Chaminade built a 5-1 halftime lead that quickly increased to 8-1 midway through the third period Saturday in a season-opening 10-6 victory over visiting Oaks Christian.
Sophomore middie Max Kim (pictured) and senior middie Ryan Oaks each scored three goals for the Eagles. Sophomore attacks Andy Dyer (two goals) and Mac Griffin (one) also scored, as did senior attack Mitch Kalkwarf (one).
Chaminade, voted No. 12 in the preseason coaches poll, dominated possession, winning 18 of 20 faceoffs behind senior Mark Galanti and thwarting eight of 14 clear attempts by the Lions to keep the ball in the hands of its offense. Senior goalie Peter Manfredonia made 16 saves.
Sophomore attack Seamus O’Brien and freshman middie Carson Campbell each scored twice for Oaks Christian, ranked No. 13 in the preseason coaches poll. Sophomore Cort Rogers and senior Evan Phillips each scored once.