GLENDALE — Adrienne Ingalla can certainly relate to the hectic schedule between balancing academics and playing competitive sports.
It's something Ingalla has done quite often the past several years. Whether it's preparing for an advanced placement course or competing in a high-profile girls' water polo match, Ingalla treats each situation equally.
"My primary focus is schoolwork first, but water polo is a passion," said Ingalla, a senior at Crescenta Valley High and one of four members from the Falcon Water Polo Club who recently earned Academic All-American status from the United States Water Polo organization for the 2009-10 season. "It's all about staying on top of your schoolwork and managing your time wisely.