Zack Davidson, Mater Dei

Posted On: 01/11/22 7:35 PM

ORANGE — You can’t count on two hands the number of years the Trinity League championship has gone through the Mater Dei boys basketball program, but what some league opponents can take solace in is the fact that this year’s Monarchs team - while still very good - isn’t the powerhouse of we’ve come to expect.

Orange Lutheran got the first crack at Mater Dei in last week’s Trinity League opener and gave a valiant effort, but didn’t have enough down the stretch to claw out a victory as the Monarchs pulled out the eight-point win. Mater Dei received contributions from a variety of different players as four scored in double figures led by senior Kaden Minter who scored 13 points. Zack Davidson Zack Davidson 6'7" | PF Mater Dei | 2023 and Jack McCloskey Jack McCloskey 6'3" | CG Santa Margarita | 2022 State added 12 each, while freshman center Tee Bartlett pitched in 10.

The Lancers were led by senior wing Seth Brown who scored a game-high 18 points. Junior forward Cannon Potter was the only other Orange Lutheran player to reach double figures with 11 points. Below we give our five takeaways from the heavyweight Orange County matchup.

Execution the key to Mater Dei success

As mentioned above, the Monarchs don’t have

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