Laguna Beach proved worthy of its No. 2 seed in the CIF Southern Section Division 4 boys' tennis playoffs Wednesday by rolling to a first-round victory.
The Orange Coast League champion Breakers had little problem with Orcutt Academy of Santa Maria, as they defeated the visiting Spartans, 17-1. The win moves Laguna into a second-round match at 3 p.m. Friday at Lynwood, the No. 2 team from the San Gabriel Valley League.
The Knights defeated host Elsinore (Sunbelt No. 2) in a first-round match Wednesday.
The Division 4 quarterfinals are at 3 p.m. Tuesday.
Jake Michaels and Teague Hamilton only lost one game in their three sets at No. 1 and 2 singles. Michaels won by scores of 6-0, 6-1, 6-0, Hamilton by 6-0, 6-0, 6-1 margins. Junior Austin Loomis also swept at No. 3 singles, winning, 6-3, 6-1, 6-2.
In doubles play, Laguna's top team and Orange Coast League champions Hutton McKenna and Morgan Lebby shut out their opponents (6-0, 6-0, 6-0). Taylor Davidson and Nick Le, playing No. 3 doubles, also won their sets by shutout.