NEXT LEVEL WATCH: Team USA wins Holiday Cup

Because so many of our local athletes move on from Santa Barbara to compete on a bigger stage,?Presidio Sports compiles a weekly collection of notes to help you keep track of Santa Barbara-connected athletes across the globe.

Check in each week to see what our local products are accomplishing out in the big, wide world.

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USA Water Polo vs Greece

Caption: Kami Craig, Kiley Neushul, and Sami Hill defend against Greece. (Peter Neushul Photo)

Kiley Neushul, Kami Craig & Sami Hill – The former local prep stars helped lead Team USA to the Holiday Cup title, which was clinched with a 13-5 victory over Greece in Sunday’s final. All three started in the championship match. Craig won an Olympic Gold Medal in 2012 with Team USA while Neushul and Hill are gunning for their first Olympic appearance in 2016. The Americans won five matches without a loss at the Holiday Cup, beating Holland, Canada, Russia, Australia and Greece.

James Nunnally?- Playing for the Bakersfield Jam in the NBA Development League, Nunnally scored a game-high 29 points on Saturday for the Jam. Nunnally has started all 10 games for Bakersfield this year and has averaged 19.0 points per game. Nunnally starred at UCSB from 2008 to 2012.

Randall Cunningham II – The son of Santa Barbara High legend Randall Cunningham led his Bishop Gorman High football team to the Division-1 Nevada State Championship last week. The younger Cunningham, also a dual-threat quarterback, ?ran for 213 yards and four touchdowns while completing 9-of-11 passes.

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