Larry Hirst has resigned as basketball coach at Newport Harbor to take a personal leave of absence, Hirst confirmed today. Hirst has coached at Newport Harbor for several seasons.
Bob Torribio, who has been a Newport Harbor assistant coach, has replaced Hirst. Torribio replaced Hirst twice before in recent years, first when Hirst took a break to create more family time and last season when Hirst encountered health issues related to dehydration and fatigue.
Newport is 4-12 overall and 0-3 in the Sunset League.
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