In a year where OC lacrosse has several talented attackmen, a few stand out. 2018 OC Player of the year Kevin Groeninger of St Margret’s is having another excellent year. Tesoro’s Carson Spooner is a threat to dominate a game at anytime and just joined the 300-point club. Tyler Krauss of #3 ranked Yorba Linda was averaging 5 points a game prior to injury.
But for pure depth, the Trabuco Hills Trabuco Hills trio of AJ Switzer, Holden Evans and Jared Friesen is tough to beat. The three seniors captains have been together for four years now and are really clicking as Coach Eric Bassett‘s heads into the final stretch of the season.
Switzer, Evans, and Friesen were outstanding against Corona del Mar to say the least with a combined 16 points in the 12-6 win for the #2 Mustangs. Switzer had two goals and six assists in a big-time game. Evans had five goals with some crafty play and high lacrosse IQ and Freisen added one. Evans just passed 300 points in his career as well.
Switzer and Evans will attend Colorado Mesa, while Freisen is heading to Ohio Wesleyan to play for the Battling Bishops.
“I’m glad they’re being recognized, I’ve been talking about them for 3 years, now their play is doing the talking” stated Coach Bassett now in his 4th year at the helm at Trabuco.
Don’t be surprised if there’s a new squad in this years final 4, these boys can play!
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