High School Roundup: Top-seeded CdM boys' lacrosse opens playoffs with win

April 30, 2013


Corona del Mar 16, Dana Hills 5

CORONA DEL MAR — Senior Casey Mix had four goals and three assists to lead the top-seeded Sea Kings in the first round of the U.S. Lacrosse Southern Section South Division playoffs.

Senior Todd Kitzens had two goals and three assists and senior Chris Von Der Ahe had one goal, four assists and four groundballs for CdM (16-2), which plays host to Beckman on Thursday.


Sophomores Max Kline (three goals), Ben Paltiz (one goal, one assist), Sherwin Gersten (one assist), Chad Redfearn (one goal, four groundballs), Brett Greenlee (one goal) and Hoyt Crance (eight saves), as well as seniors Chase McElroy (one goal, four groundballs) and Brett Nelson (one goal, four groundballs) also contributed for the Sea Kings.



Corona del Mar def. Irvine

CORONA DEL MAR — Joey Martino had 15 kills for CdM as it closed out Pacific Coast League play with a 22-25, 25-10, 25-16, 25-21 win Tuesday night at home.

Ryan Moss, Ryan Clayton and Tommy Brooks each added 11 kills for the Sea Kings (18-9, 10-0 in league). Erik Ctvrtlik had 12 digs and Matt Ctvrtlik added 49 assists.

CdM, ranked No. 9 in CIF Southern Section Division 1, plays host to Newport Harbor in the Battle of the Bay on Friday at 6:30 p.m.


Newport Harbor def. Los Alamitos

NEWPORT BEACH — Stanford-bound senior Kevin Rakestraw had 17 kills to help lead the Sailors to a 25-20, 29-27, 25-8, 25-22 Sunset League victory on senior night Tuesday.

Peirce Ward had 14 kills and seven aces and Steven Duhoux added 40 assists for Newport Harbor (19-8, 8-2 in league), which clinched second place in league.

The Sailors play at Corona del Mar in the Battle of the Bay Friday at 6:30 p.m.



Estancia 12, Saddleback 1

SANTA ANA — Ben Beck stole five bases and went four for five with one run batted in and one run scored for the Eagles in the Orange Coast League game Tuesday.

Steven Macias improved to 5-1 after striking out six and allowing one earned run in five innings.

Jackson Letterman went two for three with two runs, an RBI and a double, while

Steven Macias (two for four, two RBIs), Eric Molina (two for two, two RBIS, one run) and Levi Stillman (two for two, two runs, one RBI) also contributed for Estancia (15-7, 8-4).

The Eagles play host to Saddleback on Friday.


Irvine 13, Corona del Mar 7

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