HS Lacrosse: Murrieta Mesa Defeats Vista Murrieta 17-1 in the Opening Round of the Inland Empire Championships

Sarah Watts & Carcie Chappell Scored 3 Goals Each to Lead the Rams

Murrieta Mesa defeated Vista Murrieta in the opening round of the Inland Empire Championships. The Rams won convincingly, jumping out to a half time score of 11-1 and costed to a final score victory of 17-1. This was the first playoff game in both school’s history.

Murrieta Mesa scored early with their first goal. Vista Murrieta bounced back quickly to tie the game 1-1. The Ram defense toughened and that would be the last goal for the Broncos.

Sarah Watts and Carcie Chappell led the Rams offense Friday night. The seniors both score three goals for Murrieta Mesa.

Lexie Hamilton was named player of the game. The freshmen played low defense and used her speed when possessing the ball. Hamilton carried the ball 100 yards and scored two times. There were 11 different Rams scored last night.

n other playoff games, Chaparral defeated Murrieta Valley12-10, Great Oak trounced Hemet 18-5 and Temecula Valley beat Centennial 16-4 .

Great Oak will be playing at Chaparral on 7pm Tuesday .

The Rams next game is Tuesday night at 6:00pm. It will be played at Murrieta Mesa against Temecula Valley. It will be the Semifinal game of the Inland Empire Championship.