No. 2 Corona del Mar improved to 18-0 and booked passage to the County semi-finals for the fourth consecutive year. Paced by hat tricks from Sherwin Gersten (3 goals) and Max Kline (3g, 1a), the Sea Kings defeated No. 7 San Clemente 12-5 on Thursday. LSM Brett Greenlee made his presence felt on both ends of the field with two goals, an assist, and four groundballs. Jordan Greenhall (1g, 2a), Niño Chavez (1g), Ryan Brown (1g), Stephen Von Der Ahe (1g), and Hugh Crance (1a) rounded out the CdM scoring. Hoyt Crance rejected seven San Clemente shots and Jason Simaan controlled faceoffs with 11 wins. Jordan Pakzad (3gbs) and Chad Redfearn( 2gbs) stood out on defense. Statistics were not available for San Clemente.
San Clemente finishes 2015 with a 10-9 record. CdM prepares for a rematch with No. 3 St. Margaret’s on Saturday.