A Cornerstone Christian High School varsity football player was still in critical condition Sunday after he suffered a traumatic brain injury during a game against the Avalon Lancers Friday night.
Crusader Quarterback Dax Ryan McGregor, #7, is reportedly at UCLA Harbor Trauma Center.
“[He] is still in critical condition. … His lung is collapsed but he is breathing at 50 percent with the help of a ventilator. … He is still unconscious. … Thank you for all the support and keep praying. He is in goods hands and the medical team here is amazing. Keep praying,” wrote Calvary Murrieta Athletic Director George George Escalante on his Facebook page Sunday.
Dax’s mother Shannon has been by her son’s side since he was hospitalized Friday, and a fund has been set up to help her with her son's medical expenses, according to the website Go Forward.
“Shannon is unable to return to work so she can be with her son in the ICU. Please support this family in their time of need,” the website reads.
According to the site, Dax transferred from Elsinore High School where he played football in a Tigers’ jersey for three years.
Cornerstone Christian, a private school, is located at 34770 Monte Vista Drive in Wildomar.
During Friday night’s game at Avalon, the Cornerstone Crusaders lost to the Lancers, 64-33.