Triple threat

Lions win first CIF title in sudden death triple OT

WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS—Oaks Christian High girls’water polo players accept the championship plaque after a 9-8 triple overtime win against Mira Costa in the CIF-Southern Section Division 3 championship game Feb. 16 in Irvine. Photos by MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers

Gracelyn Hurst couldn’t believe it.

Mira Costa High girls’ water polo goalie Erin O’Donnell stretched to stop Hurst’s penalty shot in the second overtime of the CIF-Southern Section Division 3 Championship on Feb. 16 in Irvine.

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