Cardinal incoming freshman Lee is runner-up at USGA junior nationals


Stanford incoming freshman Andrea Lee fell, 4 and 2, to Korean Eun Jeong Seong in the championship match of the U.S. Girls junior nationals at Ridgewood Country Club in New Jersey on Saturday.

Lee, seeded 13th following stroke play, won five matches to reach the finals, including a win over top-seeded Hye-Jin Choi in the semifinals. The third-seeded Seong repeated as champion of the event.

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Lee represented the U.S. in the Curtis Cup match in June at the Dun Laoghaire Golf Club in Dublin, with Great Britain and Ireland beating the United States, 11.5 to 8.5. Lee won her singles match, but lost twice in the foursomes.

At the junior nationals, Lee led 5-up after the 13th hole of the 36-hole match. It was all square after 28 holes and Jeong Seong birdied four of the next six holes, winning all four holes.

JO water polo

All four Stanford A club teams in the championship division won their first two games on Saturday as the largest water polo tournament got underway at venues all over the Bay Area.

The 18U team outscored its opponents by a 33-5 margin. The squad remains at Stanford for a pair of matches Sunday at 7 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Stanford's 16U outscored its first two foes by a 36-1 margin. The team will play twice at Menlo-Atherton on Sunday at 10:20 a.m. and 1:40 p.m.

The 14Us opened at West Valley College and recorded a 37-1 margin of victory in a pair of victories. The squad plays at Stanford on Sunday at 11:10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

The 12Us have yet to allow a goal, winning big twice for a 29-0 combined score. The team plays two games at Independence High at 10:20 a.m. and 1:40 p.m. Sunday.

— Palo Alto Online Sports

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