The Laguna Beach High girls' volleyball team tuned up for the start of its 2011 season by placing second at the preseason Foothill Queens Court Volleyball Tournament. The Breakers fell in the finals to Dos Pueblos, 25-19, 25-23. They reached the final by defeating last year's tournament winner, Edison, in the semifinals, 32-30, 25-21.
Laguna went 6-2 in the tournament that ran Aug. 27-28 at the American Sports Center in Anaheim.
The girls' volleyball team is one of three Laguna squads to open its season in the coming week. On Friday, the boys' water polo team hosts Villa Park and the football team is home to Webb School of Claremont. The boys' and girls' cross-country teams run for the first time Saturday at the Mt. SAC Fastback Shootout. The girls' tennis team plays its third match of the season on Tuesday at Corona del Mar.
Tennis sessions offered
A Junior Team Tennis Skills Check and Orientation will be held Saturday at Alta Laguna Park in Laguna Beach. Times for each division are as follows: 10-and-under (noon); 12U (1:30 p.m.); 14U (3 p.m.).