CdM fights off challenge from Mullen, CO

corona_del_mar_sea_kingThe Corona del Mar Sea Kings made it 33 wins in a row over two seasons with a hard fought 9-8 victory over Mullen High School of Colorado. The game was the toughest challenge CdM has faced since the Southern Section CIF championship game against Palos Verde last May. Video highlights provided by Big Boom Video

Senior Jack Ortlieb led the CdM offense with three goals, including the game winner, and one assist. Casey Mix (two goals, one assist), Sherwin Gersten (two goals), Max Kline (one goal), Kaden Ebbinga (one goal, one assist), and Todd Kitzens (two assists) rounded out the CdM scoring. Sophomores Brett Greenlee, Chad Redfern, and Hugh Crance slowed down the Mullen offense with strong defensive play in front of sophomore goalie Hoyt Crance (10 saves). Chad Redfern scooped up five groundballs and Ebbinga had four groundballs. CdM now gets ready to host Los Alamitos High School on Saturday at noon.