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High School Roundup: Breakers on their way to league crown

Laguna Beach improves to 8-0 with sweep against Calvary Chapel to secure at least share of Orange Coast League title.

May 01, 2014|By Mike Sciacca

The Laguna Beach High boys' volleyball team clinched at least a share of the Orange Coast League title Tuesday by again sweeping their way to victory, this time, against Calvary Chapel.

Laguna defeated the Eagles for the second time this season, winning, 25-9, 25-14, 25-14. Jake Hexberg had a team-high 10 kills, Jack Wyett seven kills and 12 digs, and Alec Wulff and Isaac Wulff had 15 and 11 assists, respectively, for the Breakers who improved to 8-0 in league and 13-3 overall.

Calvary Chapel fell to 5-2 in league and 15-4 overall.

The Breakers also won two matches last week by sweep, defeating league foe Estancia and Dana Hills in nonleague action.

Laguna defeated Estancia (0-7 league) April 24 by scores of 25-5, 25-16, 25-10. Hexberg and Wyett both had seven hills and Alec Wulff had six kills and 20 assists.

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In a 25-21, 25-21, 25-23 win Friday at Dana Hills (13-8), Wyett had 15 kills, Hexberg and Jack Burgi 12 kills apiece, Noah Blanton had 10 kills, JP Wollam 12 digs, and Alec Wulff 48 assists.

Laguna, which has won its last 10 matches by sweep, this week took over the No. 2 spot in the CIF Southern Section Division 2 poll.

The Breakers took on Godinez in OCL play Thursday. The score wasn't available at press time.

Laguna will compete Friday and Saturday at the 32-team Redondo Union Varsity Classic. The Breakers open the tournament with a 3:30 p.m. pool-play match Friday against La Jolla. The Breakers are the No. 1-seed in their four-team pool (El Segundo, La Jolla, Santa Monica).

Next week, Laguna closes out OCL play with a 5:30 p.m. match Tuesday at Costa Mesa. The Breakers end their regular season hosting Esperanza, ranked fourth in CIF Southern Section Division 2, in a key, 5:30 p.m. nonleague match Wednesday.

Track & Field

Sweeping to wins April 24 against Godinez capped a perfect Orange Coast League meet regular season for the Laguna boys' and girls' varsity teams.

The teams both finished with 5-0 league records after the boys' team edged the Grizzlies, 65-62, and the girls' team posted an 85-41 win, at Laguna.

Laguna will go after the league title next week when it plays host to the OCL prelims meet Monday, and league finals Thursday. The prelims meet starts at 2 p.m. Monday. The finals start at 3 p.m. Thursday.

Boys' Tennis

The Breakers clinched at least a share of the Orange Coast League championship Tuesday by defeating host Godinez, 17-1, at Santa Ana Valley High.

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