Jerrard Burford contributed at both ends of the pool to lead the Santa Barbara High boys water polo team to a 15-10 Channel League win over Rio Mesa on Wednesday.

Burford scored six goals, had five steals and drew four ejections.

Mateo Obando added four goals and made four streals, Francisco Valladares dished out four assists and scored four goals and Shane Davis made three steals and had three assists.

The Dons host La Serna on Saturday at 10 a.m.

San Marcos 20, Ventura 14

San Marcos roared out an 8-2 lead and defeated Ventura, 20-14, in a Channel League boys water polo game on Wednesday.

Nic Prentice had six goal,  four steals and drew two ejections to lead the Royals. Luke Burns also drew a couple of exclusions and scored four goals.

Charlie Franzen had four steals and goalie Matthew Demboski made nine saves.

The Royals host La Serna at home on Friday at 7 p.m.

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Barry Punzal, Sports Editor

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