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U.S. Team Reaches Water Polo Final

June 21, 1998

Chris Oeding of Newport Beach and Jeremy Laster of Capistrano Beach each scored three goals to lead the U.S. national men's water polo team to a 10-4 victory over Canada on Saturday in the U.S. Cup at Corona del Mar High.

UC Irvine's Ryan Bailey scored a goal and Dan Hackett had 12 saves for the U.S.

The U.S. team will face defending champion Yugoslavia at 4 p.m. today in a rematch of last year's gold-medal game. Yugoslavia defeated the U.S. team Friday, 10-8.

Yugoslavia, which had already clinched a spot in the gold-medal game, defeated Puerto Rico, 15-4.

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The team of Jim Nelson and son, Brian, of Irvine won Saturday to advance to today's final of the USTA National Senior Father/Son hardcourt doubles tennis tournament at the Newport Beach Tennis Club.

The Nelsons upset fourth-seeded Larry Huebner of Fresno and son, John, of Washington state, 7-6, 4-6, 7-6, in the quarterfinals. They beat the top-seeded team of Don Biedinger and son, Brian, both of New Jersey, 2-6, 7-6, 6-1, in the semifinals.

The Nelsons face second-seeded Ivor Man Son Hing of Glendale and son, Bruce, of Pasadena in the final. The Man Son Hings advanced with a 6-7, 6-2, 6-3 victory over Stanley Quade of La Habra and son, Eric, of Tustin in the other semifinal.

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David Auld of Lake Forest was third in the street luge in the X-Games on Saturday in San Diego. Biker Sherlock of San Diego won the event. Huntington Beach's George Orton was fifth.

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