Marmonte League champion Thousand Oaks and US Lacrosse LA semifinalist Agoura each had two players selected among six 2017 Ventura All-Americans announced this week by the area coaches.
Seniors Will Dutton and Zac Asbury of Thousand Oaks and seniors Marty Shargel and Taylor Dankenbring of Agoura joined West Ranch senior Teo Domic and Oak Park sophomore Tyler Bradbury as US Lacrosse All-Americans.
Bradbury, the only underclassman among the six honorees, scored 55 goals and had 41 assists for the Eagles last spring.
The five seniors all are committed to playing lacrosse in college next season, Dutton at Westminster, Asbury at Southwestern, Shargel at Onondaga CC, Dankenbring at Providence and Domic at St. Joseph’s.
Senior defender Parker Nolan of Royal and junior midfielder Justin Lehman of San Marcos earned All-Academic accolades. Agoura’s Sean Lindsay was named Coach of the Year after guiding the Chargers to the LA semifinals, and Oak Park’s Bob Bjerkaas was named Assistant Coach of the Year.
Veteran official Brad Glenn was named US Lacrosse Man of the Year for the Ventura area.
2017 Ventura All-Americans
Will Dutton, senior midfielder, Thousand Oaks
Zac Asbury, senior midfielder, Thousand Oaks
Marty Shargel, senior midfielder, Agoura
Taylor Dankenbring, senior defender, Agoura
Tyler Bradbury, sophomore attack, Oak Park
Teo Dominic, senior midfielder, West Ranch
Coach of the Year
Sean Lindsay, Agoura
Assistant Coach of the Year
Bob Bjerkaas, Oak Park
Man of the Year