4A 88
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Live Oak defeated Harbor 13-6
    • Lynbrook defeated Homestead 11-7
    • Bellarmine defeated Serra 16-4
    • Palo Alto defeated Gunn 9-5
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Lynbrook defeated Live Oak 11-10
    • Bellarmine defeated Palo Alto 12-9
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Bellarmine defeated Lynbrook 13-5
DIVISION 3A 88
  • QUARTER FINALS
    • Monta Vista defeated Salinas 16-11
    • Leland defeated Menlo 15-8
    • Mt. View defeated R.L. Stevenson 12-7
    • San Mateo defeated Watsonville 8-6
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Leland defeated Monta Vista 6-5
    • San Mateo defeated Mt. View 16-13
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Leland defeated San Mateo 11-10
 
1989    4A    3A
Two eight-team single-elimination tournaments were held.  Winners were Palo Alto (4A) and Leland (3A)
DIVISION 4A 89
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Gunn defeated Serra 12-11
    • Palo Alto defeated Monta Vista 13-6
    • Homestead defeated Live Oak 10-8
    • Bellarmine defeated Menlo 17-12
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Palo Alto defeated Gunn 10-5
    • Bellarmine defeated Homestead 13-3
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Palo Alto defeated Bellarmine 8-7
DIVISION 3A 89
  • QUARTER FINALS
    • Leland defeated Santa Cruz 16-8
    • Fremont defeated Harbor 10-7
    • Willow Glen defeated Los Altos 10-5
    • San Mateo defeated R.L. Stevenson 19-7
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Leland defeated Fremont 13-10
    • San Mateo defeated Willow Glen 13-8
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Leland defeated San Mateo 12-11
 
1990    DI    DII
Two eight-team single elimination tournaments were held.  Division designations were changed to I and II
DIVISION I 90
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Serra defeated Monta Vista 11-9
    • Live Oak defeated Salinas 12-3
    • Leland defeated Homestead 13-12 (OT)
    • Bellarmine defeated Watsonville 17-4
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Live Oak defeated Serra 9-8
    • Bellarmine defeated Leland 9-7
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Bellarmine defeated Live Oak 16-6
DIVISION II 90
  • QUARTERFINALS
    • Palo Alto defeated Menlo 13-6
    • Harbor defeated St. Francis 11-5
    • Lynbrook defeated Mt. View 15-14 (OT)
    • Gunn defeated R.L. Stevenson 15-10
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Palo Alto defeated Harbor 7-3
    • Gunn defeated Lynbrook 7-2
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Gunn defeated Palo Alto 10-6
 
1991    D I    D II  
The same format was retained with competition in two eight-team single-elimination tournaments.  Bellarmine and Gunn each defended its title.
DIVISION I 91
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Serra defeated Monta Vista 11-9
    • Live Oak defeated Salinas 17-12
    • Homestead defeated Menlo Atherton 11-8
    • Bellarmine defeated Watsonville 19-6
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Live Oak defeated Serra 10-9
    • Bellarmine defeated Homestead 13-9
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Bellarmine defeated Live Oak 15-9
DIVISION II 91
  • QUARTER FINALS
    • Gunn defeated Lynbrook 19-10
    • Harbor defeated Carmel 20-7
    • St. Francis defeated Mt. View 16-12
    • Palo Alto defeated San Mateo 21-8
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Gunn defeated Harbor 13-12 (OT)
    • Palo Alto defeated St. Francis 16-12
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Gunn defeated Palo Alto 14-13 (OT)
 
1992    D I     D II
The same format was retained with competition in two eight-team single elimination tournaments.
DIVISION I 92
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Serra defeated Leland 16-10
    • Live Oak defeated Salinas 21-11
    • Homestead defeated Monta Vista 14-9
    • Bellarmine defeated Los Altos 16-3   
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Live Oak defeated Serra 17-13
    • Bellarmine defeated Homestead 7-2
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Bellarmine defeated Live Oak 8-6
DIVISION II 92
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Lynbrook defeated Harbor 14-8
    • Gunn defeated Carmel 19-11
    • Menlo Atherton defeated San Mateo 12-7
    • Palo Alto defeated Santa Cruz 20-9
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Gunn defeated Lynbrook 11-10
    • Palo Alto defeated Menlo Atherton 16-7
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Palo Alto defeated Gunn 13-8
 
