Vanguard Water Polo Club of Huntington Beach traveled to Indiana University to compete at the TYR Championship Cup and returned home with the gold medal in the boys' 14-and-under division.
The Championship Cup included the top teams which had to qualify to enter the tournament which concluded Saturday.
Vanguard went 6-0 over the two-day event which started last Friday. Vanguard defeated Chicago Park District (14-2), Greenwich (20-5), Socal (8-4), Santa Barbara (13-4), and SHAQ (13-4), to move on to the division final.
In the title game, Vanguard, coached by Uros Dzelebzic and Sasa Branisavlejic, again defeated Socal, 9-5.
On Sunday, the 2013 TYR Champions Cup Sportsmanship Awards were given out and the Jody Campbell for male players award went to Vanguard's Cameron Reagan.
Campbell was a member of the USA men's Olympic water polo team in 1984 and 1988.
The Vanguard 14U boys' team has won three major tournament championships this fall.
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