The Los Alamitos boys’ and girls’ lacrosse teams have released their schedules for the 2017 season.
The boys open up their season on Tuesday February 28 at home against Thousand Oaks at 6 p.m. The Griffins’ Sunset League opener is Wednesday March 22 at home against Marina at 6 p.m.
Other big games for the Griffins include Corona Del Mar at home on Saturday, March 4 at noon, and the annual showdowns with league rival Newport Harbor at home on Wednesday, April 5 and at Newport Harbor Friday, April 28. Both games start at 7 p.m. Corona del Mar won the County championship in 2016. Newport Harbor has claimed the last two Sunset League championships.
For the girls, their first game of the season is on Thursday, March 2 at Esperanza at 5:30 p.m., while their first home game is Tuesday, March 7 against Corona Del Mar at 5:30 p.m.
The lady Griffins also play at County sem-finalists Newport Harbor on Tuesday April 4 at 6:30 p.m and Beckman at home on Thursday April 6 at 6:30 p.m. Beckman was the team that knocked Los Alamitos out of the U.S. Girls Lacrosse Southern Section playoffs last season by a score of 16-14, leaving the lady Griffins with a 5-8 season.
Last year, the boys finished 9-7 overall and 5-3 in the Sunset League, good enough for second place in the league. The Griffins lost to San Clemente 14-4 in the first round of the U.S. Boys Lacrosse Southern Section playoffs.
For the full schedule on both teams, go to www.losalamitoslacrosse.com