Three days after being upset by Beckman, the Corona del Mar Sea Kings pulled off their own upset. Despite a late arrival into San Francisco last night, the Sea Kings showed up at the field determined and ready to play. Led by Sherwin Gersten’s six goals, CdM nearly doubled up Marin Catholic 13-7. Marin Catholic entered the game ranked 8th in the CIF North Coast Section and 18th in the state by Laxpower.com. CdM entered the game ranked 27th in the state.
Ben Palitz (1 goal, 5 assists) also had 6 points for the Sea Kings. Jay Damon (2 goals, 1 assist), Nino Chavez (2 goals), and Stephen Von Der Ahe (2 goals) rounded out the CdM scoring. Hoyt Crance gobbled up 10 shots. Jason Simaan won 19/24 face-offs to help CdM dominate possession.
CdM improves to 7-1 on the season. They will play San Ramon, who is ranked 19th in the state by Laxpower.com, on Wednesday.