1993    D I    D II
The same format was retained with competition in two eight-team single-elimination tournaments
DIVISION I 93
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Live Oak defeated Los Gatos 16-13
    • Serra defeated Leland 11-10
    • Soquel defeated Monta Vista 12-9
    • Bellarmine defeated San Benito 15-3
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Serra defeated Live Oak 13-10
    • Bellarmine defeated Soquel 10-2
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Bellarmine defeated Serra 14-8
DIVISION II 93
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Harbor defeated Carmel 25-11
    • Gunn defeated Menlo 13-3
    • St. Francis defeated Lynbrook 12-3
    • Palo Alto defeated Menlo Atherton 19-16
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Gunn defeated Harbor 19-13
    • Palo Alto defeated St. Francis 12-8
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Palo Alto defeated Gunn 12-11
 
1994    D I     D II
The same format was retained with competition in two eight-team single-elimination tournaments.  Bellarmine won its fifth consecutive Division I title.
DIVISION I 94
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Los Gatos defeated Aragon 15-9
    • Serra defeated Homestead 20-10
    • Leland defeated Live Oak 14-13
    • Bellarmine defeated Soquel 16-3
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Serra defeated Los Gatos 16-9
    • Bellarmine defeated Leland 15-2
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Bellarmine defeated Serra 13-6
DIVISION II 94
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Mt. View defeated Carmel 14-9
    • Palo Alto defeated St. Francis 13-10
    • Lynbrook defeated Harbor 13-12
    • Gunn defeated Menlo 20-12
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Mt. View defeated Palo Alto 12-4
    • Gunn defeated Lynbrook 9-8
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Mt. View defeated Gunn 8-6
 
1995    D I    D II
The same format was retained with competition in two eight-team single-elimination tournaments.  Bellarmine won its sixth straight title
DIVISION I 95
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Bellarmine defeated Aptos 18-7
    • Serra defeated Live Oak 9-7
    • Los Gatos defeated San Mateo 15-14
    • Leland defeated San Benito 8-7
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Bellarmine defeated Serra 11-5
    • Los Gatos defeated Leland 14-8
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Bellarmine defeated Los Gatos 16-8
DIVISION II 95
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Mountain View defeated Saratoga 15-5
    • St. Francis defeated Menlo 24-6
    • Gunn defeated Soquel 19-7
    • Palo Alto defeated Cupertino 12-8
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Mt. View defeated St. Francis 14-10
    • Gunn defeated Palo Alto 11-9
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Gunn defeated Mt. View 11-10
 
1996    D I     D II   
The same format was retained with competition in two eight-team, single-elimination tournaments.  Bellarmine won for the seventh consecutive year.
DIVISION I 96  BRACKETS
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Live Oak defeated Monta Vista 12-6
    • Los Gatos defeated Menlo Atherton 15-5
    • Bellarmine defeated San Benito 17-6
    • Leland defeated Serra 9-7
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Live Oak defeated Los Gatos 12-11
    • Bellarmine defeated Leland 7-6
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Bellarmine defeated Live Oak 8-5
DIVISION II 96  BRACKETS
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Saratoga defeated Soquel 8-6
    • Cupertino defeated St. Francis 12-5
    • Palo Alto defeated Gunn 12-5
    • Harbor defeated Menlo 10-9
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Cupertino defeated Saratoga 10-9
    • Palo Alto defeated Harbor 12-3
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Cupertino defeated Palo Alto 15-13
 
1997    D I      D II    

The same format was retained with competition.  Bellarmine was eliminated after seven straight CCS titles by top-ranked Leland, who lost to live Oak in the Division I final.

DIVISION I 97    BRACKETS
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Live Oak defeated St. Francis 14-5
    • Leland defeated San Benito (Hollister) 15-7
    • Soquel defeated Aragon 18-10
    • Bellarmine defeated Serra 9-5
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Live Oak defeated Soquel 7-6
    • Leland defeated Bellarmine 11-6
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Live Oak defeated Leland 13-9
DIVISION II 97    BRACKETS
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Menlo School defeated Carmel 7-3
    • Gunn defeated Harbor 13-10
    • Palo Alto defeated Pioneer, 17-9
    • Los Altos defeated Cupertino 10-9
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Menlo School defeated Gunn 13-9
    • Palo Alto defeated Los Altos 8-7
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Palo Alto defeated Menlo School 12-7
 
