Things to Know: Santa Margarita Boys’ Lacrosse

Santa Margarita boys’ Lacrosse has been the power of the highly competitive Trinity League under the leadership of head coach Adam Guy throughout the past four seasons. Despite the rise of Mater Dei and Servite, the Eagles finished last season at 15-5 (6-0 Trinity League), their best overall record under Guy. The program currently contains around 60 players, including the addition of a new frosh/soph developmental team. Will the Eagles league dominance continue in 2018? MaxLax checked in with coach Guy as fall-ball is just around the corner.

Returning Players

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The Eagles will be returning nine starters this upcoming season:
Quentin Buchman– Midfield
Michael Walsh– Midfield
Nicholas Parrino– Midfield
Matt Ury– LSM
Jack Allender– Attack
Tyler Wrightson– Attack
Ryan Sigal– Defense
Chad Cobb– Goalie
Robert Colley– SSDM

Key Graduated Players

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Chase Lynch-FOGO
Jack Fisher-Attack
Sean Mack-Defense
Garrett Caruso-SSDM

Players to Watch/New Players

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Ryan You-Attack/Midfield: “He has worked his tail off in the offseason and is looking to make a statement his Junior year,” Guy said.
Connor Kentros– Sophomore Transfer from ETHS is a dual threat attack/midfielder with speed.
Kai Solomon– Rangy and fast freshman defenseman.

Strength of Schedule

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Santa Margarita will have a tough strength of schedule against some of the top teams in the state. Local challenges include St. Margarets, Corona del Mar, and  Foothill, the defending Orange County champion.  The Eagles will also face perennial Los Angeles powers Palos Verdes and Harvard Westlake, and travel to NorCal to face off against Amador Valley, Bellarmine Prep, and Sacred Heart Prep.

Offseason Team Building Plans

The Eagles are planning a team paintball trip for November as well as their service project “Operation Rack Pack,” where the players head to camp Pendleton to help clean and prepare barracks for soldiers returning from duty.

Brandon Ross
Brandon Ross is a Digital Reporter/Editor for Maxlaxoc.com, 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 brandonkross92@gmail.com