The top of the 2018 US Lacrosse/MaxLaxLA Preseason Coaches Poll looks an awful lot like the 2017 Final Four, with LA finalists Redondo Union No. 1 and Chaminade No. 2 followed by semifinalists Cate and Agoura.
Redondo Union received 10 first-place votes on the 12 ballots submitted, with Chaminade receiving the other two. Redondo was No. 2 on the two ballots that had the Eagles in the top spot, while Chaminade was placed second on six ballots, third on three ballots and as low as No. 6 on one ballot.
Voters had Cate rated anywhere from No. 2 to No. 8 and Agoura as high as No. 3 and as low as No. 9.
Palos Verdes filled out the Top 5, and Oak Park, Royal, Newbury Park, Crescenta Valley and Birmingham rounded out the Top 20.wpDataTable with provided ID not found!
Also receiving Top 20 votes: Westridge (4-6), Oaks Christian (2-11), Valencia (5-6), La Canada (6-8), El Segundo (4-11), Mira Costa (2-14).