Santa Margarita Girls Lacrosse goalie Victoria Hoffman

team extended their winning streak to five games as they surprised the favored Tesoro Titans 16-6 victory on Monday night.   Senior and sophomore Katelyn Murphy led the way for the Eagles. DiBernardo scored 9 points (7 goals, 2 assists) and gained16 possessions on 26 draws . Murphy added 5 goals, 3 takeaways and an interception. Murphy’s close defense and tenacious rides brought another four possessions through caused turnovers.

Tesoro struggled all night to find an answer to a smothering pressure defense led by junior Kendal Orrantia and sophomore , while junior goal keeper denied 13 shots on goal in this crucial Southern Section win.

Next up. Santa Margarita (7-5) tries to keep the streak alive against Capistrano Valley (6-5) on Thursday. Tesoro (6-6) plays Laguna Hills (3-10) on April 18.

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