Varsity Girls Water Polo
Menlo-Atherton 9, Burlingame 6
Date of competition: Wednesday, October 5, 2011
The Menlo-Atherton girls' water polo team opened its PAL Bay Division season with a 9-6 victory over host Burlingame on Wednesday.M-A senior Marie Popp had three goals and two field blocks while senior Kari Newman tossed in two goals. The defense was especially strong with a total of 13 steals, including three each from senior Danielle Flanagan and sophomore Jessica Heilman. Goalies Emma Canny and Sierra Sheeper had seven saves to complete the defensive effort.
PAL Bay Division
Menlo-Atherton 3 2 2 2 -- 9
Burlingame 2 1 1 2 -- 6
M-A -- Popp 3, Newman 2, Flanagan, Fornaciari, Gran, McMillan
Burl -- not reported
Records: Menlo-Atherton 1-0 (4-7)
posted by Palo Alto Online on Oct 7, 2011 at 1:20 pm
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