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Stanford girls have work cut out for them in JO water polo

While the 10U co-ed team is 4-0 heading into the third day of the National Junior Olympics, the all-girls teams on the Stanford Water Polo Club have their work cut out for them if they have medals on their minds.


The 10U co-ed just needs to keep winning to reach Sunday's gold-medal match following victories over SoCal (5-4) and Riverside (9-2). Stanford can reach the semifinals on Sunday with one victory today.

Six other Stanford teams in the Championship Division and one in the Classic Division can't afford another loss and all have a long road ahead.

The only other Stanford team that had a shot at a medal was the 14A squad, which was 3-3 entering Day 3 after going 1-2 on Friday.

Stanford, which needed to win three matches on Saturday, saw its medal hopes disappear in a 13-2 loss to 680 Red A this morning at Belardi Pool. Stanford A needs to win today at 4 p.m. (Belardi Pool) to reach the ninth-place match on Sunday at Harker School in San Jose at 11 a.m.

The Stanford 18A and B teams are both 3-2, as is the 16A and 12A squads. The best either team can finish in the Platinum Division is 13th.

Should both teams win their openers today, they'll face each other at Gunn High at 6 p.m.

Stanford 14B takes a 1-3 mark into Day 3 and needs three victories to finish 13th in the Gold Division on Sunday at West Valley College.

The Stanford 12A team went 3-2 after two days and needs three wins to take 13th place overall.

In the Classic Division, Stanford 16B opened 3-2 and needs a win today and Sunday to reach the title match (2 p.m.) in the Bronze Division.

— Palo Alto Online Sports

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