AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREThe top 10 theme park moments of 2019 Fourth-ranked UCLA on Saturday extended its home winning streak in men’s water polo to 16 games, beat top- ranked California 7-4 in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federa tion opener at the Rose Bowl Aquatic Center. The Bruins (10-2) got goals from seven players — Christian Pulido, Cameron Smith, Mat thew Jacobs, Russell Simpkins, Justin Johnson, Logan Powell and Thomas Foley — and seven saves from Will Didinger to overcome the Golden Bears (10-2). UCLA rallied from an early def icit, outscoring the Bears 4-1 to take a 4-2 advantage into the fourth quarter. Johnson, Powell and Foley tallied in the final period to secure the victory. The game, a preliminary to the UCLA-Cal football game at the Rose Bowl, drew a crowd of 611. USC 9, Loyola Mary mount 4: Juraj Zatovic scored three goals, and Tommy Corcoran and Harvard-Westlake of Studio City product Juan Del gadillo netted two apiece to lead the Trojans to an MPSF triumph at McDonald’s Swim Stadium. Zatovic scored all his goals in the first half as USC romped to a 6-0 first-half lead. The Slovaki an Olympian recorded his sixth multigoal game of the season, the fourth with three or more goals. Endre Rex-Kiss led the Lions with two goals. Pepperdine 11, UC Santa Barbara 5: Jesse Smith scored four goals and the Waves converted 3 of 6 extra-man situ ations to beat No. 15 UC Santa Barbara in an MPSF meeting at Raleigh Runnels Memorial Pool in Malibu. Pepperdine (10-4, 1-1) romped to a 4-0 first-quarter lead and extended it to 10-6 midway through the third period.The Gauchos, playing their MPSF opener, fell to 7-6 over all. WOMEN’S VOL LEYBALL: USC FINISHES OREGON SWEEPStaci Venski had 14 kills and a .344 hitting percentage Saturday to lead No. 17 USC to a 3-0 victory over visiting Oregon in a Pacif ic-10 Conference women’s vol leyball match at Lyon Center. Bibiana Candelas added 11 kills and Debora Seilhamer added 19 digs for the Trojans in a 30-20, 30-19, 30-23 triumph. The victory was the third in a row for USC (7-6, 3-2 Pac-10) and completed a weekend sweep of the conference’s Oregon schools. Oregon (10-7, 0-6) was held to .000 hitting the first two games and finished at .055. UCLA 3, Oregon State 0: Kaitlin Sather had 15 kills and Jordan Smith contribut ed 18 digs as the 21st-ranked Bruins (9-5, 2-3 Pac-10) fin ished a sweep of the Pac-10’s Oregon schools with a 30-24, 30-6, 30-13 romp at Pauley Pa vilion. Sather had a .414 hitting per centage, and Nancy Barber and Nellie Spicer combined for 13 kills — with neither committing an error. Oregon State (5-7, 1-4) was held to a .009 hitting per centage. UC Davis 3, Cal State Northridge 1: The Mata dors’ losing streak reached six, as Nicole Read spiked 25 kills at a .377 pace to lead UC Davis to a 24-30, 30-22, 30-27, 30-27 Big West Conference triumph. Matches with the Aggies, in their second year of Big West membership, do not count in the standings. UC Davis snapped a 13-match losing streak to im prove to 3-16. CSUN is 3-13. Freshmen Harmony Burdine (17 kills) and Darla Donaldson (13 kills) were the Matadors’ top hitters. Jamie Crawford contrib uted 27 digs. St. Mary’s 3, Pepperdine 1: Missie Stidham had 27 kills, 15 digs and a .397 hitting percentage to lead the Gaels to a 30-12, 29-31, 30-24, 30-27 West Coast Conference victory over the visiting Waves in Moraga. Kaui Salzman added 16 kills and 16 digs for St. Mary’s, which completed a weekend sweep of the WCC’s L.A.-area schools. Katy Daly had 14 kills and 11 digs and Kehai Crabbe added 23 digs for Pepperdine. Loyola Marymount 3, San Francisco 0: Dina De Bernardi had 13 kills and Heath er Hughes added 10 kills and 10 digs to lead the visiting Lions to a 30-27, 30-21, 30-24 WCC tri umph over Dons. Kristin Hasse berg led USF with 16 kills and 11 digs. San Diego Christian 3, The Master’s 0: S.D. Chris tian swept the visiting Mustangs 30-16, 32-30, 30-27 in a Golden State Athletic Conference match, preventing The Master’s (7-11, 3-7 GSAC) from claiming two wins in San Diego this weekend. The Mustangs beat Point Loma Nazarene on Friday. WOMEN’S TENNIS: FINK FALLS IN SEMISUSC freshman Amanda Fink’s torrid run through the Riviera ITA All- American Championships wom en’s tennis draw was halted by third-seeded Nicole Leimbach of Texas Christian, a USC trans fer, who beat the former Cala basas High star 6-4, 7-5 in the semifinals Saturday at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Pali sades. Fink, the Daily News 2003 Girls’ Tennis Player of the Year, had started her college career with nine victories — three each at the tournament’s prequalify