Canada and the United States will meet with the Pan American Games women’s water polo gold medal on the line on Saturday.
The United States, Australia, Spain and Hungary are still in the running for medals in women’s water polo at the World Championships after quarterfinal wins.
The American women beat one of their biggest rivals, the Dutch women 12-9 in group play on Tuesday at the World Championships.
The USA is the favorite to earn the 2019 women’s water polo title at the World Aquatic Championships. The Americans are the two-time defending champs.
The United States kept itself atop Group B with a crushing 15-4 win over Canada. Italy, meanwhile, edged out the Netherlands 8-7, firmly planting itself in the Group A lead with six points.