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Baseball: Plenty of Breakers earn all-league honors

The Laguna Beach High baseball dominated throughout the 2014 Orange Coast League season, and the Breakers dominated the 2014 all-league team selections.

Laguna placed eight players on the all-league team which is headed by a pair of seniors. The Breakers' Richie Nunis and Grant Wilhelm took top honors by being named Most Valuable Player and Pitcher of the Year, respectively.

A trio of Breakers, seniors Preston GrandPre and Steven Harrison and sophomore Will McInerny, were first-team selections. The more Breakers, junior Callan Cochran, sophomore Zak Kovacic and freshman Dante Faicchio, were named second-team all-league.

Three members of the Laguna softball team also earned all-league laurels. Seniors Halle Redfearn and Veronica Clancy were first-team picks, and senior Jordan Hartman was named to the second team.

All-Orange Coast League Baseball Team

League champion: Laguna Beach

MVP: Richie Nunis, Sr. Laguna Beach

Pitcher of the Year: Grant Wilhelm, Sr., Laguna Beach

First Team

Laguna Beach: Preston GrandPre, SS, Sr.; Steven Harrison, 1B,Sr.; Will McInerny, C, Soph.

Calvary Chapel: Patrick Cromwell, SS, Sr.; Daniel Morales, P/1B/C, Jr.; Spencer Taylor, P, Sr.

Godinez: Giovanni Cuellar, P, Sr.; Pedro Leon, SS, Sr.

Estancia: Jason Rodriguez, OF, Sr.; Connor Brown, 3B/P, Soph.

Costa Mesa: Grady Connor, SS, Soph.

Saddleback: Johnny Rojas, C, Jr.

Second Team

Laguna Beach: Zak Kovacic, P, Soph.; Callan Cochran, OF, Jr.; Dante Faicchio, 3B, Fr.

Calvary Chapel: Caleb Bush, OF, Sr.; Patrick Glasglow, 3B, Soph.

Godinez: Guillermo Sanchez, P/C, Sr.; Bryan Cuellar, OF, Sr.

Estancia: Jackson Letterman, OF, Sr.; Aaron Boaitey, 1B, Jr.

Costa Mesa: Connor Howard, P/1B, Sr.; Alex Jimenez, OF, Sr.

Saddleback: Jimmy Agredano, SS, Jr.

All-Orange Coast League Softball Team

League champion: Calvary Chapel

MVP: Kaitlin Estes, Sr, Calvary Chapel, Kimberlee Estes, Sr., Calvary Chapel

MVP Pitcher: Jamie Nelson, Sr., Calvary Chapel

First Team

Laguna Beach: Halle Redfearn, Sr.; Veronica Clancy, Sr.

Calvary Chapel: Carley Buonarigo, Jr.; Darian Gibson, Jr.; Lauren Eisele, Jr.

Godinez: Briana Gonzalez, Sr.; Marrae Saucedo, Jr.

Estancia: Felicia Rios, Soph.; Kelly Hinkle, Sr.

Costa Mesa: Jasmine Herrera, Soph.

Saddleback: Tatiana Rojas, Soph.

Second Team

Laguna Beach: Jordan Hartman, Sr.

Calvary Chapel: Raliene Dumas, Sr.; Rachel Nelson, Sr.; McKenzie Oviatt, Soph.

Godinez: Melissa Haro, Soph.; Adriana Barrera, Jr.

Estancia: Bryanna Vernon, Sr.; Maya Van Den Heever, Soph.

Costa Mesa: Anessa Farrow, Soph.; Brenna Alvis, Fr.

Saddleback: Gabriela Sanchez, Soph.

— From staff reports

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