Local athlete plays for gold

By Tadzio Garcia The U.S. women’s water polo team advanced to the gold medal match against Spain, which they earlier tied after beating Australia in overtime 11-9 in the semifinals. Four-time Olympian Brenda Villa of Commerce tweeted after the victory over Australia, “USA wins! We get an opportunity to fight for a gold medal! #lovemyteam@USAWP.” The women’s water polo team has never won an Olympic gold medal. The sport was introduced…

August 7, 2012