Triton Varsity Takes Care of Business at Home, Winning South Coast League Championship Outright with Victory over El Toro
In front of large and vociferous home crowd, the 2017 San Clemente Varsity beat El Toro 54-46 to clinch their third consecutive League Title. Prior to the Season most opposing Coaches, Writers and Players had this years Triton team coming 4th place in league. Our players, coaches and fans believed otherwise and knew that this team would compete. The core group of this year’s team had played together for a long time. The have a great cohesiveness and truly are team players. They care for each other and are all happy for the successes of their teammates. Each and everyone of player is ready, willing and able to step up. This is a special group of young men. The goal now is to finish strongly and move up in the CIF rankings. This game was a revenge game as the Chargers were the Tritons only league loss this season. The game was close throughout. The Chargers had a 5 point lead at halftime. This game played out similarly to the game vs Trabuco two nights before. The Tritons then had a shut down third quarter, holding El Toro to only 2 points. This is when San Clemente took control of the game and the league title. Once these boys had the lead, you could feel that there was no turning back. They cruised to an 8 point victory. Please continue to support this team. Our next games are Tuesday 7 pm at Tesoro and Thursday 7 pm at home vs Mission Viejo ( Senior Night). Leading scorer for San Clemente was Blake Birmingham 19, Moran 13, Kane 7, Medrano 6, Nemeth 5, Crapo 2, Martino 2.