Tenacious Triton defense applied pressure early and often, limiting Los Al’s scoring opportunities. On the other side of the field, crisp ball movement led to an SC scoring barrage. Los Al was held scoreless until the middle of the third quarter; at which point the Tritons were up 12-1.
Final score San Clemente 14, Los Alamitos 4.
The Triton D was led by Caleb Bozarth with 7 ground balls and Ryan Crawford (Whittier) with 4. Goalie Austin Boyer (Cleveland State) came up with 6 saves. Nine different Tritons lit up the scoreboard: Matt Keany (5G, 1A), Nick Lemus (Air Force, 4A), David Howren (1G, 1A), Branden Wilson (2G), Josh Sanchez (1G, 1A), Sander Lush (1G), Caleb Bozarth (1g) Omeed Farhadi (1G) and Austin Nix (1G).
Los Al was led by Matt Farnelli, Andy Barnett, Joey Winemann and Jordan Sickler with one goal each. Barnett also had an assist. Goalie Tommy Leone came through with 9 saves.