Junior Cade Rogers scored four goals and handed out three assists Tuesday, leading No. 7 Oaks Christian to a 9-6 win over No. 12 Sierra Canyon.
With senior middie Parker Frautschi consistently earning possessions at the face-off dot, the Lions led 4-2 after one quarter and 5-4 at halftime. A 3-1 scoring edge in the third quarter gave Oaks an 8-5 cushion it maintained the rest of the way.
Rogers (4g, 3a) and senior Mike Spaeth (2g, 1a) had multiple points for the Lions (1-0). Carson Campbell, Nate Lenthall and Hayden Krystiniak each scored one goal, and Spencer Hill contributed one assist.
Sierra Canyon (0-2) lost its second road game in a row to a Top 10 team from the Conejo Valley. The Trailblazers lost 11-6 at Agoura on Saturday. They’ll be at it again on Friday at Peninsula.
Oaks Christian plays at No. 3 Harvard Westlake on Friday.