No. 6 Beach Goes Unbeaten At Inland Empire Classic
Long Beach State moves to 5-1 on the season with two wins at Inland Empire Classic.
Redlands, Calif. -- No. 6 Long Beach State kept up its solid play to start the season going unbeaten at the Inland Empire Classic Saturday.
LBSU (5-1) capped off the day defeating No. 20 Pomona-Pitzer, 13-8.
The Beach took the lead and didn't look back outscoring Pomona-Pitzer 4-2 to take a 6-4 lead at halftime. Chandler Kaltenbach led the way with two goals, while Fujioka and Nemanja Bakic each scored one.
Chandler Kaltenbach got the Beach going in the fourth quarter as LBSU outscored the Sagehens 4-3. The Beach got goals from Stewart, and two goals from Holden to bring his total to four.
In the opening game against host Redlands, the Beach (5-1) beat the Bulldogs 18-2.
The team's offense slowed down a little bit in the second quarter, but the defense continued to shutout Redlands to take an 8-0 lead at halftime. Keegan Wicken scored his first goal and Lynde scored his second.
In the third quarter, Bakic kept the Beach's offense going with two goals to bring his total to three. Stewart, Luke Ritter and Mitchell Holden also scored to give LBSU a 13-0 lead heading to the fourth quarter.
No. 6 Long Beach State -- 6, 2, 5, 5 | 18
Redlands -- 0, 0, 0, 2 | 0
Wicken 3, Bakic 3, Lynde 2, Stewart 2, T. Kaltenbach 1, C. Kaltenbach 1, Cusator 1, Griffin 1, Ritter 1, Holden 1, Fujioka 1, Telegdy 1
No. 6 Long Beach State -- 2, 4, 3, 4 | 13
No. 20 Pomona-Pitzer -- 2, 2, 1, 3 | 8
Holden 4, C. Kaltenbach 3, Stewart 3, Fujioka 2, Bakic 1
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