Newport Harbor 6, Fountain Valley 1
FOUNTAIN VALLEY — The Sailors trailed, 1-0, in the first eight minutes, but responded with six unanswered goals for the Sunset League win at Fountain Valley High.
Jordan Blanchfield had one goal and two assists. Alex Palmer had two assists.
Daniela Vazquez, Cameron Dewan, Riley Flanagan, Elizabeth Muenchow and Sophie Templin scored one goal each, while Emily Contant and Caroline Gels had one assist each for Newport Harbor (11-2, 2-0 in league).
Goalie Erika Nilsson had two saves in the second half.
Corona del Mar 17, Irvine 1
Shelby Anderson and Elena Fish combined to earn a "triple bagel" in the Sea Kings' Pacific Coast League opener on Thursday at home.
Anderson and Fish won, 6-0, 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 singles. Seniors Lily Goddard and Karina Ryabokonova won three out of four sets at Nos. 2 and 3 singles.
In doubles, seniors Gigi Gill and Robin Caston, as well as Kimmia Naaseh and Ashley Kayl, each won twice, as did senior Jamie Adamson and sophomore Paige Kenerson.
CdM (6-1), ranked No. 4 in CIF Southern Section Division 1, plays at Woodbridge on Tuesday.
Los Alamitos 14, Newport Harbor 4
LOS ALAMITOS — Senior Kate Knight won twice in singles for the Sailors in their Sunset League opener Thursday at Los Alamitos High.
Sophomores Kendall Cosenza and Anna Burke also won twice at No. 1 doubles for Newport Harbor (6-7) against Los Al, the defending league champion. Prior to last year, Newport Harbor had won four straight league titles.
Newport Harbor Coach Kristen Case said her team lost four 6-4 sets, a 7-5 set and a 7-6 set. She said her players are excited to play Los Al again in the second round of league, which will be Oct. 15 at home.
The Sailors play host to Marina on Tuesday.