Dominic Toretto, played by Vin Diesel, likes to use the word “family” to describe his team in the “Fast and the Furious” movie franchise.
That word, “family,” also was used a lot this season by the Laguna Beach High girls’ water polo team.
Coach Ethan Damato’s Breakers played for each other on their way to an undefeated season and their third CIF Southern Section Division 1 title in four years. They won another Orange Coast League title, all three major in-season tournaments and every game by at least four goals.
It was one of the most impressive, if not the most impressive, team seasons in Division 1 history. And it also included one of the most impressive individual...