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Girls Take Water Polo to Cuba Too

Marina’s Jenny Lamb and Los Alamitos’ Jackie Frank will compete for the USA National Junior team in the Pan American Junior girls’ water polo championships, July 20-26, in Havana, Cuba.

The boys’ junior championships are also in Havana this month.

Lamb, who will be a freshman at UCLA this fall, and Frank, who will be a freshman goalie at Stanford, are training with the team in Montreal.

After Havana, they will compete for the Golden West Water Polo Club, which will attempt to defend its title at the Junior Nationals, beginning July 28, followed by the Senior Nationals, July 31-Aug. 2, both in Annapolis, Md.

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Joining them on the Golden West team will be Robin Beauregard (Marina/UCLA), who played for the National Senior team in Holland, and Lisa Saenz (Marina), the community college women’s player of the year at Golden West last season. She will attend USC this fall.

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Daniel Arroyo of Walnut Creek beat qualifying medalist Todd Eckenrode of Corona del Mar, 1-up, on Wednesday at Torrey Pines South to advance to the second round of match play at the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship.

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First-round leader Mike Lavery of Irvine dropped to four shots behind after a four-over 76 in an American Junior Golf Assn. tournament in Nashville. Brandt Snedeker of Nashville leads at four-under 140. Steve Conway of Irvine had the day’s best round, a four-under 68, and trails by 10 at 150.

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Gary Crippen has been named baseball coach at Santa Ana High, he said. Crippen, 45, graduated last year from Cal State Fullerton with a degree in kinesiology.

He is a 1971 graduate of Santiago and was an assistant there for 20 years. He assisted at La Quinta for six years, then returned last season to Santiago.

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