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Soccer summer camps begin June 25

Laguna Beach High School Summer Camps is offering three sessions for local youth this year.

The first session is a girls’ camp (Camp I) and will run June 25-29. Daily sessions are 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Laguna Beach High. A second session, a boys’ camp (Camp II), will be held July 9-13 from 9 a.m. to noon, also at the school. The final session is open to boys and girls (Camp III) and includes special tournament-style training and will be held July 23-27.

The camps are open to youth ages 6 to 16.

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Professional level training will be offered with an emphasis placed on individual ball skills, speed work, small game tactics, goalkeeping and match level decision making. All players will be grouped appropriately.

To register for the first two camps, contact the Laguna Beach Community Services (located at 515 Forest Ave.) at (949) 497-0716, ext. 6, or visit www.lagunabeachcity.net.

For Camp III, contact Coyne at paddyjoecoyne@hotmail.com, or Rolfing at wrolfing@aol.com.

Wacholder, Turner fifth in Tampa

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Rachel Wacholder and Tyra Turner were knocked out of title contention in quarterfinal round play Sunday at the Assn. Of Volleyball Professionals Tampa Open in Florida.

Wacholder (Laguna Beach High, Class of 1993) and Turner, the open’s No. 2 seed, battled No. 8 seed Annett Davis/Jenny Johnson Jordan with a berth in the semifinal round on the line, and it was Davis and Johnson who rallied from a 19-21 loss to win two straight, 21-14, 15-12, to advance.

Davis and Johnson fell in three games to eventual women’s champion, No. 1 Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh in the semifinal round.

Wacholder and Turner began the tournament with a 21-14, 21-15 sweep of No. 15 Keao Burdine/Nancy Mason in winner’s bracket play. Next came a sweep of No. 7 Holly McPeak/Logan Tom, 21-18, 21-18, but in the fourth round of winner’s bracket play, the duo was upended by No. 3 Nicole Branagh/Elaine Youngs in a tight match, 25-23, 16-21, 15-13.


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