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High School Roundup: Laguna Beach boys’ volleyball ties for ninth at Redondo Varsity Classic

Laguna Beach High’s Geste Bianchi tips the ball over the net during Sunset Conference crossover, vol
Geste Bianchi of Laguna Beach High boys’ volleyball, shown competing against Edison on March 15, had 18 kills in a win over Palos Verdes at the Redondo tournament on Saturday.
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The Laguna Beach High boys’ volleyball team tied for ninth in the 24-team Redondo Varsity Classic tournament Saturday at Redondo Union High.

Laguna Beach (13-11) lost to San Diego Westview 25-23, 25-17 on Saturday before picking up two wins. The Breakers beat Oak Park 25-23, 25-23 and outlasted Palos Verdes 23-25, 25-19, 16-14.

Junior opposite hitter Geste Bianchi had 18 kills and four solo blocks for the Breakers in the win over Palos Verdes.

Overall, Laguna Beach went 3-3 in the tournament.


The Breakers, who are 0-4 in the Surf League, conclude league play with home matches against Huntington Beach on Monday and Corona del Mar on Tuesday.


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