Tritons Rally, Top Eagles in OT, 12-11

San Clemente sophomore attackman scored  with 2:38 left in the first overtime to lift the Tritons past Santa Margarita Catholic, 12-11. Garrett scooped up a rebound of ’ shot a fired it past Eagles netminder Ronnie Pisano to send San Clemente to the US Lacrosse Southern Section championship versus top-seeded Corona del Mar.  The title game is set for Wednesday, May 9, at Dana Hills HS at 7:30 p.m. Undefeated CdM topped perennial champ Foothill, 7-5, in the first semifinal.

The goal–Garrett’s fifth of the night along with an assist–completed an improbable three-goal, fourth-quarter rally by the Tritons, who got a goal from Riggs in the final minute of regulation to force overtime. Fellow attackman Robbie Burns also had 5 goals for SC, while Riggs had a goal and two assists. Senior captain Charlie Satossky keyed the Tritons’ fourth-quarter rally with great individual effort, driving from behind the net and wrapping around before firing in a goal. Midlielder had a huge game, winning 18 of 27 faceoffs and grabbing a team-high 8 ground balls.

The Eagles were led by sophomore , who scored four goals. Trevor Cook and RJ Mazolewski added two goals.

Scoring Summary

Robbie Burns from , 9:39, Q1 Score: 1-0 SC
RJ Mazalewski from Andrew Luher 6:09, Q1 Score: 1-1
Trevor cook unassisted 4:22 Q1 Score: 2-1 SM
from Anderson 4:01 Q1 Score: 2-2
Mazz from Ebner 2:15 Q1 Score: 3-2 SM
Robbie Burns unassisted 0:45 Q1 Score: 3-3
Burns from Garrett SC 10:15 Q2 Score: 4-3 SC
Ebner from Luher SM 8:39 Q2 Score: 4-4
Burns from Anderson 8:15 Q2 Score: 5-4 SC
Dhouni unassisted SM 7:50 Q2 Score: 5-5
Ruiz unassisted 7:03 Q2 Score: 6-5 SM
Ruiz unassisted 6:35 Q2 Score: 7-5 SM
Cook from Ebner SM 2:23 Q2 Score: 8-5 SM
Garrett from Riggs SC 1:03 Q2 Score: 8-6 SM
Ruiz unassisted 9:31 Q3 Score 9-6 SM
Burns from Collins 5:57 Score:9-7 SM
Garrett unassisted 3:40 Score:9-8 SM
Ruiz unassisted, 3:02 Score:10-8 SM
Senecal unassisted 0:44 Q3, Score:11-8 SM
Satosky unassisted 9:46 Q4 Score:11-9 SM
Garrett from Zines 6;14 Q4 Score:11-10 SM
Riggs unassisted 0:47 Q4 Score:11-11
Garrett unassisted 2:47 OT Score:12-11 San Clemente

Photo courtesy of Brian Miller