Mira Costa Bounces Back, Beats Redondo 11-4

Two days after dropping an 11-7 decision at No. 17 Santa Monica, the ninth-ranked Mira Costa Mustangs dispatched No. 20 Redondo Union 11-4 in a Bay League game Friday night.

Max Geoghegan led Mira Costa (6-3) with four goals, and Zach Horowitz had three goals and an assist. Josh Maruyama (2g, 2a), Macallan Laver (1g, 1a) also scored multiple points.

Redondo Union scored first, but Geoghegan and Horowitz scored goals just seconds apart in the first quarter, staking the Mustangs to a 2-1 lead. Horowitz scored again in the first, and goals from Laver and Geoghegan pushed the lead to 5-1 by halftime. It was 7-1 before the Sea Hawks scored again midway through the third quarter.

It was the second consecutive loss for Redondo (5-3) since earning a spot in the coaches poll Top 20.