No one can make any final conclusions about what might happen in the fall after watching a seven-on-seven football competition, because it can be so misleading.
But impressions about team chemistry, toughness, quickness and individual skills can’t be ignored, so taking a look at teams who played in the Valley College tournament on Saturday provides some clues to the future.
Alemany defeated Crespi in the final, and both teams are loaded with skilled position players. Alemany’s receivers are as good as they come in Southern California.
Orange Lutheran was missing players because other commitments, so the fact that the Lancers made it to the semifinals under their new coach, Chuck Petersen, indicates that progress is being made.