Young Scorers Carry Palisades Past El Segundo

Sophomore Macchio Rissone and freshman Jack O’Rourke each scored five goals, and sophomore Jake Takakjian scored four as visiting Palisades held off El Segundo for a 15-12 victory Saturday.

Palisades (3-0) was voted No. 16 in the preseason coaches poll. El Segundo (1-1) was voted No. 18.

Dolphins goalie Spencer Au, who finished with 10 saves, shut out the high-scoring Eagles in the fourth period, enabling Palisades to turn a 12-12 deadlock into a three-goal win.

Junior Cory Lund and freshman Lukas Roscoe each scored five goals for El Segundo, while sophomore Christian Martin had a goal and two assists.

With El Segundo sophomore faceoff middie Devin Bonney out with a knee injury, the Eagles struggled to gain possession. Palisades capitalized on an 18-10 advantage at the dot to build a 7-5 lead after one quarter and 8-6 at halftime.

The Eagles managed to tie it 12-12 heading into the final period, but the Dolphins pulled away.

Junior goalie Alex Nolan made 15 saves for El Segundo.

Information supplied by El Segundo Lacrosse.

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