High School Roundup: Laguna boys' tennis owns top spot in league

Breakers improve to 2-0 in Orange Coast League after 13-5 win over Costa Mesa.

March 28, 2013|By Mike Sciacca
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The Laguna Beach High boys' tennis team went to 2-0 against Orange Coast League competition on Tuesday by taking a 13-5 match from host Costa Mesa.

Matt Meisberger swept (6-0, 6-1, 6-0), Noah Radach won two games (6-3, 4-6, 6-0), and Jeff Spitz scored one point (2-6, 0-6, 6-2) in singles action. Costa Mesa defaulted the second and third lines in doubles play, giving all three Laguna teams two wins: Oliver Nasiell/Ryan Gee (4-6, 6-0 def., 6-0 def.); Andrew Koumas/Jared Boetes (4-6, 6-0, 6-0), and Alex Duong/Morgan Lebby (6-0, 6-0, 6-0).

The Breakers, the league's reigning champion, had started league play on March 21 and defeated host Godinez, 14-4. Lebby and Teague Hamilton each took one win in singles play and the pair was subbed by Radach (one point) and Boetes (two points). All three doubles teams, Gee/Oliver Nasiell, No. 2 Duong/Owen Weber, and Meisberger/Koumas at No. 3, swept their matches.


Laguna also played a nonleague match March 19 against Dana Hills and lost to the Division 1 Dolphins, 14-4. Hamilton (injury) didn't play, but Lebby took two of three games and doubles teams Gee/Nasiell and Weber/Duong also won one of three games each.

Laguna took on Saddleback Thursday. The score wasn't available at press time.

The Breakers are out of action until April 9. They'll play host to Estancia at 3 p.m. to begin the second round of league play.


Boys' Golf

The Breakers scored a 205-244 Orange Coast League victory on Tuesday over visiting Coast Mesa at Aliso Creek Inn and Golf Course (Ben Browns, par 32). Mitch Wills shot a team low 37 for the Breakers.

Laguna returned Wednesday to the Ben Browns course and improved to 2-3 in league and 4-8 overall by scoring a 190-200 win against Calvary Chapel. Wills and teammates John Grayden and Troy Sullivan each shot 37

Following spring break next week, the Breakers return to the links for a 2:30 p.m. match against Estancia at Mesa Verde Golf Course.



Several Laguna athletes and two relay teams turned in CIF qualifying times during the Mission Viejo Invitational on Saturday . Erik Juliusson established school record times in the boys' 200 individual medley and 500 freestyle at the invite.

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