The No. 9 UCSB women’s water polo team recorded its first loss of the month of March, squandering a late 9-5 Saturday at UC Davis.
The Gauchos took an early 5-1 lead in the first period. Sophomore Mollie Simmons scored on a power play less than 80 seconds into the game. Junior Sarah Snyder added two more goals to make it 3-0 at the 4:57 mark.
The Aggies bounced back in the second, scoring two goals to open the period and two in the final minutes to make it 6-5 UCSB at half.
Sarah Snyder scored her fourth goal of the game in the third, followed by Caitlyn Snyder?s second goal.
Senior Kate Pipkin converted a penalty with 1:07 left in the third before the Aggies rallied off three-straight goals to head to the final period down 9-8.
Davis finished the game on a 4-1 run. Amanda Legaspi?s goal with 3:48 was UCSB?s lone score in the fourth period, putting them ahead 10-9. Davis would score the winning goal with 1:23 to go.
Junior goalkeeper Kenzi Snyder finished with six saves and two steals.
Prep baseballCarpinteria 3, Cabrillo 2
The Warriors jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning and the Warriors were able to prevail following a late-game rally Saturday at John Calderwood Field in Carpinteria.
Chase Meyer led the game with a double, followed by a bunt single by Noah Nuño. Mike Souza walked to load the bases before Jacob Macias was hit by a pitch to score the first run of the contest. Tyler Cervantes hit an RBI single to score Nuño before Souza scored on a wild pitch.
On the mound, Mayer scattered three hits and struck out 11, allowing just one earned run. In the box Mayer tallied two hits, as did Souza.
Cabrillo scored in the fourth and fifth innings and had the tying run on base in both the sixth and seventh. Mayer was up to the task on each occasion and held the Conquistadores scoreless.