It’s only the first week of December, but the Laguna Beach High winter sports season is already in full swing.
The Breakers, playing at the La Quinta Tournament, started 1-1. They fell to host La Quinta on Monday, 53-46, before getting past Saddleback, 39-21, on Tuesday.
Senior Adam Selevan had a team-high 12 points in the win over Saddleback, followed by sophomore Tyler Masukawa with nine and freshman Jake Dalke with eight.
The Breakers held the Roadrunners scoreless in the second quarter, only the third time in school history a team had been held scoreless for a period. Saddleback’s 21 point output was also the third-fewest points Laguna Beach has allowed in the past 50 years.
The Breakers fell to Newport Harbor, 37-28, at the Corona del Mar tournament Wednesday. Emily Writer had 12 points and Samantha Garner added seven for Laguna (1-1), which opened the tournament with a 51-50 thriller win over Bolsa Grande on Monday.
Writer poured in 34 points in the opening win. The tournament continues through the weekend.
The Breakers fell to 0-2 after losing to Tesoro, 4-1, in a nonleague game Wednesday. Laguna opened its season with a loss to Tustin on Monday; they play host to Mission Viejo tonight at 6:15 p.m.
Laguna Beach opened its season with a game against San Juan Hills on Tuesday, results of which were not available at press time.
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The Breakers, ranked No. 2 in the CIF Southern Section Division II preseason poll, had a scrimmage against Newport and Santa Barbara on Saturday. The have their season opener at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, at home against Mater Dei.