Laguna HS Sports Update 6/21/13

Year Wrap – How Laguna did in 2012-13


Southern Section CIF Top Finishes

Finals:                     Girls Swimming (2nd)

Semi’s:                   Football, Girls Tennis, Boys Water Polo, Boys Swimming (3rd)

Quarters”s          Girls Cross Country (8th) , Boys Cross Country(8th), Boys Volleyball, Girls Volleyball

Girls Water Polo, Boys Tennis

2nd Round:            Boys Basketball, Baseball

1st Round:             Girls Basketball, Softball, Girls Soccer

Wild Card:            Boys Soccer

Girls Track finished 16th, Boys 41st



Aronoff’s Selection for Coaches of the Year:


Mike Churchill – Football

Best offensive team in school history his two year record of 21-4-1 is the best in over 60 years.

Kari Johnson – Swimming

Second straight year with a second and third place CIF finish. She has established Laguna as a swimming program after many decades of disappointment.


League Titles:


Girls Cross Country


Girls Tennis

Girls Volleyball

Boys Water Polo



Boys Basketball

Girls Water Polo




Boys Swimming

Girls Swimming

Boys Tennis

Girls Track & Field

Boys Volleyball


Baseball Awards

Steven Harrison was selected to the second team Division IV all-CIF baseball squad. The junior was this season’s designated hitter and led the team with a .439 batting average and five home runs. Steven also set the single season school record for on-base percentage at .602.


Richie Nunis Voted 2013 MVP

Junior outfielder Richie Nunis was selected by his teammates as the 2013 Most Valuable Player for the 26-3 Laguna Beach varsity baseball team in the 75th annual awards banquet held last week at the Laguna Presbyterian Church.

Nunis hit .397 this season and had a number of clutch hits during the season. He was a first team all-league selection and became the second member of the Nunis family to earn the  honor. His father, Rich Nunis, made first team all-South Coast League in 1976, making the duo the first father-son all-league combo in Laguna baseball history.


Other 2013 Awards Winners:

Varsity (26-3)

Pitcher of the Year; senior Jackson Rees.

Offensive Player of the Year; junior Steven Harrison.

Defensive Player of the Year; junior Preston Grand Pre.

Coaches Award; senior Blake Hester.


Junior Varsity (15-8)

Pitcher of the Year; sophomore Anthony Norelli.

Offensive Player of the Year; sophomore Callan Cochran.

Defensive Player of the Year; sophomore Jake Smith.

Coaches Award; freshman Conner Basile.

MVP; freshman                   Zak Kovacic.

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