Eagles close in on water polo crown

By: Journal Sports Staff
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The Del Oro High girls water polo team closed in on its first Sierra Foothill League title since 2004 with a15-7 win over Nevada Union Tuesday in Loomis. Senior Megan Craig fired in six goals and junior Courtney Weddle added four as the Golden Eagles improved to 10-1 in the SFL – tied with Granite Bay for first place. Hannah Phippen and Sarah Mekebri scored two goals apiece. Katelyn Thompson had seven saves in goal while Sam Todhunter had five. Del Oro will play at Roseville on Thursday.