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By Zach Cavanagh

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St. Margaret’s Lacrosse Teams Both Reach Top Spot

The St. Margaret’s boys and girls lacrosse teams each were voted No. 1 in Orange County in a poll by MaxLax, and both were ranked No. 1 in the CIF-Southern Section by Fox Sports West’s SoCal Prep Insider.

Both Tartans squads have dominated their competition with the boys sporting a plus-90 goal differential and the girls a plus-63 goal differential.

Each team has also proven worthy of its ranking.

The boys are undefeated at 13-0 and boast wins over CIF-SS No. 2 Loyola of Los Angeles and No. 6 Harvard-Westlake. St. Margaret’s boys will host No. 4 Foothill on Tuesday, April 17.

The girls (8-1) have wins over No. 3 Mater Dei and No. 9 Trabuco Hills. St. Margaret’s girls host No. 8 San Juan Hills on Tuesday, April 17 and travel to No. 2 Foothill on Wednesday, April 25.

St. Margaret’s Boys Volleyball Wins Six Straight

The St. Margaret’s boys volleyball team has continued its dominant winning ways by winning six straight games and 12 of its last 13 games.

The Tartans (15-2, 5-0) is ranked No. 5 in the latest CIF-SS Division 3 poll and have only dropped seven sets all season. St. Margaret’s two losses have come in two-set tournaments, and the Tartans set record overall is 37-7.

St. Margaret’s has not dropped a set to Academy League competition this year with five sweeps in five matches.

The Tartans host Brethren Christian on Friday, April 13 and Sage Hill on Tuesday, April 17. St. Margaret’s will also host San Juan Hills, No. 9 in CIF-SS Division 2, on Wednesday, April 25.

San Juan Hills Softball Opens League

The Stallions finally opened league play on Tuesday, April 10 and earned a big win at El Toro.

San Juan Hills scored three runs in the top of the first inning, three in the fifth inning and tagged on the exclamation point with an eight-run seventh inning for a 15-5 win over the Chargers.

The Stallions are ranked No. 3 in CIF-SS Division 4.

San Juan Hills faced its biggest test of league against reigning champion Dana Hills on April 12, but results were not available at press time.

San Juan Hills hosts Tesoro on Tuesday, April 17 and travels to Trabuco Hills on Thursday, April 19.

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