No. 1 Corona del Mar defeated No. 15 Beckman 11-6 on Thursday to stay undefeated against Orange County competition this season. Sachin Gokhale (3 goals, 1 assist) and Ryan Meckler (3g) netted hat tricks for the Sea Kings.
The CdM defense had another solid outing, allowing only one goal through the first three quarters. CdM was in control for the entire game, leading 5-0 at the half and 8-1 at the end of three quarters. Eric Fries (2g, 1a), Kyle Young (1a), Grant Spruce (1g), Jordan Pakzad (1g), Matt Keasey (1g), and Cameron Kayl (1a) completed the CdM scoring.
Tyler Schweikert had 14 saves and 3 groundballs in a busy night between the pipes for the Patriots. Zack Carter (1g, 1a), Dean Nagle (1g), Jacob Sanders (1a), Gavin Dankert (2g), Ethan Edwards (1g), Spencer Thomson (1g), and Casey Finley (1a) provide the offensive output for Beckman. Max Cody was 11/19 at the dot.
Next up: CdM (8-1) travels south to play the red hot La Costa Canyon Mavericks (7-1) on Friday. Beckman continues their pursuit of another Pacific Coast League Championship when they play Woodbridge on Monday.