Prep report, briefly: Gunn boys, girls fall in water polo

Gunn's Kara Jacobsen plays tight defense on St. Francis' Elise Walker. Photo by Rick Eymer/Palo Alto Sports Online.

St. Raymond's grad Izzy Mandema scored six goals, Pinewood alum Izzy Ditzler added three more and the St. Francis girls water polo team downed host Gunn, 12-4, in a nonleague match on Friday.

The Titans (6-6, 5-1) return to SCVAL De Anza Division play with a home game against Cupertino at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday.

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The Gunn boys also lost to St. Francis, 6-4, on Friday. The Titans (7-5) are slated to meet visiting Jesuit-Carmichael at 11 a.m. Saturday.

While the results weren't in favor of the Gunn girls, there were a few highlights. Goalie Zoe Banks scored a goal, heaving a calculated shot that found the upper right corner of the net at the end of a period.

Banks was a field player as a freshman with the Titans.

Kate Mallery, Kara Jacobsen and Cooper McKenna also scored for Gunn.

The Sacred Heart Prep girls water polo team fell to visiting San Ramon Valley 10-5 in a nonleague contest Friday.

Eleanor Facey scored twice for the Gators (11-4), who play at St. Francis on Wednesday at 6 p.m.

In other news, Priory beat visiting East Palo Alto Phoenix, 80-12, in an eight-man football game Friday. Statistics will be updated at a later date.

The Panthers (6-0, 1-0) travel to play at Trinity Christian in Monterey next Saturday at 1 p.m. EPA Phoenix meets Pinewood on Friday ay 6 p.m. Pinewood played Anzar on Friday.

Elsewhere, the Menlo School girls tennis team is in southern California for a pair of nonleague matches. They were scheduled to play at University-Irvine on Friday and are slated to play at Dana Hills on Saturday.

The Menlo boys water polo team is scheduled to play at Campolindo on Saturday morning.

Sacred Heart Prep heads to the Capital Cross Country Challenge in Sacramento.

— Rick Eymer/Palo Alto Online Sports

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