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No. 1 St. Augustine Saints: San Diego Section 2019 high school football preview

The Saints return 18 starters from last year’s team that won the D-1 title.
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We wrap up our countdown of the Top 15 high school football teams in the San Diego Section with an inside look at No. 1 St. Augustine.

Links: St. Augustine team page | 2019 schedule | Roster

2018 IN REVIEW

10-4 (2-2) CIF Division 1 Champions

COACHING RESUME

Joe Kremer, 2nd season, 10-4 overall record

RETURNING

Offense - 9. Defense - 9.

TOP OFFENSIVE PLAYERS

RB Byron Cardwell 6-0, 200, jr.

TE Michael Ambagtsheer 6-4, 248, sr.

WR Sam Scaife 6-2, 206, sr.

QB Angelo Peraza 5-9, 160, sr.

OL Nick Sylvester 6-0, 270, sr.

TOP DEFENSIVE PLAYERS

LB Connor Heffler 5-11, 205, sr.

DB Tyson McWilliams 6-2, 170, sr.

DB Eavan Gibbons 5-10, 185, sr.

DL Christian Gaeta 6-1, 280, jr.

LB Malcolm Williams 5-11, 215, jr.

THREE TO SEE

Byron Cardwell, running back

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His breakout sophomore season included 1,521 all-purpose
yards and 15 touchdowns with offers from USC, UCLA and five others arriving
shortly after.

Michael Ambagtsheer, tight end

The two-way star caught six touchdown passes last season
while also recording 4.5 sacks. He’s closing in on 20 offers from schools
across the county.

Tyson McWilliams, cornerback

One of the county’s top corners, McWilliams has seven career interceptions while also being a top target at wide receiver. Nebraska, Iowa State, and San Diego State are among his double digit offer list.

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