Ten Orange County boys water polo players, including Mater Dei’s Jon Walters and McQuin Baron, will be part of a Southern California all-star high school team that will play Argentina’s national team in exhibition match Saturday at 6:30 p.m. at Northwood.
The U.S. national men’s water polo team will also play Argentina at 4:45 p.m. at Northwood on Saturday. Team USA and Argentina are preparing for the upcoming UANA Qualification Tournament in Calgary, which starts next week.
The U.S. national team features ex-county standouts such as Bret Bonanni (Mater Dei), a sophomore-to-be at Stanford, and UCLA’s Paul Reynolds (Foothill) and Olympians such as Ryan Bailey and Jeff Powers.
Here’s a look at the high school roster and Coach Jovan Vavic’s U.S roster for the games (admission is $5):