The Laguna Beach HIgh School boys basketball team survived the 258-mile drive to Atascadero to beat the 10th ranked Greyhounds 52-32 Friday, Feb. 19.
Breakers never trailed, leading 19-6 after the first period, 28-14 at the half and 45-25 after three quarters.
The trek was not the longest ever for a Bret Fleming team. In 1991, Fleming’s team won in similar fashion after a 300-mile drive to Bishop, beating the Broncos 79-55. Bishop no longer is in the Southern Section and now competes in the Central Section.
Seventh-ranked Breakers host second-ranked Harvard-Westlake on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 7 p.m. at Dugger Gym.
Team results against Atascadero:
Darin Richardson 15
Blake Burzell 12
Issac Wulff 10
Nick Rahder 6
Charlie Rounaghi 3
Adam Armstrong 2
Karam Jones 2
Spencer Wong 2