The Cuesta College men’s water polo team, ranked No. 3 in the state, topped Los Angeles Valley 12-7 to enter next week’s Western State Conference Championships as a No. 1 seed.
Lawrence Bardelli paced the Cougars (22-8, 4-0 WSC) with five goals, while former Arroyo Grande High star Eric Marsh had two. Tom Ross made 13 saves for Cuesta.
The Cuesta women’s water polo team defeated Los Angeles Valley 14-5.
Ally Bernard led the Cougars (12-16, 2-2 WSC) with five goals.
Atascadero native Loren Kasenberg made seven saves for Cuesta, which will enter the WSC Championships as a No. 3 seed.