Yorba Linda April 2, – Newport charged out of the gates with three goals in just a few minutes, but Yorba Linda rallied back immediately, scoring four in the next ten minutes. After a 5-5 halftime, the teams exchanged blows for another 25 minutes. At the horn, the Sailors were the team on top, 12-11. The Mustangs” senior captain Ashlynn Braithwaite performed phenomenally, adding six goals and an assist to her season total eleven points against Newport Harbor High School. But, Daniela Vazquez and Alex Palmer gave the edge to the Tars. Vasquez scored three clutch goals in the second half, two of which gave her visiting Sailors temporary leads; she finished the game with two ground balls and a caused turnover. Palmer added her two cents in the form of four goals, five ground balls, a draw control, and two forced turnovers.
Up next, on April 3: Newport Harbor hosts Esperanza and Yorba Linda welcomes Valencia.
Courtesy Newport Harbor Girls Lacrosse