Oilers rebound after loss

Lacrosse team loses first game of season to Los Alamitos, but follows it up with 14-2 win over Marina on Friday.

April 20, 2011|By Mike Sciacca,
  • Marina's Nick Dallas, left, and Huntington Beach's Grant Lowman fight for the ball during Friday's game at Huntington Beach High School.
Marina's Nick Dallas, left, and Huntington Beach's… (KENT TREPTOW, HB…)

The Huntington Beach High lacrosse team bounced back from its first loss of the season to score a 14-2 victory over visiting Marina on Friday at Cap Sheue Field.

Sophomore attackman Taylor Refice of the Oilers led all scorers with five goals. Senior attackmen Jace Gan and AJ Schaffner each had two goals and senior midfielder Steven Koressel had a goal and three assists. Sophomore defenseman Anders Davis and midfielders Carsten Beith, Jarrett Rodenas and Geoffrey Lunsk all scored once. And sophomore attackman Alex Kowalski had two assists. Goalies Trevor Jackson (four) and David Mastro (three) combined for seven saves.

Two days earlier, Huntington, which began the season 10-0, was handed its first loss by Los Alamitos, 6-5. Schaffner, Koressel and Refice had two goals each, Gan two assists and Jackson seven saves.



The Edison girls won a division championship and the Charger boys were third in their division Saturday at the Mt. SAC Invitational at Walnut.


The girls' 200 medley relay team of junior Ellie Morrissey, sophomore Kylie Boyce and seniors Tori Smith and Nicole Boyce, set a meet record time at 1:49.44. In other girls' events: Allie Gillespie (1:52.87) and Nicole Boyce (1:54.03) finished 1-2 in the 200 free; Morrissey (57.05, county leader) was fourth in the 100 butterfly; Gillespie was first (52.39) and Nicole Boyce third (53.66) in the 100 free; Morrissey was third (2:06.31), Kylie Boyce fourth (2:06.76) and freshman Devin Newton fifth (2:07.06) in the 200 individual medley; Newton (58.23) tied Stanford-bound and U.S. National Team water polo player, Kylie Nueshul, for first in the 100 backstroke, and Kylie Boyce was second (1:05.47) and Sarah Moss was sixth (1:06.65) in the 100 breaststroke.

Edison won the girls' competition with 752 points. Dos Pueblos was next at 623 points.

In boys' action, Edison (522 points) finished third behind Damien (548) and Crescenta Valley (539). Key swims turned in by the Chargers included: Princeton-bound Michael Hauss (1:41.55, county leader) in the 200 free; junior Brent Bazzell (22.43) was fifth, senior Brian Ely (22.77( was seventh) and senior Brett Maus (22.90) was ninth and all three were finalists in the 50 free; Hauss was third (47.42) and Bazzell seventh (48.69) in the 100 free, and junior Tony Morelli was fifth (4:48.93) in the 500 free.

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