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Of local note: USA women top Greece in water polo friendly

 

Former Stanford All-American Kiley Neushul scored three times, Jamie Neushul added a goal and three assists and the U.S. women's senior national water polo team downed Greece 17-6 in an exhibition game at Riverside City College on Saturday night.

Stanford grad Gabby Stone recorded 13 saves (.684 percentage) for the Americans (13-0), who host Greece in the second of four exhibitions on Monday at Newport Harbor High. Game time is 7 p.m.


Brock Jones
The series moves moves to Northern California with a 5 p.m. Thursday at the Soda Aquatics in Moraga. Both teams are using the exhibitions to help prepare for the FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea beginning July 13.

The U.S. has won 34 straight dating to early 2018 and is 69 of 70 overall. The Americans are 120-4 since losing to The Netherlands in December of 2015 and have won every major international tournament, including two Olympic gold medals.

Maddie Musselman led the U.S. with four goals. Alys Williams had three goals and two assists and Stanford's Aria Fischer added a pair of goals. All 12 field players either recorded a goal or an assist in the contest.

PUF Caps 12, at Lincoln Potters 5

Incoming Stanford freshman Brock Jones had two hits, including a triple, and scored twice as the Pacific Union Financial Capitalists ended a two-game slide with a 12-5 victory over the host Lincoln Potters on Saturday in a nonconference summer baseball game contest.

Coleman Brigman, Mac Ningham, Devereaux Harrison, who hit a home run, and Connor Lawrence each drove in a pair of runs for the Caps (9-3), who meet the Potters (13-8-1) in the series finale at 6:05 p.m. Sunday.

Starter and winner Peter Hanson allowed a pair of unearned runs on five hits in his four innings of work. He struck out four and walked one.

— Palo Alto Online Sports

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