Team USA wins water polo gold in rout of Spain

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The U.S. water polo team won their third consecutive gold medal on Saturday, downing Spain 14-5 in the Olympic final.

Goalkeeper Ashleigh Johnson led the defensive charge for the United States, batting away 11 saves to hold Spain to just five points.

Maddie Musselman notched three goals for Team USA, while Aria Fischer, Kaleigh Gilchrist and Alys Williams each scored twice against Spain.

The United States’ dominant performance produced the largest margin of victory ever in an Olympic gold medal match.

Team USA is now the only county to medal in every Olympic tournament since water polo’s debut at the 2000 Sydney Games.