They came close but lost to New Trier, 6-3 in the Conference Championships. Before that, Evanston‘s girls’ water polo team was a tidal wave. They sunk Maine East 20-3 and Deerfield 12-3. High scorers for both games were Meg Schroeder, 8 goals, Ellis O’Connor, 7 goals and Julia Ticus, 4 goals. But New Trier blockaded Evanston‘s offense to win the Conference Championship held on May 8-9.
Both teams, however, moved on to the ISHA sectionals. On May 13, Evanston resurfaced, defeating Glenbrook South 8-3, Schroeder and O’Connor sharing high scorer honors with 3 goals each.
Two days later, it was Evanston vs. New Trier, again, in the sectional semi-finals. Evanston was eliminated in a 7-3 loss, with Capron, Ticus and O’Connor each scoring one goal.