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March 21, 2003
The boys' nonleague prep volleyball match between Laguna Beach and Capistrano Valley played on Tuesday went down to the wire, and it was the visiting Breakers who emerged with a 10-15, 15-12, 18-16, 2-15, 15-8 victory. Balance played a key role in Laguna's road triumph, which put the Breakers' overall record at 4-6. Outside hitter Matt Anderson led the team in the kill department with 22 and came up with three blocks. Middle blocker Mike Chiaverini finished with 15 kills and a team-best eight blocks, setter Nick Aronoff had three kills, three blocks and 54 assists, middle blocker/outside hitter Trey Chapel recorded 11 kills, four aces and four blocks and Jason Kimball had 14 kills.
NEWS
July 5, 2002
The Laguna Beach Club Volleyball boys' team will open its five-game schedule in the Woodbridge Summer League Tuesday at Woodbridge High in Irvine. The eight-team league is composed of Laguna Beach, host Woodbridge, Newport Harbor, Esperanza, Villa Park, Capistrano Valley, Irvine and Long Beach Poly. League games will be played each Tuesday and Thursday between July 9-25, followed by a postseason tournament. Below is the three week schedule for the 2002 Woodbridge Summer League: Tues.
NEWS
August 5, 2005
Noah Brewster, who will begin his senior year at Laguna Beach High in September, has been named an honorable mention player at the So Cal Cup III. The baseball tournament, played at Long Beach City College, pitted four All-Star teams from Orange County, the Inland Empire, Los Angeles County and San Diego County in round robin play. Each team was composed of a 30-player roster. The Orange County All-Star team, to which Brewster belonged, went undefeated in tournament play.
SPORTS
February 13, 2009
Two Laguna Beach High winter athletic teams ? girls? water polo and boys? soccer ? continue to represent the area in this week?s CIF Southern Section rankings. Laguna?s stranglehold on the Division II girls? water polo poll?s top spot continued, while the boys? basketball team came in at No. 4 in the Division IV-A rankings. The polls were released Monday by the Southern Section office in Los Alamitos. ? Girls? Water Polo Division II: 1. Laguna Beach ; 2. Montebello; 3. Palos Verdes; 4. Agoura; 5. San Clemente; 6. Tesoro; 7. Royal; 8. Capistrano Valley; 9. Villa Park; 10. Canyon.
SPORTS
January 30, 2009
Two Laguna Beach High athletic teams ? girls? water polo and boys? basketball ? retained their high rankings in the latest CIF polls released Monday by the Southern Section office in Los Alamitos. Laguna continued its season-long grip on the No. 1 spot in the girls? water polo Division II poll, while the boys? basketball team maintained its No. 5 . ? Girls? Water Polo Division II: 1. Laguna Beach; 2. Montebello; 3. Palos Verdes; 4. Agoura; 5. San Clemente; 6. Capistrano Valley; 7. Tesoro; 8. Royal; 9. Villa Park; 10. Canyon.
NEWS
August 2, 2002
Shawn Patchell's duties with the Laguna Beach High girls' volleyball program concluded Thursday in the Woodbridge Summer League at Woodbridge High in Irvine. Patchell, who accepted an assistant coaching position at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, said the Artists gained valuable experience for the upcoming 2002 Fall regular season, which officially begins on Sept. 12 at Newport Harbor High. Laguna Beach lost in the league's postseason, tournament competition to top-seed Capistrano Valley.
SPORTS
April 7, 2006
Laguna Beach's 12-and-Under boys' water polo A team laid claim to the sixth annual Long Beach Water Polo Tournament championship by defeating Capistrano Valley, 10-5, in the event's final. Capo Valley matched Laguna goal-for-goal early, as the teams fought to a 3-3 tie. But then Nolan McConnell and Nicky Brunner took over for Laguna, their combined scoring leading the host team to the lead for good. Dylan Payne added the final goal for Laguna on a shot from the outside. In the opening rounds of the tournament, Laguna routed Huntington Beach, 10-1, and Chino Hills, 13-3.
SPORTS
By Mike Sciacca | August 10, 2007
For a team that hadn't played together very long, the Laguna Beach Age Group 12-and-Under girls' water polo team went a long way at the S&R Junior Olympics tournament in San Jose. Laguna began the tournament impressively by routing Los Angeles Water Polo Club and American River by identical 19-1 scores. A day later, it took care of Capistrano Valley, 7-6, and Los Alamitos, 11-2, to enter Saturday action with a 4-0 record. In two of their final three tournament games, Laguna faced SoCal and was saddled with 7-2 and 8-2 setbacks, the latter coming in the division's third-place game Sunday.
SPORTS
February 16, 2007
The Laguna Beach High girls' water polo team ended the regular season as the No. 1 team in the final CIF-Southern Section Division II poll leading up to the postseason playoffs. The Breakers are ranked first for the second straight week and have been awarded the No. 1-seed in the Division II playoffs. The only change in the poll from last week is that Capistrano Valley moved into the rankings and replaced Dana Hills at No. 8. The Dolphins fell out of the rankings. Laguna's boys' basketball team ended the regular season ranked fifth in the Division IIIA poll.
NEWS
September 26, 2003
The Laguna Beach High boys' water polo team picked up its second victory of the season Tuesday as it outlasted host Capistrano Valley, 16-12, in nonleague action. The Breakers led throughout the match and outscored the Cougars in three of four quarters. Nima Mortizavi led all scorers with six goals. Breakers teammates Morgan Plant and Dustin Caris each scored four goals and Ryan Winfield scored the other two. Bret Burge came up with 12 saves as Laguna improved its record to 2-1. In a match played earlier in the week, the Breakers dropped a 9-8 nonleague match to visiting La Canada.
