San Anselmo’s Dylan Woodhead has been named to the USA Water Polo Men’s Senior National Team for the upcoming FINA World Championships.
Woodhead was part of a dominant Sir Francis Drake/Archie Williams high school team in the 2013-2016 seasons before joining the Stanford men’s water polo team. He scored three goals at 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
The FINA Championships begin Tuesday in Hungary, with Team USA facing Serbia.
Pacifics leading Pecos League
The San Rafael Pacifics swept the Santa Cruz Seaweed in a pair of games to maintain their lead in the standings a third of the way through the Pecos League schedule.
The Pacifics (14-2) have won three consecutive games ahead of a weekend homestand against the Monterey Sturgeon at Albert Park. San Rafael leads Tucson (10-2) by two games.
The Pacifics defeated the Seaweed, 9-2, on Thursday as Beau Dormin hit a three-run homer during a 3-for-4 night. San Rafael player/manager Kyle Ulandy made his first start on the mound for a complete game win with 10 strikeouts.
San Rafael stunned Santa Cruz on Friday in a 20-9 victory. Pitcher Jayson Summers struck out seven batters and gave up six hits in five innings for the win.
Novato Knicks split DH
The Novato Knicks split a Saturday doubleheader with the EJ Warriors at the Knicks’ home field at Sonoma State University. The Knicks took the matinee game 7-6 behind three scoreless innings by reliever Riley Phelan. But the Knicks fell 6-4 in the late game.
The Knicks, with a roster of junior college and college players, are scheduled to play a doubleheader against NBO Baseball in Citrus Heights on Sunday.