Breakers opened their spring break week with a 7-5 victory over Calvary Chapel (7-12, 4-4) on Monday, April 17, at TeWinkle Park in Costa Mesa. Calvary took the early lead, but the Breakers scored three runs in the third inning to take a 3-2 lead and added four more in the fourth inning. Pitcher Jack Loechner survived a Calvary rally in the sixth inning for the win and Ashton Goddard pitched the final inning for the save. Dante Faicchio had three hits and three RBI’s to lead the Laguna hitters.
Last week, the Breakers swept their series with Saddleback (4-16, 1-6) with a pair of lopsided victories over the Roadrunners. On Tuesday, April 11, Laguna traveled to Saddleback for a 20-0 five inning mercy game. Jack Loechner pitched the initial three innings for the win and the Breakers scored 10 runs in the fifth inning to finish the contest. Laguna batters had 19 hits and the pitching staff gave up only one hit.
On Friday, April 14, Laguna scored 15 runs in the second to help the Breakers defeat Saddleback 24-5 at Skipper Carrillo Field. Blake Burzell got the victory. The previous week, Laguna completed their participation in the Ryan Lemmon Tournament at Windrow Park in Irvine, losing to Yorba Linda 4-3 on Tuesday, April 4, and defeating University 9-0 on Wednesday, April 5. Burzell got the victory against the Trojans with help from Lance Stewart.
Laguna was to complete their series with Calvary on Thursday, April 19, and will face Godinez (1-6, 6-13) in a pair of games next week.