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Men's Water Polo: Pirates cruise past Gauchos in OEC opener
Wednesday, September 12, 2012

COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College men's water polo team controlled action from start to finish on Wednesday and defeated visiting Saddleback, 17-4, in both team's Orange Empire Conference opener.
Connor Moulton had three goals and an assist to lead OCC, while Randy Trimmer added two goals and three assists.
Tommy Patten, Chad Naughton and Trevor McGhie each had two goals apiece, while Derek Husted and Gerit Hill each had a goal and an assist. Solo goals were turned in by Kyle Sullivan and Shane Pickels.
Coast used a five-goal first period, a four-goal second period and a five-goal third period to jump out to a 14-2 advantage.
OCC's goalies Jose Cueto and Josiah Vander Kooy each played a half and both combined for seven saves.
The Pirates will return to the OCC pool on Wednesday against Santa Ana College, beginning at 3 p.m.