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September 22, 2006
TODAY Boys' Water Polo (TBA) Laguna at South Coast Tourney Football (7 p.m.) Laguna at Segerstrom SATURDAY Cross-Country (TBA) Laguna at Bell-Jeff Invite Boys' Water Polo (TBA) Laguna at South Coast Tourney MONDAY Girls' Volleyball (6:30 p.m.) Laguna at Mira Costa JV Volleyball (5 p.m.) Laguna at Mira Costa Frosh/Soph Volleyball (4 p.m.) Laguna at Mira Costa TUESDAY Girls' Tennis (3 p.m.)
SPORTS
March 23, 2007
Five members of the Laguna Beach High girls' water polo team that earned a runner-up finish in the CIF-Southern Section playoffs, have been named to the Southern California Water Polo Coaches' Assn. 2006-07 Division II team. Seniors Jessica McKee and Breanna Duplisea both made the first team. Junior Erin Reid and sophomore Annika Dries were second team picks and goalie Celia Huling was a third team selection. Junior Casey Flacks of Division II champion shared the co-Player of the Year honor with Santa Barbara senior Kelly Easterday.
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By By Mike Sciacca | December 16, 2005
Girls' squad slips past Garden Grove; boys' team rallies to beat Mira Costa.The Laguna Beach High girls' soccer team notched its second victory of the young season Monday by downing visiting Garden Grove, 2-1, in nonleague play at Guyer Field. The Breakers dominated the second half of play against an Argonaut team that was coming off a successful season. "Garden Grove won 15 games last season, and we knew we had to step it up," Laguna coach Bill Rolfing said. "Our plan was to shut them down defensively, and it worked better than anticipated.
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By Matt Szabo | November 6, 2009
The best competition in league for the Laguna Beach High girls? volleyball team? Typically, it?s been the Laguna Beach High girls? volleyball team. The Breakers have never lost an Orange Coast League match, and they weren?t about to start doing so in the league?s fourth year in 2009. Laguna Beach capped another undefeated league season ? and a promising regular season in general ? with a 25-8, 25-12, 25-5 win at Costa Mesa Wednesday night. The Breakers do have their alumni match at 6 tonight.
SPORTS
October 12, 2007
Laguna began its quest for a repeat of its Orange Coast League title last Friday with a 25-9, 25-13, 25-15 sweep of host Calvary Chapel. Dana Hutchinson had 21 kills and Alex Palmer 24 assists in that win. On Tuesday, the Breakers moved to 2-0 in league by defeating visiting Costa Mesa, 25-12, 25-13, 25-15. Laguna travels south today to compete in the two-day Torrey Pines Challenge, considered to be one of the top tournaments in the nation. The 24-team field will be divided into eight pools and matches will be played at four San Diego-area sites.
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By Mike Sciacca | September 29, 2006
In a showdown Wednesday between the top two ranked teams in CIF-Southern Section Division II-AA, top-ranked Laguna Beach traveled to Corona del Mar to face the second-ranked Sea Kings and dropped a 25-20, 20-25, 25-11, 25-22 match. Laguna played the match without 6-foot-3 senior middle blocker Zoe Garrett who is playing for the U.S. National Team in the Azteca Cup in Monterrey, Mexico this week. Junior outside hitter Dana Hutchison had 18 kills, senior setter Mychaela Miller eight kills and sophomore setter/defensive specialist Alex Palmer 19 assists to lead the Breakers.
NEWS
March 19, 2004
Taylor King and Pablo Hernandez, two key figures on the Laguna Beach High boys' soccer team, earned All-Pacific Coast League status, Breakers Coach Andy Thomas announced Monday. King was a first-team all-league selection. Hernandez was named to the second-team. Both are seniors. King finished his high school career by scoring a hat trick in a 4-3 victory against University in February. "Taylor finished the year with an unbelievable performance," Thomas said.
NEWS
December 27, 2002
Laguna Beach High's girls' water polo team is making its name known in its first full season playing at the Division II level. The Breakers, tournament tested in the third month of the season, entered the winter break with a No. 5 ranking in the latest CIF Southern Section Division II poll. It is the team's first year in Division II, having made the jump from Division IV. Pacific Coast League rival Corona del Mar heads the poll at No. 1. The Sea Kings were followed by No. 2 Villa Park.
SPORTS
February 2, 2007
The Laguna Beach High boys' basketball and girls' water polo teams retained their rankings from the previous week in this week's CIF Southern Section polls. The weekly rankings were released Tuesday by the Southern Section office in Los Alamitos. The boys' basketball team is again ranked second, behind Serrano in the Division III-A poll. The girls' water polo team is still No. 3 in the Division II poll. The polls Boys' Basketball Division III-A: 1. Serrano; 2. Laguna Beach ; 3. Renaissance Academy; 4. Cathedral City; 5. Corona del Mar; 6. Perris; 7. West Covina; 8. South Hills; 9. La Serna; 10. Nogales; 11. Paloma Valley; 12. Costa Mesa; 13. Santa Fe; 14. West Valley; 15. Calvary Chapel/Santa Ana; 16. Palm Springs.
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By Mike Sciacca | September 5, 2008
It might be just the start to the 2008 girls? volleyball season for the Laguna Beach Breakers, but Coach Lance Stewart can see the end result. ?I think we will be really good by the end of the year,? Stewart said of his outlook on his team. ?I think the key is to stay healthy, and we need to be consistent. Those two things are really important.? With five starters among seven players returning from last year?s highly successful team, Laguna again figures to be in the hunt for a CIF Southern Section championship.
