West Coast FCA closed out the UP Lax Fall Shootout with victories over Tri-State Green of New Jersey and Severn School of Maryland to bring their record to 5-0-1 on the weekend. Stone Sims (San Clemente), Chandler Rendl (Foothill), Garrett Parsons (Santa Margarita), Ravi Dhouni (Santa Margarita, and goalie Gunner Garn (JSerra) anchored a staunch defense that improved with each game over the weekend, and allowed only four goals over the final two games.
Unselfish play was the theme of the day for the offense in the two final wins as seven different players chipped in with goals. Hunter Edington (St. Margaret’s), Brendan Lynch (JSerra), Nate Marano (Foothill), Peyton Garrett (San Clemente; three goals), Austin Ekeroth (Rancho Bernardo), and Austin Kowalski (Huntington Beach) scored in the 8-1 victory over Tri-State. Ekeroth, Edington, Kowalski (two goals), and Austin Streeter (San Clemente) all scored in the 6-3 win over Severn in the finale.