1998    D I     D II     
The same two division format was retained, with Bellarmine taking it's 13th title and St. Francis its first.
DIVISION I 98    BRACKETS
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Leland defeated Serra 14-2
    • Soquel defeated San Benito (Hollister) 17-5
    • Live Oak defeated Aragon 10-5
    • Bellarmine defeated Los Gatos 16-3
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Soquel defeated Leland 9-8 (3OT)
    • Bellarmine defeated Live Oak 11-8
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Bellarmine defeated Soquel 7-5
DIVISION II 98    BRACKETS
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • St. Francis defeated Valley Christian-SJ 13-2
    • Los Altos defeated Carmel 11-6
    • Menlo School defeated Saratoga 10-4
    • Santa Cruz defeated Palo Alto 8-7
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • St. Francis defeated Los Altos 11-9
    • Menlo School defeated Santa Cruz 14-5
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • St. Francis defeated Menlo School 10-8
      (2 OT)
 
1999    D I     D II   
The two division format was retained with Bellarmine taking it's 14th title and St. Francis its second.
DIVISION I 99    BRACKETS
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Live Oak defeated San Benito (Hollister) 26-11
    • Leland defeated Monta Vista 15-5
    • Gunn defeated Soquel 11-10 (2OT)
    • Bellarmine defeated Menlo Atherton 15-7
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Live Oak defeated Leland 9-8
    • Bellarmine defeated Gunn 10-5
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Bellarmine defeated Live Oak 8-5
DIVISION II 99    BRACKETS
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Los Altos defeated Aragon 13-6
    • Menlo School defeated Los Gatos 10-4
    • St. Francis defeated Valley Christian 11-4
    • Palo Alto defeated Santa Cruz 15-6
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Menlo School defeated Los Altos 11-7
      (2OT)
    • St. Francis defeated Palo Alto 14-8
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • St. Francis defeated Menlo School 7-5
 
2000    D I    D II    

The format remained the same.

DIVISION I 2000   CLICK HERE FOR TOURNAMENT BRACKETS
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Live Oak defeated Monta Vista 16-6
    • Soquel defeated Menlo Atherton 17-3
    • Leland defeated Independence 9-7
    • Bellarmine defeated Lynbrook 1107
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Bellarmine defeated Leland 17-5
    • Soquel defeated Live Oak 7-6 (OT)
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Bellarmine defeated Soquel 6-3
DIVISION II 2000   CLICK HERE FOR TOURNAMENT BRACKETS
  • QUARTERFINALS:
    • Menlo defeated Los Gatos 6-4
    • Palo Alto defeated Aragon 17-6
    • Los Altos defeated Mitty 13-6
    • St. Francis defeated Valley Christian 16-3
  • SEMIFINALS:
    • Menlo defeated Palo Alto 11-0 (4OT)
    • Los Altos defeated St. Francis 9-8
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Menlo defeated Los Altos 11-4
 
2001    DI    DII

Bellarmine and Menlo School continued their win streaks, the Bells taking their fourth straight title -- and 16th overall -- and the Knights capturing their second in a row.

DIVISION I-01     CLICK FOR BRACKETS
  • QUARTERFINALS
    • Live Oak def. Leland, 6-5
    • Bellarmine def. Mitty, 9-1
    • Palo Alto def. Gunn, 8-3
    • Monta Vista def. Aragon, 10-9
  • SEMIFINALS
    • Bellarmine def. Live Oak, 11-5
    • Monta Vista def. Palo Alto, 10-4
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Bellarmine def. Monta Vista, 15-2
DIVISION II-01     CLICK FOR BRACKETS
  • QUARTERFINALS
    • Menlo School def. Cupertino, 16-0
    • St. Francis def. Stevenson, 13-5
    • Soquel def. Sacred Heart Prep, 16-6
    • Los Altos def. Valley Christian, 18-9
  • SEMIFINALS
    • Menlo School def. St. Francis, 13-3
    • Los Altos def. Soquel, 8-7
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Menlo School def. Los Altos, 12-4
 
2002    DI    DII

Bellarmine won for the fifth straight time in Division I and Soquel took its first title in Division II.

