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Locals watch: Kasey Perry to compete in team dressage final Friday

Kasey Perry of Orangevale competes in the equestrian dressage competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. She will ride in the team final Friday.
Kasey Perry of Orangevale competes in the equestrian dressage competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. She will ride in the team final Friday. The Associated Press

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

DeMarcus Cousins, Kings, basketball: The U.S. men play Serbia on Friday (3 p.m., NBCSN) after surviving Wednesday’s challenge from Australia.

Megan Rapinoe, Redding, soccer: The U.S. women play Sweden in Friday’s quarterfinals at 9 a.m. (NBCSN). If they win, they’ll have three days of rest before Tuesday’s semifinals.

Alex Obert, Loomis, water polo: The U.S. men (1-2) play Montenegro on Friday.

Sam Dommer, Folsom, rowing: The men’s eights won Thursday’s repechage in 5 minutes, 51.13 seconds and will be in Lane 5 for Saturday’s final.

Kasey Perry, Orangevale, equestrian: The 2013 Sacramento State graduate was in 17th place after Thursday’s second day of the dressage competition. She will compete in the team dressage final on Friday.

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