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SPORTS
By Mike Sciacca | May 14, 2010
It’s been a long time coming for the Laguna Beach High girls’ track and field program. For the Breaker boys, such things are becoming second nature. May 7 on their home track, site of the Orange Coast League championships, the Laguna girls captured their first outright league championship. The last time the program won a title was in 1981, the year they shared the South Coast League crown with Capistrano Valley. The 29-year drought is over. “The girls were very impressive,” girls’ Coach Steve Lalim said.
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SPORTS
By Matt Szabo | February 12, 2010
The Laguna Beach High girls? water polo team begins its defense of its CIF Southern Section Division II title next week, and playoff brackets will be released by the section office Sunday. But first, the Orange Coast League champions tangle with former Pacific Coast League foe Corona del Mar on the road at 3:15 p.m. today. ?It?s a competitive game in big water,? Breakers Coach Ethan Damato said. ?It?s always fun to try to beat them.? Laguna finished eighth over the weekend at the 32-team Irvine Southern California Championships.
SPORTS
February 13, 2009
Two Laguna Beach High winter athletic teams ? girls? water polo and boys? soccer ? continue to represent the area in this week?s CIF Southern Section rankings. Laguna?s stranglehold on the Division II girls? water polo poll?s top spot continued, while the boys? basketball team came in at No. 4 in the Division IV-A rankings. The polls were released Monday by the Southern Section office in Los Alamitos. ? Girls? Water Polo Division II: 1. Laguna Beach ; 2. Montebello; 3. Palos Verdes; 4. Agoura; 5. San Clemente; 6. Tesoro; 7. Royal; 8. Capistrano Valley; 9. Villa Park; 10. Canyon.
SPORTS
January 30, 2009
Two Laguna Beach High athletic teams ? girls? water polo and boys? basketball ? retained their high rankings in the latest CIF polls released Monday by the Southern Section office in Los Alamitos. Laguna continued its season-long grip on the No. 1 spot in the girls? water polo Division II poll, while the boys? basketball team maintained its No. 5 . ? Girls? Water Polo Division II: 1. Laguna Beach; 2. Montebello; 3. Palos Verdes; 4. Agoura; 5. San Clemente; 6. Capistrano Valley; 7. Tesoro; 8. Royal; 9. Villa Park; 10. Canyon.
SPORTS
By Mike Sciacca | September 19, 2008
The Laguna Beach girls? tennis team flexed its collective muscle in singles play Tuesday during a 13-5 nonleague win over visiting Capistrano Valley. The Breakers got sweeps at Nos. 1 and 2 singles, as Alex Tachovsky won by scores of 6-2, 6-1, 6-0 and Maddie Jaeger scored 6-3, 6-0, 6-0 wins. Haley Moss, at No. 3 singles, dropped a 3-6 score but came back to post 6-4, 6-1 wins. ?Our singles players did a great job,? Laguna Coach Jimmy Gleason said. ?Alex and Maddie really took it to them.
SPORTS
By Ashley Breeding | June 27, 2008
The CIF Southern Section “Association Rule,” which severely limited contact between coaches and student-athletes outside of their respective sports season, will become void Tuesday because of a council vote back in April. While some Laguna Beach High coaches are taking advantage and starting clubs, others will continue to coach summer leagues through the city as they’ve been doing for years. Boys’ and girls’ volleyball Coach Lance Stewart was one of the first to jump on the opportunity.
SPORTS
January 25, 2008
Baseball alumni game set for Feb. 16 Laguna Beach High will hold its annual alumni game on Feb. 16, the school has announced. Interested former players can contact Bill Burk, Laguna Beach Baseball Boosters president, at (949) 510-6804, or by e-mail at o2bb@aol.com . CIF-SS rankings for Jan. 21-25 ?Girls? Division II water polo poll: 1. Dos Pueblos; 2. Villa Park; 3. Laguna Beach ; 4. Santa Barbara; 5. Palos Verdes; 6. Agoura; 7. San Clemente; 8. Mira Costa; 9. Royal; 10. Capistrano Valley.
SPORTS
By Mike Sciacca | October 12, 2007
Tonight affords the Laguna Beach High football team one final tuneup before it embarks on its upcoming Orange Coast League schedule, as the Breakers host Notre Dame of Riverside in a nonleague clash. The game kicks off at 7 p.m. at Guyer Field. Laguna will be out to win its first game in five weeks and improve upon its 1-5 record. The Breakers suffered their fourth-straight loss last Friday when they fell, 33-7 at Capistrano Valley. Laguna’s defense played tough against a big, veteran Cougars offense in the first half and trailed only 7-0 late in the second quarter.
SPORTS
By Mike Sciacca | August 10, 2007
For a team that hadn't played together very long, the Laguna Beach Age Group 12-and-Under girls' water polo team went a long way at the S&R Junior Olympics tournament in San Jose. Laguna began the tournament impressively by routing Los Angeles Water Polo Club and American River by identical 19-1 scores. A day later, it took care of Capistrano Valley, 7-6, and Los Alamitos, 11-2, to enter Saturday action with a 4-0 record. In two of their final three tournament games, Laguna faced SoCal and was saddled with 7-2 and 8-2 setbacks, the latter coming in the division's third-place game Sunday.
SPORTS
February 16, 2007
The Laguna Beach High girls' water polo team ended the regular season as the No. 1 team in the final CIF-Southern Section Division II poll leading up to the postseason playoffs. The Breakers are ranked first for the second straight week and have been awarded the No. 1-seed in the Division II playoffs. The only change in the poll from last week is that Capistrano Valley moved into the rankings and replaced Dana Hills at No. 8. The Dolphins fell out of the rankings. Laguna's boys' basketball team ended the regular season ranked fifth in the Division IIIA poll.
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