Mater Dei Rolls Over Servite 19-2

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Mater Dei continued its undefeated march through the Trinity League on Wednesday night with another dominant win, this time over the outgunned Servite Friars, 19-2.  The Monarchs have outscored their opponents at staggering 89 – 6 during its last 5 game stretch.  The match up with the Friars was a mirror image of the previous games, with Mater Dei controlling time of possession with outstanding faceoff and midfield play, patient and effective passing on offense and a stifling defense, coupled with stout goaltending.  Mater Dei improved to 15-1 on the season.

It was Senior night for the Monarchs and the team held a pre-game celebration to honor their four graduating seniors: , , and .  Bethel added some icing to his celebratory cake, leading Mater Dei’s scoring efforts with 3 goals and an assist.  Nine players scored in total for the Monarchs, with (Jr.) and (So.) each adding 3 goals; (Jr.), (So.), (So.) and (So.) all added 2 goals; and Conner Dettloff (Jr.) and (Jr.) rounded out the scoring with a goal each.  Crisostomo also led the team with 3 assists.

(Jr.) increased his mind-blowing season faceoff win percentage (87%), winning 15 of 16 faceoffs, while Maclaine Cantrell (Fr.) kept his faceoff streak going with 21 in a row, with a 9 for 9 evening.  With the Monarchs in control of the ball most of the game, it made for a quiet day for the defense enabling goalie (Jr.) to limit the flailing Friars to just 2 goals, and 5 saves for the goaltender.

The 15-1 Monarchs’ next match up is Saturday at Santa Margarita to close out their Trinity League schedule.