Newport, March 11 – Palos Verdes High School opened scoring with an early goal, but the offensive sails caught the wind for Newport Harbor High School, as the team ripped the next six and took home the victory with a final score of 13-7. Senior captain Alex Palmer lit the scoreboard five times and sophomore Brittany McCoy had a breakout game with four emphatic goals of her own. Palmer also racked five ground balls, three caused turnovers, and a draw control. Defensive specialists Mia Bagiu and Allana Rockwell stood firm against the Sea King attack and each added a goal of her own to the Sailor tally. After a 12-5 loss to Palos Verdes High School in 2013, the victory was especially sweet for the Newport Harbor High School program, which is off to its first ever 3-0 start. On March 13, Newport Harbor hosts undefeated Trabuco Hills.
Submitted by Matt Armstrong