Boys Basketball (23-7, 9-1) League Champions
The Breakers 82nd season of basketball ended Tuesday, Feb. 23, at Dugger Gym as highly regarded Harvard Westlake raced past Laguna 72-57 before the largest crowd of the season in the Southern Section CIF D-4AA quarterfinals.
Blake Burzell (30 points), Isaac Wulff (15 points) and Darin Richardson (10 points) were the players that kept Laguna in the game. The visitors went on an 11-0 run late in the second period to take the lead and a 15-0 run in the third quarter to ice the contest.
Laguna finished the season with the second best win total in school history and will be returning top scorer Blake Burzell (18.4 points per game average) plus three other players that saw considerable time this season for the 2017 campaign.
Last week, the playoffs began on Wednesday, Feb. 17, when Laguna defeated Covina 50-41 at Dugger Gym in the first meeting between the two schools in 77 years. Breakers had lost to the Colts 16-14 in overtime back in a 1939 tournament.