Ranked No. 2 in the preseason coaches poll, the Loyola Cubs improved to 2-0 Wednesday with a dominating 20-4 win at No. 11 Oak Park. Eleven different Cubs scored, led by junior middies Mason O’Hanlon (3 goals, 2 assists) and Ryder Mora (3 goals).
Five other players scored twice for Loyola: Michael Lira, JP Hatch, Jonathan Partamian, Garrett Smith and Sean Smith. Emmett Reilly and Henry Hasenberg each had a goal and two assists. Griffin Cappalletti and Kasier Fry each scored once.
Oak Park actually managed to hold Loyola scoreless for the first seven minutes or so, but once Mora broke through, the onslaught began. The Cubs ultimately led 11-1 at halftime and 16-4 after three quarters.
Loyola next faces Temecula Great Oak on Saturday and Foothill on Wednesday. Oak Park (0-2) plays Los Alamitos on Saturday and is at Thousand Oaks on Wednesday.