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Cardinal men slip in MPSF water polo semifinal

 

USC scored the final four goals to beat Stanford, 8-6, in the semifinals of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation men's water polo tournament Saturday at UCLA.

Forrest Watkins scored the last of his four goals with two minutes remaining in the first half to give the Cardinal (19-6) a 6-4 lead. Stanford never scored again, missing six shots. Trojans' goalie Joel Dennerley made five of his six saves in the second half.

Cardinal goalie Brian Pingree recorded 10 saves, including five in a scoreless third quarter. Sacred Heart Prep grad Paul Rudolph also scored for Stanford.

The Cardinal meets California in the third-place match at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday. The Bears lost to UCLA, 7-6, in overtime in the other semifinal game.

Stanford beat UC Santa Barbara, 11-10, in Friday's first round game as Peter Sefton scored the go-ahead goal with 1:46 left.

— Palo Alto Online Sports

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