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Ripon handles Sierra
Sierra-Ripon water polo
Ripon’s Mia Sickler-Lopez wards off Amy Fadeff of Sierra as she takes aim at the goal. - photo by Contributed

Ripon’s boys team spread the wealth in its convincing 21-5 victory over visiting Sierra on Tuesday, while the girls were led by Hailey Knief’s six goals in a 10-3 triumph.

In the boys game, the Indians outscored Sierra 8-0 in the opening period and soared to

Sierra-Ripon water polo
Ripon’s McKeane Beier rises above the water before attempting a shot against Sierra. - photo by Contributed
commanding 16-1 halftime advantage.

Ben Svoboda produced five assists, four goals and two steals.

Contributing three goals each were McKeane Beier (three assists, three steals), Ryan Bell (three assists, three steals), Teo West (two assist, steal) and Owen Curtis (two assists, three steals).

Chetan Harvey (two two assist), Brody Biedermann (two assists two goals, steal), Matthew Lee (two goals, two steals), Nate Selna (two assists). Goalie Benny Rogers came up with four blocks and an assist.

Mitchell Van Zwaluwenburg netted three goals for Sierra, and Bayan Ballew had one.

In the girls game, Knief swiped four steals to go with her game-high goal total. Goalie Tiffani Hunter came through for eight saves.

Mia Sickler-Lopez added three goals and an assist. Sami Scheid accumulated three assists, three steals and a goal. Madeline Curtis and Madeline Staley handed out three and two assists, respectively.

Sierra’s goal scorers were Lauren Ellis with two and Kiera Brink with one.



Kimball 17, East Union 11

The visiting Jaguars of Tracy started on a 4-0 run, and the lead held up from there in the Valley Oak League coed match.

First-year East Union scored the final six goals of the game. Leading the charge were Landon Wolfe and Matthew Miske with three goals apiece. Alexander Freeman pitched in with a pair.

Kimball at East Union, 4/5 p.m. (girls/boys)



Ceres 23, Lathrop 12

Hannah Stewart exploded for 10 of Lathrop’s goals, while Elizabeth Rodriguez accounted for the other two.



Lathrop 12, Ceres 2

The Spartans were locked in defensively, and Christian Buerster did more than enough with his four goals.

Alan De La Garza added three goals, while Pau Del Val Roca and Pyro Coates each had one. Javier Contreras, Xavier Algozo and Dominique Faaaliga each tallied their first goals of the season.