HS: San Clemente Goes 2-1 in SF Trip; Pushes State’s Top-Ranked Team, St. Ignatius

The Tritons (10-5) visited San Francisco over Spring Break to take on the state’s No. 1-ranked team, St. Ignatius Prep at the Jerry Langkammerer Invitational, along with Marin Catholic and Redwood. The trip was a huge success, with wins over Marin Catholic (15-10) and Redwood (10-9 in 2 OTs), which sandwiched a thrilling battle against St. Ignatius that ended in a narrow loss, 9-6. San Clemente trailed early, 5-1, but rallied to close to 8-6 before succumbing to the home-standing Mavericks. Junior Robbie Burns keyed the Tritons offense with four goals, while sophomores Austin Streeter and Peyton Garrett added the other goals. Junior goalie Thomas Ahola had a huge game, posting 17 saves while facing 42 shots. Midfielders Colin Zines (5 ground balls, 4 clears) and Aaron Self (5 faceoff wins, one assist) also factored along with defenseman Eric Mackenson (2 takeaways) and Stone Sims (3 clears, 3 ground balls).
Against Redwood, Streeter led all goal scorers with 4 including the game-winner in overtime, while Garrett also had a four-point night with 2 goals and 2 assists (and the game-winning assist). Burns had 1 goal, 2 assists, and Jay Kassity had 1 goal and 1 assist.
In the win against Marin Catholic, Burns had 4 goals and 2 assists, Garrett had 2 goals, 3 assists, Kassity had 1 goal, 3 assists and Zines had 2 goals and 1 assist. Lucas Anderson had 1 goal, 1 assist. Self had 11 ground ball wins and scored twice, while Ahola had 8 saves.


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