Tigers dominate in RCC tournament

Attacker Mary Myers hurls the ball to score against American River College.

Riverside City College women’s water polo attacker Mary Myers shoots the ball to score against American River College, winning 13-4, at the RCC mini tournament Oct. 14. The Tigers are No.1 in the Orange Empire Conference at 19-1. Daniel Francis| Viewpoints

By Paola Palacios

The Riverside City College women’s water polo dominated 13-4 against American River College Beavers and 18-5 against Long Beach City College Vikings, respectfully at the Riverside mini-tournament Oct. 14.

Sarina Briseno and Emily Martin each had three goals, while goalkeeper Ariana Olmos had eight saves and two assists in the game against American River.

In the game between the Tigers and the LBCC Vikings, captain Mary Myers scored four goals and five assists, while Briseno, Citlali Salazar and Kelly Perez each had four steals.

Women’s water polo is 19-1 overall and 4-0 in the Orange Empire Conference. They have two conference games left before embarking into the OEC Championships Nov. 3.  

The Tigers will play against Golden West  at the RCC Aquatic Center Oct. 26 at 3 p.m. Viewpoints went to press before the results of the Oct. 19 game were available.

Update: The RCC women’s water polo team won 15-5 against the Saddleback Gauchos at the RCC Aquatic Center on Oct. 19.