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Tight battle shaping up in Avocado West field hockey race

Tight battle shaping up in Avocado West field hockey race

Last year’s Avocado West League field hockey race came down to the final regular season game and it wasn’t until Torrey Pines staved off La Costa Canyon, 2-1, in that one that the Falcons officially earned their title. Canyon Crest, the 2016 champion, wound up second with La Costa Canyon dropping to third.

League realignment for 2018-19 means that the trio will be joined by newcomers San Marcos and Mission Hills this fall. The new look assumes to bolster the competitive level further since Mission Hills was the 2017 CIF Division II champion while San Marcos reached the semi-finals.

Despite the tougher league profile, history dictates that last year’s top three should again...

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