Having just come together a week prior and with only three practices under their belt, the Sunset Select 2020 Team finished second in America’s Finest Rivalry Lacrosse Tournament in San Diego this past weekend, going 5-1. The Sunset Select Team invited all 2018/19 Sunset League high schools to join and had players from Los Alamitos, Huntington Beach, Edison and Newport Harbor comprise this inaugural team.
Sunset Select’s only loss of the weekend came when they were edged 5-3 by the SoCal Bulls in Sunday’s championship game. SoCal Bulls is comprised of players from La Costa Canyon, Torrey Pines and other San Diego County schools.
Earlier that day, in the semifinals, Sunset Select beat Seattle Starz 7-4 and in the quarterfinals, beat The Animals 8-0.
On Saturday, Sunset Select won its pool by going 3-0, as they beat Vegas Stars 11-2 and followed that up by beating LaxDawgs 12-2. Sunset Select closed out pool play beating RC Elite’s 2020 team 7-4.
– Mark Todd contributed to this story.