212 Select edged 3d San Diego 12-11 to claim the boys’ 2017/18 championship at the Oceanside Hustle on Sunday. A quintet of Orange County players played key roles in helping the Utah-based 212 Select to their championship. Shawn Rodriguez (Dana Hills), Quentin Buchman (Santa Margarita), David Howren (San Clemente), Dalton Rach (Foothill) and Omeed Farhadi (San Clemente).
212 Select stormed through the tournament undefeated, outscoring their competition 30-9 in the three pool-play games on Saturday. After a convincing 13-5 win over 3d Oregon in the semi-finals, they met up with 3d San Diego in the championship game.