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Sports - May 4, 2012

Sports Shorts

OF LOCAL NOTE . . . Gunn High sophomore Cadence Lee had herself a busy, and successful, weekend as she captured the 2012 Girls' State Freestyle Championships in both the Cadet (108 lb) and Junior (105 lb) divisions in Fresno on Saturday. Lee recorded three pins, one technical fall, and two decisions en route to a 6-0 record and the two titles. By placing in this state tournament, Lee earned the right to represent California at the Fargo Nationals in July. Lee, however, next will compete at the Body Bar Women's National Freestyle Championship in Florida in May . . . Two former local standouts competed for UCLA on Saturday in the Bruins' annual dual meets with rival USC. Palo Alto High grad Philip MacQuitty finished second in the men's 1,500 meters in 3:54.31 to help UCLA post a 93-70 victory. In the women's meet, Castilleja grad Tori Anthony cleared the same height as the winner (13-0 1/4) but took second on fewer misses for UCLA. The Bruins, however, fell to the Trojans, 89-74 . . . Castilleja grad Evan Cranston has been named the first-team goalie on the 2012 Collegiate Water Polo Association Southern Division team. The Bears just finished their season with a fourth-place finish in the CWPA Eastern Championship held Sunday in Providence, R.I. Cranston had four saves as the host Bears finished up 21-17 following a 10-7 loss to Michigan . . . Sacred Heart Prep grad Alex Navarro earned a bronze medal in the 200-yard freestyle while clocking 1:41.25 at the Community College State Swimming Championships. Navarro swims for College of San Mateo.

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