Commits, prospects square off in semis
Mission Viejo-Santa Margarita matchup pits OL/DL Tuerk against FB Pinner
Updated: December 1, 2011, 3:23 PM ETBy Erik McKinney | We Are SC
When Santa Margarita and Mission Viejo tee it up Friday night in the semifinals of the Pac-5 playoffs, there won't be many surprises for either side.
The teams battled in the second round of last year's playoffs, with Mission Viejo holding on for a 31-28 victory. Santa Margarita offensive line coach Marty Spalding was a longtime assistant coach for Mission Viejo coach Bob Johnson. And the campuses are fewer than eight miles from each other, which has bred plenty of familiarity between the players on both rosters.
Courtesy All American GamesMax Tuerk and Rancho Santa Margarita are looking for redemption after falling to Mission Viejo in last year's playoffs.
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