May 27, 2024

OC Sports Zone: Community First

Crean Lutheran earns title; Cypress, Tustin, Beckman, Tesoro and JSerra also win

CREAN LUTHERAN 80, PACIFICA 42: The Saints (20-3, 8-0) clinched the Empire League title with a victory Tuesday night. Rui Han had 19 points, Vyctorius Miller scored 17 points, Koat Keat had 12 points and Darrell Morris 11 points to lead the Saints, who have two more league games remaining.

CYPRESS 69, VALENCIA 50: The Centurions celebrated an Empire League victory on senior night Tuesday.

Kody Papke scored 21 points and made two 3-pointers to lead Cypress.

“It was one of those games where everything clicked for us tonight,” said Cypress Coach Derek Mitchell. “I was very proud of our seniors. They had to overcome so much with COVID. They showed their grit having to get back in shape during season.”

Ryan Tran and Devin Cunningham added seven points each for Cypress (14-12, 6-3). Cunningham also had eight rebounds.

Valencia (4-17, 2-7) was led by Dylan Mirhan, who had 10 points and Noah Meagher who had nine points.

TUSTIN 49, PACIFICA 40: The Tillers (20-8, 6-3) were led by Ernest Love, who had 20 points and eight rebounds.

BECKMAN 72, UNIVERSITY 58: The Patriots, trying to keep their CIF playoff hopes alive, notched a Pacific Coast League victory Tuesday night.

Dowon Kim had 17 points, Abhi Acharya 14 points and Miguel Llanes 12 points to lead Beckman (10-16, 5-5).

TESORO 54, TRABUCO HILLS 51: The Titans, the South Coast League champions, finished up league play 7-1. Tesoro (22-5 overall) was led by the team’s only senior, Isaiah Viajar, who had 11 points. Carson Brown had 11 points and Jake Bennett 10 points and 12 rebounds. Blake Manning added nine points and Nathan Draper seven points for Tesoro.

JSERRA 70, ORANGE LUTHERAN 69: The Lions (15-8) won Tuesday night. Robert Diaz scored 27 points, Everett Bryson had 17 points and Aidan Fowler 13 points to lead JSerra.

BREA OLINDA 65, EL MODENA 62: Colin Na led Brea Olinda with 20 points. Garret Brookman added 16 points and Josh Han 13 for Brea Olinda (12-13, 2-3).

PORTOLA 60, WOODBRIDGE 44: The Bulldogs clinched the PCL title behind a 24-point effort by Colin Huang. For full story and photo, click here.


Canyon 66, Foothill 47

Los Alamitos 63, Laguna Beach 41

Northwood 67, Irvine 60

Mater Dei 74, Servite 54

Pacifica Christian 90, Fairmont Prep SJC 48

Villa Park 65, El Dorado 48