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By Mike Sciacca | October 27, 2011
Orange Coast League champion Laguna Beach moved a step closer to a perfect league girls' volleyball season Tuesday by sweeping host Costa Mesa, 25-16, 25-8, 25-11. The Breakers, ranked third in CIF Southern Section Division 1-A, won their seventh straight league title and qualified for the CIF playoffs for the 38th straight year. Alyse Wallace-Ford had 14 kills and seven digs, Avery Bush finished with eight kills and five digs and Allison Palmer 18 assists and seven digs as the Breakers ran their league record to 9-0 and overall mark to 19-6.
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By Mike Sciacca | November 17, 2010
Midway through the first quarter of Wednesday's CIF Southern Section Division 3 semifinal game between Laguna Beach and Mira Costa, Laguna Coach Ethan Damato shouted some stern advice at his Breakers. "Play offense!," he screamed toward the water. Damato had good reason to deliver such a wake-up call. He also had good reason to settle down over the next three quarters, thanks to his defense. Top-ranked Laguna overcame a stagnant start at the Wm. Woollett Jr. Aquatic Center in Irvine to conjure up just enough offense but rode rode a dominating defensive performance to score a 5-2 victory over fifth-ranked Mira Costa.
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By Matt Szabo | November 27, 2009
NEWPORT BEACH ? A successful year came to a close Nov. 20 for the Laguna Beach High girls? tennis team, as senior Maddie Jaeger and two doubles teams closed their season out at CIF Individuals. Jaeger advanced to the third round in singles before losing to Kaitlyn Christian of Orange Lutheran, 6-0, 6-3, at The Tennis Club. She got a default win in the first round then got past Alexis Valenzuela of West Covina, 6-2, 6-4 in the second round. Jaeger, the Orange Coast League singles champion, was down 3-0 in the first set before rallying.
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By Matt Szabo | November 6, 2009
The best competition in league for the Laguna Beach High girls? volleyball team? Typically, it?s been the Laguna Beach High girls? volleyball team. The Breakers have never lost an Orange Coast League match, and they weren?t about to start doing so in the league?s fourth year in 2009. Laguna Beach capped another undefeated league season ? and a promising regular season in general ? with a 25-8, 25-12, 25-5 win at Costa Mesa Wednesday night. The Breakers do have their alumni match at 6 tonight.
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By Mike Sciacca | September 5, 2008
It might be just the start to the 2008 girls? volleyball season for the Laguna Beach Breakers, but Coach Lance Stewart can see the end result. ?I think we will be really good by the end of the year,? Stewart said of his outlook on his team. ?I think the key is to stay healthy, and we need to be consistent. Those two things are really important.? With five starters among seven players returning from last year?s highly successful team, Laguna again figures to be in the hunt for a CIF Southern Section championship.
SPORTS
August 15, 2008
The Laguna Beach High football team begins two-a-day practices Monday as it takes its next steps for its 2008 season opener. The Breakers will launch their season on Sept. 5 with a 7:30 p.m. game in Coronado. The Breakers begin their third year in the Orange Coast League on Oct. 17 hosting league newcomer Godinez, which is in its first year playing varsity football. ? The schedule ?Sept. 5: at Coronado, 7:30 p.m. ?Sept. 12: at Corona del Mar, 7 p.m. ?Sept.
SPORTS
February 15, 2008
Final regular season CIF-SS rankings Girls? Water Polo Division II poll: 1. Dos Pueblos; 2. Villa Park; 3. Santa Barbara; 4. Laguna Beach; 5. Agoura; 6. Palos Verdes; 7. Ventura; 8. San Clemente; 9. Tesoro; 10. Mira Costa. Girls? Basketball Division IV-AA poll: 1. Bell-Jeff; 2. St. Mary?s Academy; 3. New Roads; 4. Arrowhead Christian; 5. Costa Mesa; 6. St Margaret?s; 7. Mesa Grande Academy; 8. Liberty Christian; 9. Sage Hill; 10. Calvary Chapel (Santa Ana)
SPORTS
October 12, 2007
Laguna began its quest for a repeat of its Orange Coast League title last Friday with a 25-9, 25-13, 25-15 sweep of host Calvary Chapel. Dana Hutchinson had 21 kills and Alex Palmer 24 assists in that win. On Tuesday, the Breakers moved to 2-0 in league by defeating visiting Costa Mesa, 25-12, 25-13, 25-15. Laguna travels south today to compete in the two-day Torrey Pines Challenge, considered to be one of the top tournaments in the nation. The 24-team field will be divided into eight pools and matches will be played at four San Diego-area sites.
SPORTS
March 23, 2007
Five members of the Laguna Beach High girls' water polo team that earned a runner-up finish in the CIF-Southern Section playoffs, have been named to the Southern California Water Polo Coaches' Assn. 2006-07 Division II team. Seniors Jessica McKee and Breanna Duplisea both made the first team. Junior Erin Reid and sophomore Annika Dries were second team picks and goalie Celia Huling was a third team selection. Junior Casey Flacks of Division II champion shared the co-Player of the Year honor with Santa Barbara senior Kelly Easterday.
SPORTS
February 2, 2007
The Laguna Beach High boys' basketball and girls' water polo teams retained their rankings from the previous week in this week's CIF Southern Section polls. The weekly rankings were released Tuesday by the Southern Section office in Los Alamitos. The boys' basketball team is again ranked second, behind Serrano in the Division III-A poll. The girls' water polo team is still No. 3 in the Division II poll. The polls Boys' Basketball Division III-A: 1. Serrano; 2. Laguna Beach ; 3. Renaissance Academy; 4. Cathedral City; 5. Corona del Mar; 6. Perris; 7. West Covina; 8. South Hills; 9. La Serna; 10. Nogales; 11. Paloma Valley; 12. Costa Mesa; 13. Santa Fe; 14. West Valley; 15. Calvary Chapel/Santa Ana; 16. Palm Springs.
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