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The Fenwick boys' water polo team was able to pull off their second victory in a row against powerhouse Brother Rice on Saturday, edging the Crusaders 8-6 in the title game of the Metro Catholic Aquatic Conference tournament in Oak Park. After beating Mt. Carmel 24-7 and St. Patrick 15-4 earlier in the tournament, the Friars' quick offense and teamwork kept them in control against the Crusaders.
I arrive late to the party. Everyone is aware. The glares are laser-like and burning through my skin and into my bones. I want to do a little dance. I want to high-five everyone. I want to shout out, "I believed in this team from the start!"
The Friars won the Metro Catholic Aquatic Conference tournament title on Saturday in a 9-6 victory over Mother McAuley, in a game that saw Fenwick dominate on defense and generate enough offense to win despite poor (9-for-34) shooting.