Four teams hold down rankings

In regular season play, which concludes today for several teams,

Laguna Beach High had four squads hold down Top 10 rankings, as

revealed Tuesday by the CIF Southern Section office.

The highest ranked team was the girls’ tennis squad, which came in


at No. 3 in Division I.

The Breakers, 16-4 overall, were the highest rated Pacific Coast

League team, with rivals Corona del Mar and University coming in

ranked eighth and ninth, respectively.


Laguna Beach on Tuesday downed University, 12-6, in their final

league match, running their league record to 8-2.

The key match had been postponed last Monday, due to darkness. The

Breakers led at the time of the postponement, 7-5.

The boys’ water polo team, which visits Servite (26-2) today, came

in at No. 8 in the latest Division I poll.

The Friars are the top-ranked team in Division II.

Boys’ cross-country also held a high ranking -- a No. 5 position


in Division IV.

The Breakers’ girls’ volleyball team, which lost in four games

Tuesday night to Tesoro, was ranked eighth in Division IV-AA.

-- Mike Sciacca