DH Lax Takes Elite Division Crown in Sacramento

DH LaxLast weekend Team DH Lax traveled to the state capitol to play in Sacramento’s inaugural LXM-ATS event. Loaded with a roster that was top heavy with some of the best high school players in Orange County, DH captured the Elite A division crown by handily defeating Brady’s Bunch 12-4 in the championship game. The championship game turned out to be a rematch of the first game of the tournament, and DH proved to be too much in both games. DH set the tone on Saturday morning defeating Brady’s 14-1 in the Saturday morning opener. Team DH dominated the competition throughout the tournament, going 5-0 as their offense powered their way to an average of over 12 goals per game while a stingy defense allowed only 10 goals in the tournament. With head coach off doing duty on the east for , DH was ably led by the coaching staff of Sam Bradmen, Andrew Casimir and Dan Mannix. The coaching trio worked overtime for the weekend by also participating in Saturday night’s LXM Pro game. Sam Bradmen was named the MVP of the game and Dan Mannix coached Team STX to the win.

The DH Roster had 10 Division 1 committed players. Orange County was represented by players from JSerra, Santa Margarita and San Clemente high schools. Players from Bishops School in San Diego, Brophy Prep in Arizona, and Juan Diego Catholic High School and Bountiful High School in
rounded out the team. The team roster is below.

  • , Jserra Catholic (2015), Midfield
  • , Jserra Catholic (2016), LSM/Defense, Committed –
  • , JSerra Catholic (2016), Midfield
  • , Santa Margarita Catholic (2014), LSM/Defense
  • Chaz Dotson, Jserra Catholic (2015), Defense, Committed – Hofstra
  • , Jserra Catholic (2014), Goalie
  • , Jserra Catholic (2014), Midfield, Committed – Hofstra
  • Carter Mannix, Juan Diego Catholic (2014), Defense
  • Brad Nordstorm, Brophy Prep (2014), Goalie, Committed – Fairfield
  • , Jserra Catholic (2015), Attack/Midfield
  • , Santa Margarita Catholic (2014), Attack/Midfield, Committed –
  • , Jserra Catholic (2015), Midfield
  • Wesley Schuler, Santa Margarita Catholic (2014), Midfield, Committed- Manhattan College
  • Austin Shackleford, Jserra Catholic (2016), Midfield/Face Off
  • , San Clemente (2014), Midfield, Committed – Bellarmine
  • Max Thiele, Bishop’s School (2014), Defense, Committed – Drexel
  • Jace Thomas, Bountiful High School (2014), Face Off/Midfield, Committed – Air Force
  • , Jserra Catholic (2015), Attack, Committed – Hofstra
  • Collin Zines, San Clemente (2014), Midfield