Hoover goalie Ron Glandian added 10 saves and four steals, while Arvin Abrahamin had five steals.
•Nov. 10, 2010 — Hoover's boys' water polo campaign comes to a close, as it falls to Pasadena Poly, 14-8, in a CIF Southern Section Division V first-round road match.
Hoover finishes 16-16 and 4-3 in league for third place. Davit Davtyan leads the Tornadoes with three goals.
"We're not a traditional powerhouse, so going into a game, there's no respect given, all the respect has to be earned," Hoover Coach Ara Oganesyan said. "These guys have to spend the next year getting stronger, getting faster and getting smarter."
•Nov. 12, 2010 — After topping Glendale to win "The Battle for the Victory Bell" in 2009, Hoover falls short of winning the contest for the second straight season, as Glendale rolls to a 54-19 victory at Moyse Field.
"They kept pounding us and pounding us and we couldn't get a stop," said Long, whose team finishes 1-9, 0-7 in league for eighth place. "Our run defense has struggled all year."
Despite its miscues, Hoover, which has not won two consecutive games against the Nitros since 1983-84, stays close until midway through the third quarter. Pule scores on a four-yard touchdown run that cuts Glendale's lead to 26-19. Pule is 10 of 21 for 117 yards and throws a 20-yard touchdown pass to Luke Taboyoyong. Devaughn Williams has a three-yard touchdown run for the Tornadoes in the second quarter.
•Dec. 17, 2010 — Argin Haghoubian's two first-half goals propel the host Tornadoes to a 2-1 Pacific League home victory against Arcadia.
"In the first half, we had the tempo, we knew what we were doing. In the second half, we got a little desperate, gave up a goal and we lost our heads a little," Hoover Coach Kevin Cadenas said. "But I'm happy with the win.
"[It's going to be] whoever scores, whoever is aggressive and has the chances, and thank God, it was us."