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Defense Paves Way in San Marcos Water Polo Victory

San Marcos got solid defensive play to make up for some off-target shooting early in the game, and the Royals defeated Santiago, 11-5, in a non-league boys water polo game on Saturday morning at San Marcos.

The Royals (6-2) held Santiago go just three goals through three periods.

"It was a solid defensive effort today," San Marcos coach Jeff Ashton said. "We got a lot of good looks today, but missed a bunch of shots early in the game.  The team did a good job staying focused and finishing the game."

Jesse Morrison led the Royals with 5 goals, Miles Cole scored 4 and Adam Fuller added 2. Goalie Ben Spievak made 6 saves.

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