The Morro Bay boys water polo team beat Nipomo 7-5, led by Filippo Mairitzi, who scored 6 of the Pirates' goals in their first league game Wednesday at Nipomo.
Lucas Jakovich scored the other goal for Morro Bay, and Hiram Burrus made nine saves in goal for the Pirates.
Morro Bay is now 9-6 overall, and 1-0 in league. The Pirates are set to play at Lompoc on Thursday.
Morro Bay coach John Taylor was pleased with the game.
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“I like playing Nipomo. They’re a good team that’s well coached,” Taylor said.