Lakewood is the defending league champion and boasts a stud player in Teilon Tufuga, a BYU commit and the brother of Lakewood/BYU stud Storm Fa’agata-Tufuga. The Lancers have a new coach, Tommy Dube, who is managing expectations as he works a sophomore setter into the starting lineup.
“We have a young team that has a ton of power and energy,” said Dube. “To start the season we are focused on discovering how creative we can become with the natural talents we have.”
Sophomore setter Alan Feomaia may determine how far the Lancers can get this year, along with sophomore Kameron Tufuga, another big weapon. Seniors Iyon Ewing, David Orosco, and junior Roman Tiedemann figure to be big factors as well.
There’s no doubt the Lancers are one of the most talented teams around, but they got off to a slow 1-3 start including a loss to Long Beach Poly in the Redondo Tournament.