Los Alamitos High School continued their quest for a seventh Sunset League league title in eight years with a 12-5 victory over Marina High School on Friday. The Griffins are now 2-0 in league play with both wins coming against Marina. Similar to the first meeting between these two teams, the Griffins opened up a 9-1 halftime lead. Although Marina was able to close the gap this time with four second half goals, it was not enough.
Matthew Fanelli was the leading scorer in the game with five points (4 goals, 1 assist). Brandon Ezell (2g, 2a) Jake Householder (2g), George Sehremelis (1g, 1a), Drake Sur (2g, 1a), Joey Weinman (2a), Jordan Taibi (1g), and Brandon Ban (1a) provided the remaining Los Al points. Thomas Leone made eight saves. Che Woolery won 9 of 18 faceoffs.
David Arent (2g, 2a) had four points to lead the Vikings. Zach Babinski (1g, 1a), Nick Jones (1g), Patrick Rose (1g), and Max Thompson (1a) rounded out the Marina scoring. Noland Anderson made 10 saves.
Next up: Los Al (4-5; 2-0) hosts Downey (1-7) on Tuesday. Marina (4-7; 0-3) continues Sunset League play when they travel to Edison (3-8; 0-1) on Friday.