Corona del Mar improved to 11-0 with an 8-6 win over La Costa Canyon on Wednesday evening. It was CdM’s second successful visit to San Diego County this season. Senior Max Kline (3 goals, 1 assist) and junior Jordan Greenhall (3g, 3a) led the Sea Kings’ scoring. Seniors Nino Chavez and Ben Palitz split the other two CdM goals. Junior Jason Simaan won 16 of 17 faceoffs.
Seniors Hoyt Crance (7 saves) including several of the highlight variety, Brian Leguay (3 groundballs), Hugh Crance (1gb) and Sherwin Gersten (1gb) lead a staunch defensive effort that was punctuated by holding the Mavericks scoreless while two men down during a key second half sequence.
Jack Keen led the Mavericks with two goals. Jason Mummau (1g, 1a) Dino Renna (1g), Jack Keen (1g), and Mike Rice (1a) also tallied points for the Mavericks. Goalie Ben Fredericks had an outstanding night, holding the Sea Kings to single digits for the first time this season.
Next up: CdM hosts El Toro on Saturday. The Mavericks play arch rivals Torrey Pines on Friday.