A week ago, the Laguna Beach boys' basketball team squandered a chance to control the Orange Coast League race.
Wednesday at Dugger Gym, the Breakers again got the upper hand.
Laguna moved into sole possession of first place in league and dropped Estancia from a share of that lead by scoring a 47-31 victory over the visiting Eagles. The Breakers did it by playing tough defense and leading from start to finish.
Laguna pulled away down the stretch to complete a league sweep of the Eagles, who they rallied to beat, 59-52, in the league opener Jan. 12.
The Breakers held a 20-15 halftime lead and put the clamps down on the defensive end from the start. They limited the Eagles to just 15 first-half points and surrendered just 16 more over the final two quarters.
Laguna improved to 13-9 and 6-1 in league. "I thought we defended really well and played real hard, and that went a long way for us," Laguna Coach Bret Fleming said. "This was a good win.