DIVISION I-02   CLICK FOR BRACKETS
  • QUARTERFINALS
    • St. Francis defeated Palo Alto, 13-2
    • Aragon defeated San Benito (Hollister), 14-10
    • Bellarmine defeated Gunn, 17-3
    • Menlo Atherton defeated Leland, 8-7
  • SEMIFINALS
    • Bellarmine defeated Menlo Atherton, 6-2
    • St. Francis defeated Aragon, 11-7
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Bellarmine defeated St. Francis, 6-5
DIVISION II-02    CLICK FOR BRACKETS
  • QUARTERFINALS
    • Soquel defeated San Mateo, 23-1
    • Menlo School defeated Saratoga, 9-4
    • Sacred Heart Prep defeated R.L. Stevenson, 11-8
    • Los Altos defeated Mitty, 16-3
  • SEMIFINALS
    • Menlo School defeated Los Altos, 5-3
    • Soquel defeated Sacred Heart Prep, 11-6
  • CHAMPIONSHIP
    • Soquel defeated Menlo School, 14-4
 
2003    DI    DII
DIVISION I-03    CLICK HERE FOR BRACKETS
Bellarmine claimed its sixth straight Division I championship and Sacred Heart Prep won its first title in Division II.
  • Quarterfinals
    • Leland defeated Mount Pleasant, 14-6
    • Live Oak defeated Gunn, 9-7
    • Aragon defeated Serra, 8-6
    • Bellarmine defeated Wilcox, 16-2
  • Semifinals
    • Leland defeated Live Oak, 10-7
    • Bellarmine defeated Aragon, 14-9
  • Championship
    • Bellarmine defeated Leland, 14-5
DIVISION II-03    CLICK HERE FOR BRACKETS
  • Quarterfinals
    • St. Francis defeated Burlingame, 16-6
    • Menlo School defeated Stevenson School, 12-5
    • Sacred Heart Prep defeated Harbor, 18-7
    • Los Altos defeated Soquel, 9-8
  • Semifinals
    • Menlo School defeated St. Francis, 9-7 (OT)
    • Sacred Heart Prep defeated Los Altos, 12-6
  • Championship
    • Sacred Heart Prep defeated Menlo School, 7-4
 
2004        DI    DII
DIVISION 1 04    CLICK HERE FOR BRACKETS
Bellarmine, which last lost a championship match in 1997, captured its seventh straight title with a 16-7 victory over Gunn. in Division 2, St. Francis downed Menlo School, 8-5, for its first title since 1999.
  • Quarterfinals
    • Gunn defeated Serra, 9-7
    • Salinas defeated Leland, 10-4
    • Live Oak defeated Mt. Pleasant, 21-10
    • Bellarmine defeated Mountain View, 19-3
  • Semifinals
    • Gunn defeated Salinas, 10-8
    • Bellarmine defeated Live Oak, 15-6
  • Championship
    • Bellarmine defeated Gunn, 16-7
DIVISION II 04    CLICK HERE FOR BRACKETS
  • Quarterfinals
    • Sacred Heart Prep defeated Aragon, 13-10
    • ST. Francis defeated Burlingame, 8-7
    • Santa Cruz defeated Los Altos, 5-4
    • Menlo School defeated Soquel, 8-1
  • Semifinals
    • St. Francis defeated Sacred Heart Prep,10-89
    • Menlo School defeated Santa Cruz, 10-3
  • Finals
    • St. Francis defeated Menlo School, 8-5
 
2005    DI    DII
Bellarmine won its eighth championship in a row, defeating Live oak, 9-2, and Menlo School took its first title since 2001 with a 6-4 victory over Sacred Heart Prep.
DIVISION I-05  CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE BRACKETS
  • Quarterfinals
    • Serra def.. Gunn 7-6
    • Live Oak def. Mountain View, 12-7
    • Menlo-Atherton def. Leland, 14-11
    • Bellarmine def. Mt. Pleasant, 20-6
  • Semifinals
    • Live Oak def. Serra, 11-10 (OT)
    • Bellarmine def. Menlo-Atherton, 16-3
  • Finals
    • Bellarmine def. Live Oak, 9-2
DIVISION II-05  CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE BRACKETS
  • Quarterfinals
    • Sacred Heart Prep def. Palo Alto, 8-2
    • Los Altos def. St. Francis, 7-5
    • Soquel def. Santa Cruz, 7-5
    • Menlo school def. Los Gatos, 11-4
  • Semifinals
    • Sacred Heart Prep def. Los Altos, 10-9
    • Menlo School def. Soquel, 12-5
  • Championship
    • Menlo School def. Sacred Heart Prep, 6-4

2006    DI    DII
Bellarmine took the Div. I title for the ninth straight season and Menlo School repeated as Div. 2 champion. 

