Determined to make a jubilant return to the promised land, the Knights of Foothill High School are ready for battle once again as they embark on their 2018 campaign.
In a 2017 season that saw them go on a magical playoff run after a 10-10 regular season, the Knights won the Orange County title but lost 13-4 to a seasoned Loyola team in the Southern Section finals. They finished with a 14-11 overall record but won’t soon forget the drubbing by Loyola.
Entering 2018, it’s safe to say Foothill will use that loss as motivation in its quest to recapture the section crown it last won in 2014 — before any current Knights were in high school.
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Seniors Quentin Buchman (Santa Margarita), Justin Cheng (Beckman), and Ellis Geis(Foothill) were among the first wave of 10 boys’ lacrosse players to be named 2018 ADRLN All Americans. ADRLN announced in an email that they will be releasing ten new All Americans each month.
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The OC Crush, with it’s entire roster (minus one) hailing from Foothill High School, won a tough battle against a tenacious Team 12 squad to claim the Santa Barbara Showdown High School Elite championship. Crush looked good on Saturday edging out NinjaLax Elite, Gaucho Select Blue, and San Clemente Sharks Elite to end pool play 3-0. On Sunday, Crush defeated Factory HS Elite 8-6 to secure a spot in the championship. At the end of the first half of the final game, Crush found themselves down by 3 goals but fought back to send it to overtime in the last seconds. Team 12 had the first SOG in OT, but Austin Mann saved it, and in the end, Cole Falbo assisted Ryan Foy with the championship-winning goal.
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Held at the all new US lacrosse headquarters in Sparks, MD, the Princeton Tigers Mens lacrosse team took on the Denver Pioneers in a fall scrimmage to honor the current DU head coach and former Princeton coach, Bill Tierney. Check out highlights from all the action with Lax.com!
Foothill junior Michael Logan has verbally committed to play NCAA Division 2 lacrosse at Colorado State University-Pueblo. The Thunderwolves compete in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference against Colorado Mesa, Westminster, Rockhurst and Adams State. They finished 2016 with a 3-11 record.
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You can tell lax season is almost hear because all the preseason polls are coming out. The Under Armour/Inside Lacrosse Poll has Varsity as #6 in the West. See more at link below.
Cameron Stone was elected captain and is playing his final season at JC The Kinights of Baltimore-Essex CC before heading to D1 Mt. St. Mary's next year. Essex is #3 in preseason rankings.
The final Nike/US Lacrosse poll was published and Foothill remained #1 in the West. Additionally the writters honored the outstanding season Nate Marano had by naming him player of the year in the West. You can find the article here
Additionally, Foothill was named the number 6 public school lacrosse team in the country by Warrior/Top Recruits.com. You can find that story here