Fischer on junior national roster

High School Roundup

Incoming junior at Laguna Beach High will play in FINA Junior World Championships in Greece.

July 18, 2013|By Mike Sciacca

Makenzie Fischer, who will enter her junior year at Laguna Beach High next month, has been selected to the USA Water Polo Junior Women's National Team roster for the upcoming FINA Women's Junior World Championships. Fischer, a utility player, is the only high school player on the team.

The Junior Women's team, coached by Dan Klatt, will compete Aug. 19-25 at Volos, Greece and opens tournament play against Kazakhstan Aug. 19.

Former Laguna Beach standout Nolan McConnell, now at Long Beach State, was named to the USA Water Polo Junior Men's National Team roster for the FINA Men's Junior World Championships at Szombathely, Hungary, Aug. 12-18. The Junior Men's team starts tournament play against Spain on Aug. 12.



2013 FINA Women's Junior World Championship Roster

Makenzie Fischer, attacker (Laguna Beach High); Jillian Yocum, goalie (UC Irvine, goalie); Ashleigh Johnson, goalie (Princeton, goalie); Tiera Schroeder, attacker (California); Eike Daube, utility (USC); Mackenzie Barr, utility (UCLA); Kodi Hill, defender (UCLA); Monica Vavic, attacker (USC); Emily Donohoe, attacker (UCLA ); Alys Williams, defender (UCLA); Ashley Grossman, center (Stanford); Rachel Fattal, attacker (UCLA); Kiley Neushul, attacker (Stanford).

2013 FINA Men's Junior World Championship Roster

Nolan McConnell, attacker (Long Beach State); Adam Abdulhamid, attacker (Stanford); McQuin Baron, goalie, (Mater Dei High); Bret Bonanni, attacker (Stanford); Alex Bowen, attacker (Stanford); Garrett Danner, goalie, (UCLA); Matt Farmer, center (UCLA); Jack Fellner, attacker (UCLA); Jackson Kimbell, defender (Stanford); Danny McClintick, attacker (UCLA); Chancellor Ramirez, defender (UCLA); Ryder Roberts, attacker (UCLA); Alec Zwaneveld, center (UCLA).


Girls' Basketball

A busy summer season for the Laguna Beach High girls' basketball team finds the Breakers traveling this week to San Diego.

The Breakers are participating in the San Diego Classic which got underway Thursday. They're one of 168 teams competing through Sunday at the nation's largest girls' summer tournament.

Laguna is in the 2A bracket and is grouped in 2A Pool L with La Habra, Hemet, Pasadena La Salle, South Torrance, Downey Warren, Bakersfield Graces Memorial and Seton Catholic of Arizona.

The Breakers on Tuesday scored a 34-19 win against Tustin. Laguna Coach Mark Lewis said that incoming freshmen Madison Sinclair, Rachel Kenney and Nicole Davidson are "finding their way and making contributions" to the team.

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