San Marcos lost its two games on the final day of the Steve Pal Memorial Water Polo Tournament on Saturday in Orange County.
The Royals first fell to Yorba Linda 11-9. Yorba Linda scored the go-ahead goal at 3:30 of the fourth period and score again with two minutes to go.
Jackson Hamilton and Daniel Goldberg each scored three goals for San Marcos.
In the second game, Esperanza scored four unanswered goals in the second period to break a 3-3 tie and went on to defeat the Royals 12-5.
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