Orange County teams completed pool play at the Adrenaline Challenge with an impressive combined record of 15-8-1, and five of the eight OC teams advancing to the playoff rounds. Leading the way were the four OC Kings high school age teams with a combined 0-2 record.
The OC Kings 2015 completed pool play undefeated with a 3-0 record. The 2015s beat Force LC Select Black (Scottsdale, AZ) 12-0, Project Missouri 8-5, and Goon Alpha Elite 11-9 to earn the No. 3 seed in the ADRLN Elite Division. They will face the No. 6 seed, Factory Select 2015/2016 (Los Angeles), at 9:30 this morning.
BUKU Lacrosse struggled in the ADRLN Elite Division, going winless. They will play challenge matches against Vegas Starz Elite Black at 8:00 am and Alpha Elite (San Diego) at 10:00 AM today.
The OC Kings 2016 also completed pool play undefeated with a 3-0 record. The 2016s beat American Revolution (Pittsburgh, PA) 9-8, Burnaby Mountain Selects (British Columbia) 12-3, and Team Utah Starz 6-2 to earn the No. 5 seed in the Gatorade Elite Division. They will face the No. 4 seed, Blue Chip National Team 2016/17 (Nor Cal) at 10:00 this morning.
The OC Kings 2017 were edged out of a playoff spot in the Machine High School Division. The 2017s started strong with a 6-4 win over Force Recon (Scottsdale, AZ) on Friday, but were on the short end of one-goal nail biters against ADVNC 2017 (NorCal) and Jr. Black Rhinos (Portland, OR) on Saturday. They will play challenge matches against two different Goon (Los Angeles) teams at 8:30 AM and 1:00 PM.
The OC Kings 2018, who won the Adrenaline Las Vegas tournament in December, were the third OC Kings team to go undefeated in pool play. Picking up right where they left off in Vegas, the 2018s defeated SAC ADVNC (Sacramento) 8-6, Minnesota Chill 15-3, and Mustang Starz (British Columbia) 11-6 to earn the No. 4 seed in the Maverik High School Division. They will kickoff the playoffs with an 8:00 a.m. match against the No. 5 seed, American Revolution (Pittsburgh, PA).
The OC Kings U-15 went 1-1-1 in pool play to earn the No. 6 seed in their division. They defeated Chaos (TX) 11-8, tied ADVNC (Nor Cal) 4-4, and lost to Booth 2019 Orange (Nor Cal) 8-7. The OC Kings U-15 will play the No. 3 seed, Seattle Starz U15 Navy Elite at 9:00 this morning.
The OC Kings U-13 went 2-1 in pool play. They defeated the Santa Monica Dragons 6-5 and Rhino Blue U13 (Portland, OR) 9-7 before getting edged by Alpha U-13 (San Diego) 7-6. They will play Factory Select (Los Angeles) at 10:30 this morning.
Last but not least, OC Crush enters the Strife U-11 playoffs with a 2-1 record. They defeated Booth Indians 2022 (Nor Cal) 13-4 and Crusaders 2022 9-2. They will get a chance to avenge the only blemish on their record when they play a rematch against the Santa Monica Dragons at 8:30 AM.