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Vaqueros edge Citrus 6-3 for sixth straight win

Alyssa Russell-Sadoff had a season-high five steals in Wednesday's WSC victory. (Photo by Annie Bower / Sevilla Photography)
Alyssa Russell-Sadoff had a season-high five steals in Wednesday's WSC victory. (Photo by Annie Bower / Sevilla Photography)

SBCC edged Citrus 6-3 on Wednesday in a low-scoring WSC women's water polo match in Glendora.

The Vaqueros won their sixth straight to boost their records to 13-1 and 2-0 in conference. It was the 18th straight WSC victory for Santa Barbara, which has won the last three WSC titles. Citrus fell to 5-5 and 2-1.

The game was tied 1-1 at halftime. Emma Fraser, Sarah Parson and Halie Johnson scored in the last 3:17 of the third quarter for a 4-1 lead. Kemi Dijkstra and Johnson netted goals to open the fourth period, pushing the advantage to 6-2.

Fraser had two goals, two assists and five steals. Johnson added two goals and two steals. Alyssa Russell-Sadoff recorded five steals and Parson had four.

Melissa Walk played the first half in the cage and made six saves to improve to 7-0.

The Vaqueros will play four games on Friday and Saturday in the Rabobank Invitational at Cuesta. They'll take on the host Cougars in a WSC contest on Friday at 11:10 a.m., then battle Golden West at 2:25 p.m.