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Gunn, Paly girls each win in water polo to set up rivalry game

 

The Gunn High girls' water polo team needed overtime to earn its second SCVAL victory of the week.

Senior Mikaela Wayne scored five goals and the Titans (2-0, 2-1) beat visiting Mountain View, 11-10, on Thursday.

Sophomore Cooper McKenna added three goals for Gunn, which hosts rival Palo Alto on Tuesday at 6:45 p.m.

The Vikings (1-1, 2-4) also won Thursday, beating host Fremont-Sunnyvale, 11-3. Sophie Frick topped all scorers with six goals. Sabrina Hall recorded three goals.

Boys water polo

Jackson Enright scored five goals, Larsen Weigle added three and Sacred Heart Prep downed visiting Menlo-Atherton, 13-3, in a nonleague match Thursday.

Girls golf

There doesn't seem to be much separation in the SCVAL De Anza Division. Gunn edged Palo Alto, 216-223, in the league opener Thursday at Palo Alto Hills Golf Club.

Paly's Stephanie Yu earned medalist honors with a 1-over 37 but the Titans (1-0, 3-1) were helped by Lucy Lamb's 42, a score that helped make the difference.

Yu and teammate Katherine Sung combined to shoot a 79, one stroke better than Gunn's Lydia Tsai and Isabella Yu, who each shot a 40.

Both Gunn and Palo Alto play Monday at the Helen Lengfeld Memorial Tournament at Poplar Creek in San Mateo. Tee time is 1 p.m.

Girls tennis

Castilleja's Kaitlin Rhee and Simran Sandhu each won their singles match in a tiebreaker to help the Gators (1-1) top host Salinas, 5-2, in a nonleague match Thursday.

Rhee defeated Anne Woodbury, 7-5, 2-6, 10-6 and

Sandhu beat Camryn More, 1-6, 7-6 (4), 10-6, in a close match at No. 4 singles.

At Sacred Heart Prep, the doubles team led the way for the Gators, each with straight set victories. Nathalie Rotenberg and Katherine Salisbury played at No. 1 doubles, followed by Sarah McGrath and Lindsey Marcus and Emily McGrath and Noorayn Jafri.

Sara Choy improved to 61-0 in her high school career, earning a 6-0, 6- win at No. 1 for Sacred Heart Prep (1-1). Melina Stavropoulos, at No. 2, also won.

Freshman Anuva Banwasi gave the Vikings (0-2) one of their team points.

— Palo Alto Online Sports

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