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Locals watch: Alex Obert and U.S. men’s water polo team beat France 6-3 for first win in Rio

France’s Ugo Crousillat takes a shot as the United States’ Alex Obert defends during Wednesday’s men’s water polo preliminary round match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
France’s Ugo Crousillat takes a shot as the United States’ Alex Obert defends during Wednesday’s men’s water polo preliminary round match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Associated Press

What athletes with Sacramento-area connections are up to at the Summer Olympics:

DeMarcus Cousins, Kings, basketball: The All-Star center had six points and eight rebounds in the Americans’ 98-88 victory over Australia. Next: Friday vs. Serbia, 3 p.m. (NBCSN)

Alex Obert, Loomis, water polo: The U.S. men beat France 6-3 on Wednesday for their first victory after two losses. Next: Friday vs. Montenegro, 7:40 a.m.

Sam Dommer, Folsom, rowing: Wednesday’s men’s eights repechage was postponed due to weather and has been rescheduled for Thursday at 6 a.m.

Kasey Perry, Orangevale, equestrian: The 2013 Sacramento State graduate was in fifth place (75.229) after the first day of dressage competition Wednesday.

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