Four Goals in 27 Seconds

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SMES

St. Margaret’s Episcopal School at it again. This Southern California team had a great season playing an explosive brand of ball.

Just a few weeks ago, St. Mararet’s faced off against Corona Del Mar in the Orange County high school boys lacrosse championship. At one point, SMES landed four goals in just 69 seconds and that put the game away. This was cool news in the local lacrosse community and was even covered locally by OCVarsity.com.

Call me crazy, but as a coach, hearing about SMES coming up big at such a clutch moment makes one wonder if they practiced it. Sure enough, the team hadn’t just practiced it, they’d already set their personal best two weeks earlier when they defeated JSerra Catholic for the Trinity League Championship by scoring four goals in 27 seconds.

Undefeated in league play, St. Margaret’s went on to win the US Lacrosse Orange County and CIF Southern Section Championships. Talk about an unforgettable season! I bet, for the rest of their lives – no matter how old they get – whenever those players see each other and reminisce on the 2013 season, they’ll do it with pride and a grin from ear to ear.

For more Southern California lacrosse news and information, visit Southland Lax at Southland.LaxAllStars.com.

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Jeff Brunelle
Founder of Lacrosse All Stars. A West Coast native and product of the MCLA, I moved back East after college where I truly fell in love with the game. I've dedicated my career to LaxAllStars since 2010, and I wouldn't have it any other way. I now live in my hometown of Boise, Idaho, with my wife Zoë, two dogs, and a baby girl expected to arrive around Championship Weekend this May. I'm a technologist at heart, I'm not into snow or the month of January, and one time I kind of stole a football from Gary Gait. Life is crazy busy, but it's worth it when you get to immerse yourself in the medicine of lacrosse every day. We are on a mission to Grow The Game® on a global scale by empowering storytelling by players, for players, and bridging the gap between lacrosse and the mainstream.

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