Buchman, DeMaio Pace Under Armour West

 (Coronado) dished out nine assists and  (Santa Margarita) scored five goals to lead the Under Armour West Highlight team to a 2-0 record after the first day of play.  Demaio is the leading assistant thus far – no other player has more than three. Buchman ranks second amongst all Day 1 goal scorers.

The West began the event with a statement 17-4 win over Upstate New York.  Southern Californians helping with offensive output included Demaio (1a), Buchman (2g),  (Beckman; 1a), (; 1g), and  (Bishop’s 2g). ’  had three saves between the pipes. 

In game two, the West needed every single one of Demaio’s eight assists to scratch out the 10-9 win over the South.  Buchman notched a hat trick and (Foothill) found the back of the net twice.  Long poles Cheng (1g) and (Servite; 1a) displayed their versatility by helping out on offense. Fraboni had one save.

Pool play continues today with games against Baltimore (2-0) at 11:30 eastern and New England (1-1) at 2:00 pm eastern.

Under Armour West Highlight Team

Name High School Position
Topher Bligh St. Ignatius Attack
Santa Margarita Midfield
Beckman LSM
Jack Crockett Sacred Heart Prep Attack
Bishops Midfield
Coronado Attack
Torrey Pines Defense
Torrey Pines LSM
Torrey Pines Goalie
Foothill Attack
Torrey Pines Midfield
Torrey Pines Face-off
Sam Handley Jesuit Portland Attack
Loyola Face-off
Brody LaPorte Menlo School LSM
Bernhardt Pederson Park City High School Attack
George Pike Avon Old Farms Midfield
Mark Rakowski Lawrenceville Defense
Torrey Pines Midfield
Servite Defense
Jack Schlendorf Oregon Episcopal Goalie
Alex Slusher Oregon Epispical Attack