Carpinteria opened Citrus Coast League play with a 15-6 girls water polo win over Fillmore on Thursday.

“We played hard and maintained a lead throughout,” said coach Sergio Castaneda.

The Warriors (2-1 overall) have some tough opponents next week, playing Newbury Park and Santa Ynez.

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