The long-stick midfielder only had three points last season (two goals and an assist), but he's not asked to score. Peterson scooped up 101 ground balls and helped guide the Mavericks to the section championship.
Yes, that Duke. After this season, La Costa Canyon senior Spencer Peterson is off to play for the Blue Devils, one of the premier college lacrosse programs in the country, which makes Peterson one of the premier players in the San Diego Section.
Can anyone crack the big four? La Costa Canyon, Torrey Pines, Poway and Coronado have traditionally been the section’s best, and all return outstanding talent. LCC, last year’s champ, has been to the title game the past six years. Bishop’s and Santa Fe Christian have programs on the rise.
Others to watch: (Coronado), Kevin Farley (Patrick Henry), Spencer Price (Cathedral Catholic), Kyle Scozzafava (Poway), Dylan Schneider (Poway), Zach Harman (Poway), Kevin Jenkins (Poway), Brooks Nardi (Cathedral Catholic), Thomas Ngguyen (Preuss), Kyle Norquist (Preuss), Cameron Revere (La Costa Canyon), T.C. Whaley (La Costa Canyon), Hayden Schutte (Santa Fe Christian), Jack Gaughran (Granite Hills), Stephen Fay (Granite Hills), Nick Eggemeyer (Bishop’s), Jack Kelly (Bishop’s), Mike Jensen (Bishop’s), Nathan Maeda (Otay Ranch), Colton Wood (Otay Ranch), Evan Blum (Canyon Crest), Dan Savage (Canyon Crest), Alex Linder (Canyon Crest), David Darling (Mt. Carmel), David Naus (Mt. Carmel), Zeben Gorman (University City), Brennan Triviz (University City), Jeremy Paluch (Francis Parker), Cameron Braun (San Marcos), Mitch Mathai (San Marcos), Matt DeJesus (Scripps Ranch), Chuck Day (Bonita Vista), David Farley (La Jolla Country Day), Doug Rogers (La Country Day), Taylor Graves (Carlsbad).