Corona del Mar breezed to a 15-2 victory over Sage Hill Friday night. The Sea Kings jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first quarter, stretched the lead to 10-1 at halftime, and then cruised the rest of the way.
Seniors Jack Ortlieb (5 goals, 2 assists) and Casey Mix (3 goals, 4 assists) powered the CdM offense. Senior Brett Nelson chipped in with 2 goals. Senior Todd Kitzens and sophomores Ben Palitz, Max Kline, and Logan Miller scored 1 goal each. Sophomores Sherwin Gersten and Noah Howe had 1 assist each. Nelson and Chase McElroy led the defense with 5 ground balls each. Sophomore Hoyt Crance had an uneventful evening in goal and faced only 4 shots on goal.
Daschell Grammer and Lucas Ellison scored the Sage Hill goalies. Goalie David Swerdlow made 9 saves.
CdM improved their record to 2-0 and will now prepare for a showdown with Beckman on Tuesday. Sage Hill falls to 0-3 and will face Chadwick School on Wednesday.