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Sports Update: Laguna teams scramble get season back on track amid COVID-19 surge

Pandemic protocols in California disrupted the holiday tournaments in December and has derailed non-league and remaining in-season tournaments. It’s a week-to-week affair as leagues scramble to try and complete league play. Playoffs are still set for February. Boys Basketball (10-10, 0-2) Breakers defeated Beckman 67-54 on Dec. 27 in the Tustin...

Sports Update: Fall 2021 Laguna Beach High School Athletic Awards

CROSS COUNTRY 2021 was not the season the teams were hoping to have as they fell short in qualifying for the State Meet after three successful trips. The teams still qualified for the Southern Section finals— 22nd straight time for the Boys, 19th consecutive times for the Girls. The teams...

Laguna Sports Update

WINTER SPORTS Boys Basketball (7-5) San Juan Hills (13-2) proved to be another difficult opponent as the Stallions easily ran past Laguna 66-37 in a contest played on Dec. 21 at Tesoro High School. Breakers struggled with their outside shots hitting only two from the three-point range while San Juan hit...

Laguna Sports Update

WINTER SPORTS Boys Basketball (7-4) Hot shooting Dana Hills jumped out to a 37-19 half-time lead and went on to bury the Breakers 65-46 in a non-league contest played at the Dolphins gym. Kanoa Panganiban led the Laguna with 18 points and Jackson Sirianni added 15. Dana (11-3) now leads the...

Laguna Sports Update

WINTER SPORTS Boys Basketball (7-3) Laguna went 3-1 at the Corona del Mar tournament last week as the squad continue to prepare for a very tough Sunset Surf League campaign next month. In CdM’s “Beach Bash”: Dec. 6 -  Crean Lutheran 69, Laguna 39 The Saints (3-0) easily defeated Laguna in the opening...

Sports Update: Breakers win season opener 23-3

Boys Basketball (4-2) Breakers won two more games in the Portola Tournament before losing on the final day to Los Osos 44-37.  On Dec. 2, Laguna defeated Trabuco Hills 37-34 never trailing except for a brief period in the second quarter. Laguna had balance scoring with Kanoa Panganiban with nine points...

Sports Update: Scott Wittkop Ends Run as Cross Country Coach

Cross Country After 12 successful seasons as the Boys Cross Country coach, Scott Wittkop announced he would not return for 2022. He was hired in 2010 to replace Dave Brobeck who also coached for 12 years—both tied for the longest tenure in the program’s history. Their combined 24 years have...

Sports Update: Breakers football miscues at Claremont, LBHS recognizes Signing Day 2021

Football (10-2) Breakers Football Miscues At Claremont - Breakers lose 38-7 Early jitters on their center snaps dug a big hole for the Breakers in their CIF Division 9 showdown at Claremont last Friday night. The fourth play of the game was an interception thrown by Will Bingham after a...

Sports Update: Naess and Rose named 2020-21 Laguna Beach athletes of the year

Seniors Jessie Rose and Nolan Naess received top honors as Laguna Beach High School released their annual award selections for the 2020-21 season. Rose earned first team all-Sunset Surf League honors in Water Polo as a starter this season for the 8-0 Breakers who captured their 15th straight league title...

Laguna Sports: Breakers Boys Basketball rolls past Cypress

Baseball (2-9, 8-16) Breakers closed out their 83rd season with a 3-0 loss to Fountain Valley on May 25 at the Barons’ field followed by a tough 2-0 loss to Los Alamitos at home on May 27. Final 2021 Statistical Leaders after 24 games: Batting Average: .315 – Noah Liao, .306 Max...