L.A. Lacrosse Coaches Poll: Who Is Preseason No. 1?

MaxLaxLA, in cooperation with the Los Angeles chapter of U.S. Lacrosse, invited all coaches from CIF-sanctioned, boys high school lacrosse programs to participate in a weekly coaches poll to rank the Top 20 varsity teams in the L.A. division of the Southern Section.

The poll will be conducted weekly throughout the season, with updated results posted on Mondays.

Below are the results of the presason poll, in which 18 coaches cast ballots. Teams are listed with last year’s overall record and number of first-place votes in parentheses.

1. Palos Verdes (13-9) (17 first-place votes)
2. Loyola (15-5) (1)
3. Harvard Westlake (13-5)
4. Oak Park (15-6)
5. Crespi (11-6)
6. Newbury Park (16-4)
7. Peninsula (11-5)
8. Thousand Oaks (14-3)
9. Westlake (14-4)
10. Redondo Union (8-8)
11. Mira Costa (7-8)
12. Agoura (8-9)
13. Oaks Christian (8-7)
14. Culver City (11-8)
15. Malibu (6-8)
16. Chaminade Prep (9-10)
17. Brentwood (3-10)
18. Palisades Charter (11-7)
19. West Ranch (11-4)
20. El Segundo (5-6)