Bolstered by a strong defense, the Las Positas women’s water polo team split games in the Las Positas Mini Tournament on Sept. 7.
They took down regional rival santa rosa 14-11 in the second overtime period before falling to a fresh ohlone team 9-7. Mikayla Theide led the way against santa rosa with seven goals and three others each had two goals: Nikki White, Alexandra Sistena Kerin and Brooke Spring. Natali Dallos also scored for the winners.
Against ohlone, White had a team-high three goals, Theide added two goals and Kerin and Dallos both had one goal.
Las Positas (1-1) is set to play four games in the West Valley Invitational Friday and Saturday, Sept. 14-15.