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Newport, CdM 14s to meet at Junior Olympics

The Newport Water Polo Foundation and CdM Aquatics 14-and-under girls will meet Sunday on the final day of the USA Water Polo Junior Olympics.

Newport and CdM meet in the 11th-place game at 12:40 p.m., at Tesoro High.

Newport, seeded fifth and coached by Melissa Wheeler, has defeated SOCAL Gold, Stanford Red, Santa Barbara "B" in the tournament and lost to SOCAL Black, Foothill (shootout) and Los Al.

CdM, seeded 15th and coached by Brian Mericle, has beaten SHAQ, South Coast, Diablo, Northwood and Santa Barbara "B." CdM's only losses have been to No. 3-seeded Rose Bowl and No. 10 SET (twice).

— Matt Szabo


U.S. Open of Water Polo ends today

The men's U.S. Open of Water Polo comes to a close Sunday, with the championship semifinals and finals taking place at Costa Mesa High.

New York Athletic Club "A" plays the World University Games team in one semifinal at 9:15 a.m. In the other semifinal, Olympic Club takes on Bruin.

The championship match of the 16-team tournament is scheduled for 4:45 p.m. Sunday, also at Costa Mesa.

The Newport Water Polo Foundation team plays New York Athletic Club "B" in a ninth-place semifinal at 11:45 a.m. at Golden West College. The ninth-place match is at 4:45 p.m. at Golden West, preceded by the 11th place match at 3:30 p.m.

— From staff reports

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