Newport Harbor def. Laguna Beach

LAGUNA BEACH — Senior outside hitter Cody Caldwell recorded 29 kills and 11 digs in the Sailors' 21-25, 25-22, 25-23, 25-27, 15-10 nonleague win Thursday.

Rusty Sary contributed 14 kills and Kevin Rakestraw had 13 kills for Newport Harbor (9-5).

Ian Sequeira finished with 55 assists against Laguna Beach, ranked No. 2 in the CIF Southern Section Division II coaches' poll.

Davis Brown and Todd Bates each had three kills.

The Sailors travel to Manhattan Beach to play Mira Costa, which is ranked No. 1 in Division I, at 7 p.m. The match for Newport Harbor is the second this week against a top two program in the division.


Windward def. Sage Hill

NEWPORT COAST — Chris Zadra 14 kills and seven digs for the Lightning in the nonleague match that Windward won, 25-16, 25-17, 25-21, Thursday.

Kent Kawaguchi had 13 kills and two aces, while Nicky Boulos had 29 assists for Sage Hill (3-9).

The Lightning play against Brethren Christian at Liberty Christian in an Academy League opener Monday at 7 p.m.



Newport Harbor 200, Marina 204

NEWPORT BEACH — Junior Carter Norris earned medalist honors, shooting a one-under-par 35 in the Sailors' Sunset League opener in cold and windy conditions at Big Canyon Country Club Thursday.

Norris has finished first in four of his last five matches.

Brad Tapfer finished with a 38 for Newport Harbor (5-5, 1-0 in league), followed by Mason Moody (39), Marcus Kiel (41) and Zach Eddy (47).