The Kimball High water polo team advanced in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division 3 playoffs with the Jaguars’ 15-7 win on Thursday against Nevada Union of Grass Valley.

The Jaguars now move to the semifinals of the eight-team Division 3 bracket, where they will face Ripon, the Valley Oak League champion and the only team to defeat Kimball during league play, 6-5 on Sept. 23 and 10-8 on Oct. 21.

Kimball and Ripon will play at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at Johansen High in Modesto, with the winner to face either Sonora, the two-time defending division champion, or Dixon.

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