Coming out of the first half, Redwood sought to regain momentum and take the lead. However, despite their efforts, Jesuit scored early in the third quarter, making the score 2-1 in favor of Jesuit. In an attempt to even out the scoreboard, senior Lucas Wong quickly responded with a goal to tie the game back up 2-2.
With little time left in the third quarter, both teams kept a strong defense, but Jesuit scored yet another goal to make the score 3-2. Although Jesuit took the lead going into the fourth quarter, Stockton, along with other defensemen such as junior Alex Kraaijvanger and senior Jack Parsons, continued to fend off countless shots and close-calls. According to Kraaijvanger, through a combination of composure and strategy, the defense was able to protect the goal and get the ball to the offense.