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Team effort helps SH Prep, Menlo record lop-sided victories in WCAL water polo

Eleanor Facey (13) scored five goals in SHP's win over St. Ignatius. Photo courtesy of Cynthia Norris.

Eleanor Facey scored five goals to help the Sacred Heart Prep girls’ water polo team past visiting St. Ignatius 15-2 in a West Catholic Athletic League contest Wednesday.

Ella Woodhead and Ashley Penner each recorded three goals and three assists for SHP. Alexandra Szczerba added three assists. Goalies Megan Norris and Paedrin Gillett combined for five saves and a pair of assists.

Boys’ water polo

Jackson Kay was one of four players to score three goals and Menlo School topped host Serra, 20-1, in a West Catholic Athletic League contest Wednesday.

Greg Hilderbrand, Tommy Kiesling and Connor MacMitchell also scored three times for the Knights, who improved to 3-0 on the season.

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Kay and junior Randeep Nandel keyed the defense, each with three steals. Nine different Menlo players recorded a steal and scored a goal.

Zayd Mahmoud made eight saves for Menlo, which plays St. Francis on Saturday.

Ethan Babel, Dylan Bowers and Michael Fang each added a pair of goals.

Griff Price stops a shot in the net. Photo by Keith Peters.

In another WCAL game, host Sacred Heart Prep beat St. Ignatius 15-2 as six different players scored a pair of goals.

Luke Johnston, Jake Tsotadze, Jack Vort, Teddy Pasquesi, Luke Bachler and Harrison Rohlen each netted two goals.

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Griff Price recorded seven saves and Wyatt Stenson added four. Tsotadze also had four assists while Isaac Rotenberg and Luke Hammarskjold each produced two for SHP (3-0).

Boys soccer

Palo Alto and host Gunn played to a scoreless tie Thursday night in their first meeting as SCVAL De Anza Division rivals.

Gunn, which won the Central Coast Section Division I title (beating Mitty 2-1 in the championship match) after winning the SCVAL El Camino Division last year, was promoted this season.

The Titans (1-0-1) created several scoring chances but could not get the ball past the goalie.

Girls golf

Hailey Kim shot an even-par 35 but Menlo fell to Harker, 192-236, in a West Bay Athletic League match Wednesday at Sunnyvale Muni.

Junior Taylor Baik fired a round of 40 while freshmen Joelle Kim came one stroke back. Chloe Lee finished the scoring with her round of 50.

Harker sophomore Claire Chen fired a 3-under 32 to take medalist honors.

Menlo returns to play Tuesday against Mercy-Burlingame at Baylands Golf Links.

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Team effort helps SH Prep, Menlo record lop-sided victories in WCAL water polo

Uploaded: Thu, Mar 18, 2021, 12:30 am

Eleanor Facey scored five goals to help the Sacred Heart Prep girls’ water polo team past visiting St. Ignatius 15-2 in a West Catholic Athletic League contest Wednesday.

Ella Woodhead and Ashley Penner each recorded three goals and three assists for SHP. Alexandra Szczerba added three assists. Goalies Megan Norris and Paedrin Gillett combined for five saves and a pair of assists.

Boys’ water polo

Jackson Kay was one of four players to score three goals and Menlo School topped host Serra, 20-1, in a West Catholic Athletic League contest Wednesday.

Greg Hilderbrand, Tommy Kiesling and Connor MacMitchell also scored three times for the Knights, who improved to 3-0 on the season.

Kay and junior Randeep Nandel keyed the defense, each with three steals. Nine different Menlo players recorded a steal and scored a goal.

Zayd Mahmoud made eight saves for Menlo, which plays St. Francis on Saturday.

Ethan Babel, Dylan Bowers and Michael Fang each added a pair of goals.

In another WCAL game, host Sacred Heart Prep beat St. Ignatius 15-2 as six different players scored a pair of goals.

Luke Johnston, Jake Tsotadze, Jack Vort, Teddy Pasquesi, Luke Bachler and Harrison Rohlen each netted two goals.

Griff Price recorded seven saves and Wyatt Stenson added four. Tsotadze also had four assists while Isaac Rotenberg and Luke Hammarskjold each produced two for SHP (3-0).

Boys soccer

Palo Alto and host Gunn played to a scoreless tie Thursday night in their first meeting as SCVAL De Anza Division rivals.

Gunn, which won the Central Coast Section Division I title (beating Mitty 2-1 in the championship match) after winning the SCVAL El Camino Division last year, was promoted this season.

The Titans (1-0-1) created several scoring chances but could not get the ball past the goalie.

Girls golf

Hailey Kim shot an even-par 35 but Menlo fell to Harker, 192-236, in a West Bay Athletic League match Wednesday at Sunnyvale Muni.

Junior Taylor Baik fired a round of 40 while freshmen Joelle Kim came one stroke back. Chloe Lee finished the scoring with her round of 50.

Harker sophomore Claire Chen fired a 3-under 32 to take medalist honors.

Menlo returns to play Tuesday against Mercy-Burlingame at Baylands Golf Links.

Rick Eymer

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