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Boys Water Polo, CIF Champs Again

Cade Baldridge scored off a Connor Hauer pass to break a 4-4 second quarter tie as the Laguna Beach Breakers held off a tenacious Montebello squad 12-8 to win the Division 3 Southern Section CIF boys water polo title Saturday, Nov. 22. The team played before a full house at the...

Boys Water Polo (22-6, 5-0) League Champions

Laguna completed their regular season last week with a pair of road games. Laguna defeated Capistrano Valley 17-12 on Thursday, Nov. 6 at the Cougar pool then held off Santa Margarita 8-6 on Saturday at the Eagle pool. As expected Laguna is seeded No. 1 in the playoffs and should...

Breakers Score Rare Win Against Newport

Girls Volleyball Breakers moved to 3-0 on the season with a 25-23, 25-18. 18-25, 25-14 defeat of Newport Harbor at the Sailor’s gym for Laguna Beach’s first victory at Newport in 19 seasons and only the second time in over 30 years. Breakers were effective blockers and servers...

High School Sports Update 9/6/13

Breakers Open Against J Serra, CdM next week Coach Raul Papaleo’s girls volleyball squad, ranked seventh in the county, struggled in their season opening match with a 17-25, 25-21, 25-20, 25-20 victory over J Serra at the Lions gym this past Tuesday, Sept. 3. Laguna was rolling...

Fall Sports Awards

Compiled by Frank Aronoff   Girls Golf (2nd Orange Coast League) Team Captain- Jackie McMahon Most Valuable Golfer- Jackie McMahon Most Improved- MaryKate Quellmalz Coach’s Pick- Audrey Curtis&  Leslie Dwight   Girls Tennis (OCL Champions) Newcomer Award:...

Fall Sports Update

Cross County Laguna’s teams both finished eighth and missed qualifying for the state competition this season by just one place. The boys scored 223 for the top five, finishing just behind Harvard-Westlake at 213. Salesian won the title. Jack Crawford returned to the lineup...

A Milestone Year Part 2

As the current school year began, expectations were high for Laguna Beach High’s defending CIF champion boys water polo team. The girls’ volleyball team had lost some offensive firepower but was still expected to hold its own. And few knew what to expect from a football team that...

Fall Sports Round Up

Girls Volleyball, Girls Golf, Girls Tennis and Boys Water Polo

Fall Sports Update

Girls Golf Breakers split the season ending matches played on Monday in Costa Mesa. Breakers (5-7, 5-3) lost to Estancia (7-9, 7-1) 252-259 but defeated Costa Mesa 259-264 to finish second in the inaugural Orange Coast League match season. The league teams participated in the...

Fall Sports Update

Girls Tennis, Girls Volleyball and Boys Water Polo

LBHS Fall Sports Update

Girls Tennis Breakers (1-3) suffered another tough loss 10-8 to Division 3 power Sage Hill last Friday on the Lightning’s home court, The Tennis Club of Newport Beach. Lauren Michaels swept her three singles matches winning 7-6, 7-5, 6-0 while No. 2 singles player Claire Jaeger...

LBHS Fall Sports Roundup

Boys Water Polo Breakers won their 13th consecutive match going back to last season with a 13-10 victory over Villa Park (SS CIF D-II # 3) at the local pool last Friday. The Spartans could not contain Nolan McConnell who scored nine goals to rally Laguna to the win after a wild...

Fall Sports Update

Girls Tennis This past weekend at the Dana Hills Coastal Championships, Laguna players won over Northwood, Rancho Bernardo, and Palos Verdes, but lost to Dana Hills and Troy.   The highlight was top player Taylor Nederlander going undefeated with wins over Cassidy Spearman,...