Cate’s girls lacrosse team became the first to defeat Palisades Charter this season, holding off a second-half rally in a 15-11 non-league decision.
Palisades outscored the Rams 6-4 in the second half but could not dig themselves from a 11-5 halftime deficit.
It was a battle of unbeatens, as Cate improves to 7-0 on the season.
Alexis Hill racked up eight goals and nine draw controls for Cate, which also used five scores and two assists from Annie Weis. Lanea Pearson and Sydney Read added goals for Cate.
Goalkeeper Yansy Salmeron collected 10 saves for Cate, which plays again on Friday vs. Palos Verdes.