And the Tritons still have a lot to play for during this final week of Sea View League action. First, they can be spoilers to rival Trabuco Hills' hopes of winning its first league title since 1994. The Mustangs upset No. 9 Dana Point on Friday, so both those teams are 6-1 going into their league finales. Trabuco's is at home against San
Clemente at 7 p.m. Thursday.
The Tritons lost 51-50 to the Mustangs on January 17. But San Clemente had MVP Sam Darnold for most of that game before the junior forward broke his hand and was lost for the season.
Additionally, the varsity, which is 3-3 in league and 12-12 for the season, will be playing for seeding in next week's CIF 1AA Playoffs. The Tritons have secured third place in league and a guaranteed berth, but a couple of wins this week might help improve their seeding.
On the junior varsity level, the Tritons (17-7, 4-2) need wins over San Juan Hills at home on Tuesday and over Trabuco Hills away on Thursday to capture a share of the league championship. The team handled the all-sophomore San Juan easily, 64-34 in its league
opener. However, the Tritons came out flat two days later in losing to the Mustangs 57-35.
The Triton Sophomores, still in the midst of a remarkable turnaround after starting the season 2-8, need a win at home against Trabuco Hills on Thursday to clinch a share of the league title. The team is now 12-10 overall and 3-2 in league play. San Clemente led most of the game but lost to Trabuco 45-40 in their first league meeting.
Finally, the Triton Frosh (22-1, 6-0) appear poised to secure a league title of their own. A win Tuesday at San Juan Hills will secure at least a share of the Sea View League championship for the team. Backing that up with a victory at home Thursday against Trabuco Hills would give it an undefeated league record and outright title.
The frosh beat San Juan by 29 and Trabuco by 27 in their first league meetings.