Santa Margarita Opens NorCal Trip with Win over Amador Valley

The No. 4 Santa Margarita Eagles (4-3) began their Northern California trip with a convincing 12-6 win over Amador Valley (6-5).  This game featured the return of the Eagles midfielders Quentin Buchman and Michael Walsh.

Walsh (4G) and Buchman (3G) wasted no time in their respective return to the field. Tyler Wrightson (1G, 3A) and Nicholas Parrino (3G) were both major contributors offensively as well.   Jack Allender (2A), Connor Carlson (1G), Connor Kentros (1A), and Robert Colley (1A) rounded out the scoring tally for the Eagles.

Kai Solomon led the team’s defensive outing with three caused turnovers, and was also successful in three of four faceoff attempts. Ryan Olsker had 10 saves between the pipes.

The Eagles continue their NorCal trip tonight against Bellarmine Prep (3-5).

Brandon Ross
Brandon Ross is a Digital Reporter/Editor for, entering his third year with the company. His experience in Sports Journalism began in 2014 where he served as a staff writer for Orange Coast College's Coast Report, mostly covering Sports. In the Spring of 2016, he moved onto The Daily Titan as an assistant sports editor, covering Division One College Basketball, Baseball, and Softball. He also served as The Daily Titan's "second in command" as the paper's Managing Editor, covering a variety of school and local news as well as help guide a young staff in an election season. During his spare time, he loves to travel and spend time with loved ones. For tips, please email Brandon at