The Morro Bay boys water polo team lost 17-12 on the road Wednesday night to Santa Ynez in a league match.
Santa Ynez used a potent counterattack to stay undefeated in Los Padres League play, moving to 14-8 overall and 4-0 in LPL.
Lucas Jakovich and Flippo Mairitzi each had multiple goals for Morro Bay (10-9, 1-2 LPL) in the loss.
Hiram Burrus had nine saves for Morro Bay.
Morro Bay will play its final two games of league play next week on the road against Santa Maria on Tuesday and Cabrillo on Wednesday.