ing, qualifying and main-draw stages — to reach the final four. Leimbach will take on fifth- seeded Daniela Bercek of Duke in Sunday’s final. Bercek beat eighth-seeded Alice Barnes of Stanford 6-3, 6-1 in the semifi nals. Pepperdine’s Bianca Dulgheru reached the consolation semifi nals with victories over Ken tucky’s Kim Coventry and New Mexico’s Maja Kovacek, but fell 6-7 (3), 6-3, 6-4 to top-seed ed Jennifer Magley of Florida. CSUF Fall Intercolle giates: Cal State North ridge’s Silvia Gutierrez reached the singles semifinals of Cal State Fullerton’s season-open ing women’s tennis tournament, sweeping teammate Ana Matija sevic in the third round and Loy ola Marymount’s Paula Merster ova in the quarterfinals. Gutierrez, the fifth seed, will face second-seeded Chelsea Glynn of UC Santa Barbara in Sunday’s semifinals. The other semifinal will pit top-seeded Marielle Greuinig of UC Santa Barbara against third-seeded Katy Williams of Long Beach State. Gutierrez beat Matijasevic 6-0, 6-4 and fourth-seeded Mestero va 7-6 (4), 6-1 to reach the final four. Gutierrez and Matijasevic, seeded third in doubles, were upset 8-6 by Pepperdine’s Jelena Jovic and Merve Asimgil. Asimgil. Waves teammate Lise Sissler and USC;s Whitney Pe terson reached the singles quar terfinals. CROSS COUNTRY: CSUN RUNNERS FARE WELL IN LA JOLLALiz Camy, coming off a first-place finish at the Pepperdine Invita tional and fourth-place run at UC Riverside’s meet, captured fourth Saturday in the women’s race at the UCSD Triton Invita tional in La Jolla. Camy completed the 6K course in 22 minutes, 24.9 seconds, a little more than 31 seconds be hind winner Mimi Hodgins of team titlist UC San Diego. Cal State Northridge was sixth in the team competition. UCLA’s Lori Mann (22:35.1) was fifth and Ciara Viehweg (23:04.9) sixth. USC’s top run ner was Kristen Bwerglas (23:34.1), who finished 21st. The Bruins and Trojans were not entered in the team competition. Manuel Ruiz paced the Mata dors men, finishing seventh in 26:07.2 over 8 kilometers. He was the top finisher among uni versity men, trailing four club/unattached runners and top junior college runner Babey Wagnew of Southwestern. CSUN was 11th in the men’s team standings. UCLA’s Matt Stollenwark fin ished 17th in 26:43.9. Vanguard Invitation al: Freshman Jeff Jackson finished third and Travis Hobbs was 10th, leading The Master’s to fourth place in the men’s race at Fairview Park in Costa Mesa. The Mustangs women, led by Amy Rice’s 15th-place finish, were sixth. NAIA power Point Loma Naza rene won the women’s meet, and runners club Run With Us cap tured the men’s title. MEN’S SOCCER: CAL LUTHERAN BOUNCES BACK FROM LOSSCal Lutheran’s men’s soccer team on Saturday bounced back from its first loss of the season, edging host Pomona-Pitzer 1-0 on Kay Bjerkan’s 40-yard blast to the upper-corner of the goal in a Southern California Intercolle giate Athletic Conference match. The Kingsmen (6-1-2 overall, 5-1-1 SCIAC) fell out of a share for the conference lead with a loss Wednesday to visiting La Verne. They trail first-place Redlands, a 2-0 winner Saturday over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, by three points. In another SCIAC match, Occi dental routed Caltech 6-1. Biola 3, The Master’s 1: Cristian Rus broke a tie in the 77th minute and Andrew Sarega added an 88th-minute goal as visiting Biola (6-4-0) rallied for a Golden State Athlet ic Conference victory in Santa Clarita. Rob Miller’s goal from Jared Thornton’s assist gave the Mus tangs (4-4-2, 1-2-1 GSAC) a 32nd-minute lead, but Biola (2-2 GSAC) pulled even on Colin Kilpatrick’s goal seven minutes later. WOMEN’S SOCCER: MASTER’S EDGES POMO NA-PITZERRaeanna Elze’s goal in the 79th minute Saturday lifted The Master’s to its first Golden State Athletic Conference victory, a 1-0 deci sion over visiting Biola in Santa Clarita. The Mustangs (5-5-0) improved to 1-2-1 in GSAC play, making the most of limited opportunity. They managed just three shots, two of them on target, and scored when Biola goalkeeper Hilary Dunham was unable to keep hold of Elze’s shot. Biola fell to 5-5-0 overall and 1-3-0 in the GSAC. Pomona-Pitzer 1, Cal Lutheran 0: Lily Hitchner’s ninth-minute goal carried the Sa gehens (7-3-2) to a Southern California Intercollegiate Ath letic Conference victory in Thousand Oaks. Hitchner scored from Kate Walker’s feed as Pomona-Pitzer (4-1-1 SCIAC) took sole posses sion of first place in the confer ence. Redlands, which had a share of the lead heading into Saturday’s games, was beaten 2-1 by Claremont-Mudd- Scripps. Cal Lutheran fell to 2-6-2 overall and 2-4-0 in SCIAC play. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!