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Posted On: 06/21/22 10:00 PM

On Saturday, some of the state’s top teams will gather for the Trojan Classic passing league tournament.

The field includes: Los Alamitos, Mater Dei, Santa Margarita, Calabasas, Chaminade, Inglewood, Lincoln, Mater Dei Catholic of San Diego, Oaks Christian, Rancho Cucamonga, Serra and Sierra Canyon.

Here is a look at some of the teams competing.

Los Alamitos

Los Alamitos features USC commits Malachi Nelson Malachi Nelson 6'3" | QB Los Alamitos | 2023 State CA and Makai Lemon Makai Lemon 6'0" | ATH Los Alamitos | 2023 State CA . The receiving duo of Lemon and Louisville commit DeAndre Moore DeAndre Moore 5'11" | WR Los Alamitos | 2023 State CA is one of the best in the state. The Griffins also have some defensive back transfers Jeremiah Ingram (Pacifica) and Marcus Parks (La Habra). Ethan O’Connor Ethan O’Connor 6'1" | ATH Los Alamitos | 2023 State CA and Gavin Porch Gavin Porch 5'10" | ATH Los Alamitos | 2023 State CA are great athletes and St. John Bosco transfer Nehemiah Sagiao Nehemiah Sagiao 6'4" | LB Los Alamitos | 2023 State CA is an athletic linebacker.

Mater Dei

The Monarchs are once again one of the top teams in the nation. Elijah Brown Elijah Brown 6'2" | QB Mater Dei | 2024 State CA is one of the top class of 2024 quarterbacks in the nation. Tight end Spencer Shannon Spencer Shannon 6'7" | TE Mater Dei | 2023 State CA , a recent Texas commit, has been a big target on the 7on7 circuit this offseason. Mater Dei features some athletic running backs that can make plays in the passing game like Malachi Nelson Malachi Nelson 6'3" | QB Los Alamitos | 2023 State CA and Makai Lemon Makai Lemon 6'0" | ATH Los Alamitos | 2023 State CA . The receiving duo of Lemon and Louisville commit DeAndre Moore DeAndre Moore 5'11" | WR Los Alamitos | 2023 State CA is one of the best in the state. The Griffins also have some defensive back transfers Jeremiah Ingram (Pacifica) and Marcus Parks (La Habra). Ethan O’Connor Ethan O’Connor 6'1" | ATH Los Alamitos | 2023 State CA and Gavin Porch Gavin Porch 5'10" | ATH Los Alamitos | 2023 State CA are great athletes and St. John Bosco transfer Nehemiah Sagiao Nehemiah Sagiao 6'4" | LB Los Alamitos | 2023 State CA is an athletic linebacker. Mater Dei The Monarchs are once again one of the top teams in the nation. Elijah Brown Elijah Brown 6'2" | QB Mater Dei | 2024 State CA is one of the top class of 2024 quarterbacks in the nation. Tight end Spencer Shannon Spencer Shannon 6'7" | TE Mater Dei | 2023 State CA , a recent Texas commit, has been a big target on the 7on7 circuit this offseason. Mater Dei features some athletic running backs that can make plays in the passing game like Ajon Bryant Ajon Bryant 5'7" | RB Mater Dei | 2024 State CA and Jordon Davison Jordon Davison 6'0" | RB Mater Dei | 2025 CA . I am excited to see how the young secondary featuring Chuck McDonald III Chuck McDonald III 6'1" | DB Mater Dei | 2025 CA , Thaddeus Woods Thaddeus Woods 6'1" | DB Mater Dei | 2024 State CA , Jeilani Davis Jeilani Davis 6'0" | DB Mater Dei | 2024 State CA , Marco Coleman Marco Coleman 5'10" | DB Mater Dei | 2024 CA and Daryus Dixson Daryus Dixson 6'1" | DB Mater Dei | 2025 CA fares along with experienced junior Zabien Brown Zabien Brown 6'1" | DB Mater Dei | 2024 State CA . https://twitter.com/zabien_brown/status/1525940096007950336?s=20&t=Ujvdz-gMSZ7S6HH0fjXMzQ Santa Margarita Santa Margarita was excellent on the passing league circuit last season with quarterback Jaxon Potter Jaxon Potter 6'4" | QB Santa Margarita Catholic | 2023 State CA and big receiver Niko Lopez Niko Lopez 6'3" | WR Santa Margarita Catholic | 2023 State CA . I like a pair of their other receivers Ty Benefield and Bain Eiseman Bain Eiseman 6'0" | WR Santa Margarita Catholic | 2024 State CA . Santa Margarita has a great secondary full of returners like Ben Durham Ben Durham 6'0" | DB Santa Margarita Catholic | 2023 CA , Israel Solomon, Donovan Comestro Donovan Comestro 6'0" | DB Santa Margarita Catholic | 2023 CA and other skill players Noah Sulick and Blake Wilson. Chaminade Chaminade has transfer quarterback and San Diego State commit Javance Tupouata-Johnson Javance Tupouata-Johnson 6'4" | QB Notre Dame | 2023 State CA . Defensive back Marquis Gallegos Marquis Gallegos 6'1" | DB Chaminade College Prep | 2024 State CA has offers from Nebraska, Oregon, Oklahoma and Michigan among others. https://twitter.com/marquisg02/status/1524931765147557888?s=20&t=Ujvdz-gMSZ7S6HH0fjXMzQ Inglewood The Inglewood players have been making a splash this offseason for the Premium passing league teams. Tight end Jamari Johnson Jamari Johnson 6'4" | ATH Inglewood | 2023 State CA is one of the most physically impressive players I saw this offseason and is committed to Louisville. Terrell Bradshaw Terrell Bradshaw 5'9" | WR Inglewood | 2024 State CA has been one of the fastest rising receivers this offseason and has offers from Louisville and Missouri among others. Khalil Peart Khalil Peart 6'2" | DB Sierra Canyon | 2023 State CA is a talented defensive back who transferred to Inglewood from Sierra Canyon. Mater Dei Catholic Mater Dei Catholic won a state championship last season and has a ton of talent returning at the skill positions. Jeremiah McClure Jeremiah McClure 6'2" | WR Mater Dei Catholic | 2023 State CA , Chris Snyder Chris Snyder 6'0" | ATH Mater Dei Catholic | 2023 State CA , Surahz Buncom Surahz Buncom 6'4" | DB Mater Dei Catholic | 2023 State CA and Nico Mosley are talented pass catchers. Dominic Nankil Dominic Nankil 6'1" | QB Mater Dei Catholic | 2023 State CA returns at quarterback and has an offer from New Mexico State. Sierra Canyon Josiah Phillips Josiah Phillips 6'4" | WR Sierra Canyon | 2023 State CA is a talented two-sport athlete who plays receiver for Sierra Canyon. Terrell Cooks Terrell Cooks 5'9" | RB Sierra Canyon | 2024 State CA is a quality running back who can make plays in the passing game and running game. Quarterback Damon Wrighster Damon Wrighster 6'3" | QB Sierra Canyon | 2024 State CA had a good showing at the Under Armour Next All-American camp and will compete with Culver City transfer Alonzo Esparza Alonzo Esparza 6'0" | QB Sierra Canyon | 2025 CA . Sierra Canyon also added an excellent defensive back Ruben Gamboa Ruben Gamboa 5'11" | DB Sierra Canyon | 2024 State CA from Chaminade. https://twitter.com/AlonzoEsparza1/status/1526377452418674689?s=20&t=Ujvdz-gMSZ7S6HH0fjXMzQ

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