Santa Margarita’s football team, featuring returning All-County quarterback Johnny Stanton, left, is No. 2 in USA Today’s preseason national rankings.
Miami Central of Miami, Fla. is No. 1 in those rankings. De La Salle of Concord is No. 4. Vista Murrieta is No. 22.
Santa Margarita was a CIF-Southern Section and CIF State Champion last year. The Eagles, with a plethora of returning starters, just might be ocvarsity.com’s preseason No. 1.
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