High School Sports Update 11/8/13


Boys Water Polo (16-11, 4-0)

Laguna 7th at Steve Pal Tournament, CIF next week

Breakers finished a disappointing seventh in the 32-team tournament failing to improve on their division ranking. The event opened on Friday, Nov. 1 with a 19-4 victory over Pacifica at El Modena High School. Jakob Colladay led the 11 Laguna scorers with 4 goals. In the evening game, Laguna defeated division rival Claremont 9-6 with Cade Baldridge leading Laguna with three goals.

Cade Baldridge looks for an opening during Laguna's 9-7 home win against El Toro Tuesday, Nov. 6. The Breakers scored 6 goals in the second half to come from behind for the victory over the Division 1  Chargers.
Cade Baldridge looks for an opening during Laguna’s 9-7 home win against El Toro Tuesday, Nov. 6. The Breakers scored 6 goals in the second half to come from behind for the victory over the Division 1 Chargers. Photo by Robert Campbell.

On Saturday, Laguna lost to Servite (#9 D-I) 11-6 at Santa Margarita followed by a tough 11-10 loss to ML King (# 1 D-3) and a 13-12 win over  Ventura (#7 D-2). Servite used a strong second half to defeat Laguna while ML King jumped out to a 3-0 lead only to see Laguna battle back with Colladay, Trevor Collins and Nolan Del Toro leading the Breakers in goals. Against Ventura, Laguna lost their early lead, used a third quarter rally to take the lead and held on for the victory.

On Tuesday, Cade Baldridge scored three goals as Laguna rallied past El Toro 9-7 at the Laguna pool. The regular season concluded this past Wednesday in the final league match, with Laguna hosting Costa Mesa (19-6, 4-0).





SSCIF D-II Poll for Nov 4: 1 – Agoura, 2 – Murrieta Valley, 3 – Dos Pueblos, 4 – Villa Park, 5 – Foothill, 6 – Laguna Beach, 7 – Ventura, 8 – San Marcos, 9 – Vista Murrieta, 10 – Claremont.

SSCIF D-II Playoff Information:  Pairings post 9AM on Sunday, November 10. First Round matches Wednesday, Nov 13. Quarterfinals: Saturday Nov 16, Semi’s (Nov 20) and Finals (Nov 23) at Woollett Center next to Irvine High School.


Girls Golf (13-4, 12-0)

The Girls Golf squad represented the Orange Coast League at the Southern Division team championships that were held Thursday, Oct. 31, at Costa Mesa Country Club – Mesa Linda course. Jackie McMahon was the top golfer for Laguna shooting 93 and the team finished 23rd. Mater Dei was the division champion.


Girls Volleyball (19-9, 10-0)

Breakers Win 80th Straight League Match – CIF next

Laguna finished the regular season with a pair of league wins defeating Godinez (14-6) last Thursday, Oct. 31, 25-17, 25-15, 25-12 and Costa Mesa (2-17) on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 25-14, 25-12, 25-17. Against the Grizzlies, Sage Patchell took top honors with nine kills and three aces while Cammie Dorn added eight kills and Danielle Quirarte added four kills and four aces. Against the Mustangs, Kelsey Paul took the spotlight with seven kills and three aces while Dorn added five kills and four aces. Sammie Kruger, the squad’s lone senior had a great match with four kills, three aces, and a team high 13 digs.

Breakers completed the league season with another 10-0 sweep, extending their league win streak to 80 consecutive matches. The school record is 102 matches set between 1988 and 1999. Last league loss was Sept. 29, 2005, to Corona del Mar. Overall, the Breakers have won over 90 percent of their league matches since SSCIF began sponsorship of post-season playoffs in 1972.

SSCIF D-IA Poll for Nov 4: 1 – La Salle, 2 – St Lucy’s, 3 – Laguna Beach, 4  – Flintridge Sacred Heart, 5 – Villa Park, 6 – Harvard-Westlake, 7 – El Dorado, 8 – Aliso Niguel, 9 – Westlake, 10 – West Ranch & Valencia/Valencia

SSCIF D-IA Playoff Information:  Pairings post Sat Nov 9 Noon. First Round is Tuesday, Nov 12, Second Round Thursday November 14, Quarters, Saturday Nov 16, Semi’s Nov 19, Finals Fri or Sat Nov 22-23.


Girls Tennis (14-4, 10-0)

League finals results from Thursday, October 31:

2013 Orange Coast League Singles Champion – Kira Hamilton

2013 Orange Coast League Singles Finalist – Ashley Shelton

2013 Orange Coast League Doubles Champion – Sarah Nederlander/ Madeline Loomis

2013 Orange Coast League Doubles Finalist – Bailey Jaeger/ Natasha Keces


SSCIF D-II Playoffs:

Breakers opened their 25th consecutive post season appearance this past Wednesday when they hosted El Dorado (12-12) a 10-8 wild card winner last Tuesday over Fullerton. Should Laguna prevail in the second round is today, Friday Nov 8, Quarters next Monday Nov 11, Semi’s Wednesday Nov 13, Finals, and the Friday Nov 15 in Claremont. Breakers are 86-22 all-time and have participated in 34 of the 39 years the post-season team playoffs have sponsored by SSCIF. Breakers have won 11 titles, last in 2006 (D-I).



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