Squads from Team 12 won three boys division championships and took second in another division at last weekend’s Santa Barbara Fall Showdown, including a tight elite-division title-game win over OC Crush.
Team 12 Stars defeated OC Crush 9-8 to claim the championship of the Boys HS Black (Elite-AAA) division. In pool play Saturday, Crush had beaten Team 12 Stars 9-7. Crush won the pool at 4-0, with Team 12 Stars second at 3-1. Finishing 1-2 in the pool advanced the two clubs directly to the championship game.
The Team 12 Stars roster featured players from San Diego, Orange County and the LA area:
No. Athlete 2 Taylor Fialkowski 4 Bretton Kruger 5 Gaige Kruger 12 Logan Beck 12 Keaton Thurmond 17 Joseph Adams 18 Connor Kuhl 21 Cole Houck 23 Connor West 24 J. Drew Janowicz 28 Jon Witthoft 43 Nick Whittall 44 Jake Brophy 46 Zamon Williams 49 Maxwell Kim 50 Harrison Woo 55 Ryan Sigal 61 Grant Koopman 99 Mitchell Myers OO Nicholas DeMaio
Step Brothers, a team consisting of players from NorCal neighboring schools Monte Vista (Danville) and De La Salle (Concord), defeated Santa Barbara-based Gauchos Select Yellow 6-5 in the Elite third-place game.
Below are brief summaries of the rest of the boys divisions:
Boys HS Blue (Varsity-AA)
Champion: Factory Select HS Elite
Factory Select needed two overtimes to claim the championship 7-6 over Dragons HS Elite 2018/2019. Factory and Dragons each went 3-0 in pool play, and Factory beat Buku Varsity 7-2 in one semifinal, while Dragons beat LA Cobras 6-4 in the other. Cobras took third place, beating Buku 6-4. Full division results
Boys HS Red (Varsity/JV-A)
Champion: Royals BV
Royals BV out of Santa Barbara claimed a 5-4 win over Team 12 Stripes in the title game, finishing the tournament 5-0. Royals BV went 3-0 in pool play, including a 6-4 win over Team 12 Stripes, then beat Culver city 12-1 in the semifinals before beating Team 12 Stripes a second time for the title. Full division results
Boys HS White (JV) Mountain
Champion: Team 12 Pride
Team 12 Pride went 5-0 to claim the division title, including a 4-0 pool-play record in which it allowed only 10 goals and a 4-1 win over Slingshot in the championship game. Full division results
Boys HS White (JV) Ocean
Champion: Team NorCal Boys 2021
Team NorCal Boys 2021 swept through pool play with a 4-0 record and a plus-20 goal differential, then posted a 4-2 win over Empire Lacrosse 2020/2021 in the division title game. Full division results
— T12 Lacrosse (@T12Lacrosse) October 16, 2017
Champion: Team 12 MS
Team 12 MS blitzed through pool play with a 37-3 goal-differential, then dispatched Culver City Colts 22/23 by a 14-2 score in the semifinals and edged OC Crush 5-3 in the title game. Crush also went 3-0 in pool play, posting a 38-4 goal-differential, then narrowly beat Dragons 7/8 7-6 in the semifinals.
Dragons 7/8, which also went 3-0 in pool play, then beat Culver City Colts 22/23 9-4 in the third-place game. Full division results
Champion: Team NorCal Boys 12U Gold
Team NorCal 12U Gold went 4-0 in pool play, including a 6-2 win over Dragons 5/6, then posted a 6-4 win over Dragons in the title game on Sunday.
Boys 2026/27 (8v8)
Champion: Team NorCal Boys 10U Gold
Playing a modified 8-on-8 game, Team NorCal Boys 10U Gold went 4-0 in pool play, including a 13-8 win over South Bay Select 2026-2027 in Saturday morning’s opener. That was South Bay’s only loss, as it won its next three games to finish 3-1 in the tournament. Full division results