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FALL HIGHLIGHTS : Valley Gains Share of First in Water Polo

October 10, 1987|Ralph Nichols

Josh Foster scored five goals and David Scott added four to lead Valley College to a 17-15 victory over Rio Hondo in a Southern California Conference water polo match Friday.

The Monarchs held a comfortable 15-10 lead at the end of the third period, then withstood a furious Rio Hondo rally in the final period to win.

The victory lifted Valley (7-7, 2-1 in conference) into a first-place tie with Rio Hondo (2-1).

Rick Harway and Kurt McCullun each scored three goals for Valley.


Campbell Hall d. Faith Baptist, 17-15, 15-9, 15-7--Led by sophomore Crissy Mills' eight kills and four service aces, Campbell Hall won its sixth straight Delphic League match.

Grace Community d. Highland Hall, 15-4, 15-4, 15-5--Senior Carie Vanderlinden had seven kills to lead Grace Community in a Westside League match.

Senior Casie Vanderlinden had 11 aces and Jennifer Kossuth had five kills for Grace Community.


Pierce d. Merced, 15-7, 16-14--Pierce advanced to the championship bracket of the College of the Sequoias tournament after posting its third win in four matches in round-robin play.

Pierce (4-4) also defeated San Jose (15-11, 15-11) and Monterey (15-13, 15-8). Sequoias was the only team to defeat Pierce (15-11, 15-13).

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