-- Mike Sciacca
Benefit golf classic date nears
SchoolPower will hold its 10th annual Golf and Gourmet Classic at
Coto de Caza Golf and Racquet Club on Nov. 4.
The golf tournament traditionally raises nearly $90,000 a year and
benefits programs in the Laguna Beach Unified School District.
For the past three years the Laguna Beach High athletic department
has joined forces with SchoolPower to make the event more profitable.
The school’s athletic programs will be funded by 20 percent of the
event’s proceeds, SchoolPower officials said.
In addition to the golf tournament, a silent auction, live auction
and raffle will be held the day of the event.
For information on reserving a spot in the tournament or attending
any function, contact SchoolPower at (949) 494-6811.
Laguna gridders fall
Laguna Beach’s Pop Warner Football team went up against a powerful
and unbeaten Yorba Linda squad last Saturday and was handed a 38-6
Yorba Linda bolted to a big first half lead, and was never
Laguna Beach got on the scoreboard in the third period when wide
receiver Chris Hyden took a pitch and scored on a 70-yard reverse
Hyden, named his team’s player of the game by the Laguna coaching
staff, also scored on a 50-yard run, which was nullified by a
Laguna will attempt to halt a losing streak at five games Saturday
when they take on Tustin in a 5 p.m. kickoff at San Clemente High.
Laguna drops pair
Laguna Beach’s boys’ under-13 soccer team found the going tough
last weekend as it dropped a pair of Silver South Division contests.
On Saturday, Laguna Beach lost a 4-0 decision to the
co-division-leading Irvine Strikers Red at Alton Park.
On Sunday, Laguna was handed a 5-0 shutout loss by Wolfpack Blue
in a match played at Wolfpack Field in Fountain Valley.
It was Wolfpack Blue’s first win of the season.
The two losses puts Laguna (1-4-2) winless in its last three
matches. The team has not won since defeating FRYSC Rush, 2-1, in the
fall season opener back on Sept. 8.
Laguna gets another crack at FRYSC Rush, also 1-4-2, on Saturday
when the teams do battle in a 9:30 a.m. match at Acacia Park in
Laguna Beach and FRYSC Rush currently are tied for sixth place in
the Silver South Division standings.
Silver South Standings
1T. Irvine Strikers Red and Real FC Toros, 5-0-2; 3. Mission Viejo
SC Brazil, 5-2; 4. JUSA Select B-89b, 1-1-5; Wolfpack Blue, 1-3-3;
6T. Laguna Beach and FRYSC Rush, 1-4-2; 8. Canyon PSA, 0-5-2.