Cuesta College

Cuesta water polo teams sweep Western State Conference openers

Haley Shafer and Molly Casey had three goals apiece Wednesday to lead the Cuesta College women’s water polo team to an 11-6 home victory over Santa Barbara.

The Cougars (12-3, 2-0 Western State Conference) jumped out to a 3-1 lead in the first quarter and led 9-5 at halftime.

Marti-Rae Grois had seven saves in goal for the Cougars and helped hold the Gauchos to only one second-half goal.

Cuesta men roll to water polo win

Lucas Johns and Max Braga had five goals apiece in leading the Cuesta men’s water polo team to a 20-11 win over Santa Monica.

Billy Johnson and Sal Arrenodo recorded two saves each for the Cougars (11-7, 1-0 WSC).