DIVISION 1-06


  • First Round
    • Los Altos def. Aragon, 17-6
    • Hollister def. Lynbrook, 17-4
    • Serra def. Lincoln, 16-4
    • Leland def. Los Gatos, 7-6 
  • Semifinals
    • Menlo-Atherton def. St. Francis, 10-7
    • Bellarmine def. Serra, 14-8
  • Quarterfinals
    • St. Francis def. Los Altos, 9-7
    • Menlo-Atherton def. Hollister, 13-7
    • Serra def. Palo Alto, 5-4
    • Bellarmine def. Leland, 14-6 
  • Finals
    • Bellarmine def. Menlo-Atherton, 8-7 (OT) 

DIVISION 2-06

  • First Round
    • Saratoga def. Stevenson, 10-6
    • Santa Cruz def. Carmel, 12-6
    • Valley Christian def. Harbor, 11-4
    • Burlingame def. Willow Glen, 17-5
  • Semifinals
    • Sacred Heart Prep def. Soquel, 12-6
    • Menlo School def. Valley Christian, 18-5
  • Quarterfinals
    • Soquel def. Saratoga, 11-9
    • Sacred Heart Prep def. Santa Cruz, 12-6
    • Valley Christian def. Live Oak, 10-9
    • Menlo School def. Burlingame, 11-2
  • Championship
    • Menlo School def. Sacred Heart Prep, 10-6
 
2007    DI    DII
Salinas ended Bellarmine's nine-year run as champion in the Div. 1 quarterfinals, but Menlo-Atherton took the title. Sacred Heart Prep won Div. 2. 

DIVISION 1-07

  • First Round
    • Serra def. Los Gatos, 9-6
    • Mountain View def. Homestead, 13-8
    • Los Altos def. Hollister, 14-3
    • Bellarmine def. Mitty, 12-7
  • Semifinals
    • Palo Alto def. Leland, 13-9
    • Menlo-Atherton def. Salinas, 10-9 (OT)
  • Quarterfinals
    • Leland def. Serra, 11-9
    • Palo Alto def. Mountain View, 9-6
    • Menlo-Atherton def. Los Altos, 11-10 (OT)
    • Salinas def. Bellarmine, 9-8
  • Finals
    • Menlo-Atherton def. Palo Alto, 3-2  

DIVISION 2-07

  • First Round
    • Carmel def. Harbor, 10-6
    • Soquel def. Aragon, 10-9
    • Live Oak def. Pioneer, 17-7
    • Willow Glen def. Aptos, 9-8
  • Semifinals
    • St. Francis def. Menlo School, 10-6
    • Sacred Heart Prep def. Burlingame, 16-6
  • Quarterfinals
    • Menlo School def. Carmel, 20-2
    • St. Francis def. Soquel, 16-9
    • Burlingame def. Live Oak, 12-9
    • Sacred Heart Prep def. Willow Glen, 15-1
  • Championship
    • Sacred Heart Prep def. St. Francis, 10-8
 
2008
 
DIVISION I

First Round

Mountain View def Woodside 16-6
Menlo Atherton def Los Gatos 13-6
Leland def Fremont 12-0
Palo Alto def Salinas 12-11 OT

Semifinals

Menlo Atherton def Bellarmine 6-5
St. Francis def Serra 13-8

 

Quarterfinals

Bellarmine def Mountain View 12-11
Menlo Atherton def Los Altos 12-5
Serra def Leland 10-6
St. Francis def Palo Alto 15-3

Championship

St. Francis def Menlo Atherton 12-3

 

DIVISION II

First Round

Valley Christian def Harbor 14-7
Willow Glen def aptos 5-4
Live Oak def Stevenson 17-9
Pioneer def Palma 9-5

Semifinals

Menlo def Soquel 17-5
Sacred Heart Prep def Burlingame 15-9

 

Quarterfinals

Soquel def Valley Chrstian 18-11
Menlo def Willow Glen 22-7
Burlingame def Live Oak 10-5
Sacred Heart Prep def Pioneer 16-5

 

Championship

Sacred Heart Prep def Menlo 6-3

 

2009

 
DIVISION I

First Round

Gunn def Salinas 11-9
Los Gatos def Leland 7-6
Serra def Lynbrook 11-4
Mountain View def Woodside 13-10

Semifinals

St. Francis def Menlo Atherton -5
Bellarmine def Los Altos 12-9

Quarterfinals

Menlo Atherton def Gunn 12-4
St. Franics def Los Gatos 13-6
Los Altos def Serra 10-2
Bellarmine def Mountain View 18-3

Championship

Bellarmine def St. Francis 9-4

DIVISION II

First Round

Aptos def Stevenson 16-8
Willow Glen def Carmel 7-2
Pioneer def Santa Cruz 10-6
Live Oak def Burlingame 12-8

