Personally I would say no, it is turning to an inspiring sign, but not the sangha.
at the loosest definition it is any friend on the path, or a community, for help.
so in a way it is as it as a Dhamma practitioner who practised well, but not as a definition, but personally I think it is just an inspiring sign you turn to, a good one, and shows a degree of maturity on the path as you have found a way to apply right effort to the problem at hand without needing to seek assistance, so discernment and clear seeing are being used appropriately.
I may post a contradictory reply later, you have me thinking about this, and its many levels.
He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.