Game Recap – Yorba Linda 04/02/14
Newport Harbor 12 – Yorba Linda 11
Newport charged out of the gates with three goals in five minutes, but Yorba rallied back immediately, scoring four in the next ten. After a 5-5 halftime, the teams exchanged blows for another 25 minutes. At the horn, the Sailors were the team on top, 12-11. The Mustangs’ senior captain Ashlynn Braithwaite performed phenomenally, adding six goals and an assist to her season total eleven points against NHHS. But Daniela Vazquez and Alex Palmer gave the edge to the Tars. Vazquez scored three clutch goals in the second half, two of which gave her visiting Sailors temporary leads; she finished the game with two ground balls and a caused turnover. Palmer added her two cents in the form of four goals, five ground balls, a draw control, and two forced turnovers.
Newport Harbor 11 – Yorba Linda 1