The Palos Verdes girls lacrosse team posted its second big victory of the week Friday, traveling to Santa Margarita Catholic and handing the Eagles (5-1) their first loss of the season, 13-8.
Earlier in the week, No. 3-ranked Palos Verdes beat No. 5 Westlake 11-6. The Sea Kings (5-1) have scored double-digit goals in all six of their games this season, including a 13-11 loss at Aliso Niguel. In the March 3 Rose Bowl jamboree, the team went 3-0 to win its division, beating West Ranch 13-2, Downey 8-3 and Glendale 7-6.
Friday, junior Kelly Hoyt led Palos Verdes with six goals, matching her output against Westlake earlier in the week, and also had seven draw controls. Twin sister Kendall Hoyt had two goals and six draw controls. Senior Zoe Puccia scored three goals and assisted on three others, and sophomore goalie Aubrey Fixen was credited with eight saves.
Against Westlake on Wednesday, Fixen made 14 saves in goal.
Next up for the Sea Kings is yet another trip to Orange County on Tuesday to take on Foothill, which beat LA No. 1 Redondo Union 15-4 on Thursday.