APTOS — Manny Bettencourt tossed in three goals and Tim Richard accounted for two goals, three assists and three steals Thursday afternoon during Modesto Junior Colleges 19-6 non-league water polo win over Cabrillo.
The Pirates (3-0) also featured two goals apiece by Tyler Jamieson, Jeremy Neathery, Nick Serratos, Jason Mensonides and Braden Lee. Also scoring were Matt Tamo, Matt Watling, Chris Brasil and Zach Hammond.
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The Pirates gave up an early penalty kick but recovered for a 4-1 win over Las Positas in Livermore. Elias Venegas paced Modesto with two goals and an assist.
MJC (2-1) turned around the game with two goals within a five-minute span late in the first half a finish by Venegas after a mishandled ball by the Las Positas defense, and the go-ahead goal by Rodrigo Aldana off a pass from Venegas.
In the second half, Venegas cashed in a pass from Jesse Tejeda, followed by Alberto Marquezs goal assisted by Ibraheem Alsufi. Goalkeeper Alonso Lara had five saves for the Pirates.