Boys Basketball (4-1)
Breakers were cruising over Aliso Niguel late in the third period last Saturday, Dec. 7 when the Wolverines suddenly started to hit their shots. Laguna missed most of their opportunities and let the game slip to a 46-39 defeat in the championship of the third annual Godinez Grizzly Tournament at the Santa Ana school. Alec Wulff was held to 13 points, Noah Blanton 9, and Josh Adams 8 on the evening. Aliso had advanced to the finals with wins over Savanna, Orange, Yorba Linda, and El Dorado. Breakers made it to the finals with wins over Katella, Fullerton, Capistrano Valley and Costa Mesa.
In the earlier games, Breakers routed Fullerton 81-53 on Dec. 3 at Loara HS gym as Alec Wulff tied his school record with seven 3-point baskets while Noah Blanton added 24 points. On Thursday, the Breakers rallied to edge Capo Valley 59-53 as Wulff hit for 27 points in only the second all-time victory over the Cougars in 17 tries. On Friday night, Laguna continued their mastery over Costa Mesa (3-1) with a 67-51 win in the tournament semifinals at Godinez. Noah Blanton led with 25 points while Josh Adams added 17 and Alec Wulff with 12 as the Breakers recorded their 17th straight victory over the Mustangs.
This past week Laguna traveled for a pair of non-league contests meeting Dana Hills on Wednesday, Dec. 11, and Irvine on Friday. Dec. 13. Next week Laguna will be in the Irvine World tournament with play opening at Northwood High School on Dec. 17.