The Hemet High Water Polo girls suffered a disappointing loss at home against Beaumont, 8 – 3 Photo by Corey Evan/The Valley ChronicleHemet’s Gabbie Garcia tries to get the ball past Beaumont’s Kaitlynn Pierceall on January 25. The Bulldogs lost this match to Beaumont 8-3. ■ By Corey Evan / Reporter Despite the old saying, “lightning never strikes twice in the same place,” sports rivalries often defy that. That explains the hype and optimism present at Hemet High School on Thursday, Jan. 25 as their water polo girls welcomed the Beaumont Cougars. There was a standing-room crowd, and the Bulldog cheer squad front and center. Having edged out the Cougars 9-8

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