Semifinals

Menlo def Soquel 7-6
Sacred Heart Prep def St. Ignatius 16-9

Quarterfinals

Soquel def Aptos 13-10
Menlo def Willow Glen 12-2
St. Ignatius def Pioneer 6-3
Sacred Heart Prep def Live Oak 13-5

Championship

Sacred Heart Prep def Menlo 15-6

 
2010
The 3 automatic qualifiers previously granted to the SCCAL were decreased to 1 since their league had only 5 member schools participating in water polo. This change was made per CCS 2010-2011 Bylaws, Article IV, Section 7.A.2.
DIVISION I
  • First Round
    • Leland def Woodside 17-7
    • Palo Alto def Wilcox 17-8
    • Monta Vista def San Benito 14-9
    • Gunn def Salinas 16-11
  • Semifinals
    • Bellarmine def Leland 13-6
    • St. Francis def Serra 18-10
  • Quarterfinals
    • Leland def Menlo Atherton 8-7 (OT)
    • Bellarmine def Palo Alto 12-4
    • Serra def Monta Vista 8-7 (OT)
    • St. Francis def Gunn 16-11
  • Championship
    • St. Francis def Bellarmine 12-11 (OT)
DIVISION II
  • First Round
    • Live Oak def Half Moon Bay 16-9
    • Willow Glen def Carmel 10-8
  • Semifinals
    • Menlo School def Los Altos 18-6
    • Sacred Heart Prep def Soquel 12-11
  • Quarterfinals
    • Los Altos def Pioneer 16-5
    • Menlo School def Live Oak 15-4
    • Soquel def Valley Christian 10-6
    • Sacred Heart Pre def Willow Glen 19-9
  • Championship
    • Menlo School def Sacred Heart Prep 11-5
 
2011
 
DIVISION I
  • First Round
    • Palo Alto def Pioneer 14-4
    • Gunn def Lynbrook 18-8
    • Mountain View def San Benito 16-7
    • Serra def Monta Vista 10-9
  • Semifinals
    • Bellarmine def Palo Alto 16-5
      St. Francis def Leland 11-5
  • Quarterfinals
    • Palo Alto def Menlo-Atherton 5-4
      Bellarmine def Gunn 18-6
      Leland def Mountain View 10-6
      St. Francis def Serra 16-6
  • Championship
    • Bellarmine def St. Francis 10-6
DIVISION II
  • First Round
    • Valley Christian def Willow Glen 10-4
    • Aptos def Burlingame 15-10
    • Mitty def Terra Nova 18-4
    • Carmel def Sobrato 12-3
  • Semifinals
    • Los Altos def Menlo 11-8
      Sacred Heart Prep def Soquel 16-13
  • Quarterfinals
    • Los Altos def Valley Christian 17-7
      Menlo def Aptos 15-4
      Soquel def Mitty 13-12
      Sacred Heart Prep def Carmel 14-8
  • Championship
    • Sacred Heart Prep def Los Altos 7-4
 
2012
 
  • First Round
    • Leland def Carlmont 18-4
      Lynbrook def Monta Vista 15-14 (OT)
      Mountain View def Pioneer 14-9
      Palo Alto def Los Gatos 14-6
  • Semifinals
    • Menlo Atherton def St. Francis 11-10
      Bellarmien def Mountain View 16-12
  • Quarterfinals
    • Menlo Atherton def leland 12-4
      St. Francis def Llynbrook 23-8
      Mountain View def Junipero Serra 10-9
      Bellarmine def Palo Alto 11-4
DIVISION II
  • First Round
    • Carmel def Stevenson 16-7
      St. Ignatius def Santa Cruz 13-8
      Valley Christian def Sobrato 15-2
      Burlingame def Willow Glen 10-9
  • Semifinals
    • Los Altos def St. Ignatius 15-8
      Sacred Heart Prep def Soquel 15-3
  • Quarterfinals
    • Los Altos def Carmel 9-4
      St. Ignatius def Menlo School 8-7
      Soquel def Valley Christian 11-9
      Sacred Heart Prep def Burlingame 18-0
 
2013
 
DIVISION I
  • First Round
  • Semifinals
  • Quarterfinals
  • Championship
DIVISION II
  • First Round
  • Semifinals
  • Quarterfinals
  • Championship
 
2014
 
DIVISION I
  • First Round
  • Semifinals
  • Quarterfinals
  • Championship
DIVISION II
  • First Round
  • Semifinals
  • Quarterfinals
  • Championship
 
 

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