Varsity Girls Water Polo

Menlo-Atherton 7, Los Altos 3

Date of competition: Wednesday, November 18, 2009

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Despite missing leading scorer Becca Dorst, who was sidelined by injury, the top-seeded Menlo-Atherton girls' water polo team still advanced to the Central Coast Section championship match with a 7-3 victory over No. 5 Los Altos on Wednesday night in a Division I semifinal at Lynbrook High in San Jose.

The Bears (27-1), who stretched their winning streak to 25 games, will play No. 2 St. Francis (26-2) on Saturday in the section finals at Santa Clara University at 1 p.m. The Lancers advanced with a 12-7 win over No. 3 Leland.

Senior Vanessa Lane led the Bears with three goals while junior MJ O'Neill and senior Sarah Winters each had two assists for the Bears. Junior goalie Emily Dorst was solid with 17 big saves. Senior Anna Geiduschek also did not play due to injury.

CCS Division I semifinal
At Lynbrook High
Los Altos 1 2 0 0 -- 3
Menlo-Atherton 3 0 3 1 -- 7
Los Altos -- Schaefer, Santiago, Sandlin.
MA -- Lane 3, Moreno, Bogott, O'Neill, Gran.
Goalie saves: Emily Dorst (MA) 17
Records: Menlo-Atherton 27-1; Los Altos finished season 23-6

posted by Palo Alto Online on Nov 18, 2009 at 10:12 pm

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