Torrey Pines defeats La Costa Canyon, retains No. 1 spot

This past week was a success for Torrey Pines, as the Falcons defeated both Poway and rival La Costa Canyon, to continue their six-game winning streak and remain at the No. 1 spot of this week’s MaxLaxSD coaches poll.

Torrey Pines (14-1) was able to withstand then-No. 3 Poway (7-8) with a final score of 8-6, and concluded the week with a thrilling, 12-8 road victory over La Costa Canyon (13-2).  Attackmen Blake Erlbeck had much to do with the Falcons past two victories, as the sophomore scored a total of seven goals in the two games, including five against LCC.

The win over LCC marks the second straight year in which the Falcons have bested the Mavericks, and Torrey Pines will look to continue their season-long success as they conclude their regular season campaign against Coronado (13-3) this Friday, May 4th.

As for the remainder of the poll, San Marcos (13-4) moved up four spots to now sit at No. 4 in this week’s coaches poll.  The Knights have won five out of their last six games and during that span have won by average of 13 goals; including a decisive, 12-3 victory over No. 7 Rancho Bernardo (12-7).

Furthermore, Poway dropped two spots to No. 5 after losing their last two games, and Coronado, in the midst of an eight-game winning streak, moved up to No. 3.

Below are the complete results of the week six MaxLaxSD coaches poll:

  1. Torrey Pines
  2. La Costa Canyon
  3. Coronado
  4. San Marcos
  5. Poway
  6. Westview
  7. Rancho Bernardo
  8. Bishop’s
  9. Cathedral Catholic
  10. La Jolla