High School Roundup: CdM boys' lacrosse top seed in playoffs

Defending U.S. Lacrosse Southern Section South Division champs open at home Tuesday.

April 27, 2013

The Corona del Mar High boys' lacrosse team earned the top seed in the U.S. Lacrosse Southern Section South Division playoffs and Newport Harbor a No. 13 seed.

The Sea Kings (15-2), the defending U.S. Lacrosse Southern Section South Division champions, open at home against No. 16 Dana Hills on Tuesday at 3:15 p.m. CdM is ranked No. 4 in the state by

The Sailors (6-11) play at No. 4 JSerra on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

— From staff reports



Corona del Mar 6, Ocean View 5


CORONA DEL MAR — Tyler Duncan, the winning pitcher, delivered a walk-off single that scored Brett Olson in a make-up game of the Newport Elks Tournament Saturday.

Olson led off the seventh inning with a double. Baron Schwarz singled to move Olson to third before Duncan hit the game-winning base hit.

Ryan Pierce was two for four with a stolen base. Olson went two for three with a double. Schwarz was two for four with a two-run home run and Peter Walecka was two for three with a double for CdM (7-15).

The Sea Kings play host to Irvine on Tuesday.



Newport Harbor wrapped up a solid week Saturday.

In need of three wins to secure second place in the Sunset League and qualify for the playoffs, the Sailors did just that, earning the No. 13 seed to next play at JSerra Tuesday at 6 p.m.

The Sailors finished the regular season at 6-11, 3-3 in league, taking second place on a tiebreaker after splitting the regular season with Los Alamitos. Newport Harbor played the fourth most difficult schedule in the Southern Section, according to


Newport Harbor 10, Los Alamitos 8 (Saturday)

LOS ALAMITOS — The Sailors secured second place in the Sunset League with their first win at Los Alamitos.

Riley Peterson (one assist, two takeaways, four groundballs), Chris Buchanan (one assist, two takeaways, two groundballs), Alex Fuller (two takeaways, two groundballs), and Clay Smyth scored two goals each.

Goals were also scored by Kole Escher (one assist) and Brian Team (three groundballs), while Ritter Hagadorn provided an assist, five groundballs, and a takeaway. Christian Ruelas had 15 saves and three takeaways. Andrew Craft led the defense with three takeaways and two knockdowns.


Newport Harbor 9, Marina 8 (Thursday)

WESTMINSTER — Ritter Hagadorn led the Sailors with three goals and an assist in their Sunset League win over Marina.

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