June 15, 2024

OC Sports Zone: Community First

OC boys and girls basketball highlights and final scores for Friday, Jan. 12

(Graphic: Fernando M. Donado, For OC Sports Zone)

Boys basketball


Godinez 60, Katella 47 CLICK HERE FOR COVERAGE

Westminster 91, Segerstrom 62 CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS AND STORY


Crean Lutheran 89, Valencia 39: CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS AND STORY

Tustin 41, Pacifica 38: Tustin (13-8, 2-1) was led by Johnny Sagarino who had 12 points and Johnny Villagrana, who had 11 points. Pacifica (14-7, 1-2) was led by Ryan Luong, who had 12 points and Ethan Lee, who had nine points.

Cypress 70, Kennedy 36: The Centurions (15-, 3-0) won on senior night at Cypress. Cypress was led by senior Michael Wright who finished 15 points and 20 rebounds. Ryan Gov and Kingston Birdsong added 11 points. 

“It was the last time we will host Kennedy in the Empire League since we are changing leagues next season,” said Cypress Coach Derek Mitchell. “I want to thank Coach (Jose) Alvarez and his team to support our team manager play his senior night (he scored nine points on three 3-pointers).”


Calvary Chapel 75, Estancia 69: Jaden Embry had 18 points, Ben Devries 17 points, Jorden Embry 16 points and Kaden Harris 13 points to lead Calvary Chapel (12-10, 5-2). Estancia (17-6, 5-2) was led by Jaedeon Hose-Shea, who scored 38 points.


Los Alamitos 73, Fountain Valley 66: Trent Miller scored 25 points for Los Alamitos (17-4) but left the game early with an injury. Liam Gray and Dilayehu Wempe had 14 points each and Samori Guyness 13 points for the Griffins.


Foothill 70, Yorba Linda 47: The Knights (14-7, 4-0) were led by Isaiah Bernard, who had 14 points, four rebounds, 10 assists and four steals. Blake Pearson had 13 points, Mansur McClain 11 points, Danny Kennard 10 points and 10 rebounds, Travis Paleo nine points and Kai Nixon seven points and six rebounds.


Woodbridge 52, Irvine 46 CLICK HERE FOR STORY AND PHOTO

University 79, Laguna Hills 71: The Trojans broke open a close game in the second quarter to win at home. University (7-13, 1-2) was led by Christian DeBarge, who had 41 points and six 3-pointers. He also had nine rebounds and four assists. Shervin Moarrefian had 16 points and four 3-pointers, all in the second quarter. Andrew Bogard added eight points and seven rebounds and McKay Nelson had six points, seven rebounds and four blocks.

Laguna Hills (1-18, 0-3) was led by Myles Mittlesteadt, who had 17 points and three 3-pointers. Aidan Corbin added 13 points, Carter Eley 12 points, Gabe Vargas 10 points and Andrew Matthews 10 points.

Beckman 79, Sage Hill 59: The Patriots (12-9, 3-0) were led by Tai Nguyen, who had 17 points and five 3-pointers, Caydo Do, who had 16 points and Josh Charette and Quasi Azem who had 10 points each.

Northwood 63, Portola 55: The Timberwolves (16-5, 3-0) were led by Zaid Yunis, who had 33 points and four rebounds. Ryan Abaye had 11 points and eight assists, Sam Alegre 10 points, four rebounds and two assists, Justin Liu four points and 10 rebounds and Aidan Arnold eight points, four rebounds, three assists and three steals.


San Clemente 48, Tesoro 39: The Tritons were led by Will Whidden, who had 14 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks. Chase Toliver added 11 points and eight rebounds.

Edison 65, Newport Harbor 63

Marina 78, Huntington Beach 67


JSerra 47, Santa Margarita 39: The Lions (17-3, 2-2) were led by Aidan Fowler who had 17 points. Sebastian Rancik and Godschoice Eboighodin. who had 10 points each. Santa Margarita (15-6, 2-2) was led by Jonathan Moxie, who had 10 points. DeMarco Johnson added nine points and Dallas Washington seven points.

Orange Lutheran 59, Servite 56


El Dorado 49, Brea Olinda 38: Nathan Meek had 13 points, Noah Barker 12 points and Andrew Salvador 11 points to lead El Dorado (13-9, 1-0).


La Habra 53, Sunny Hills 41

Girls basketball


Crean Lutheran 74, Valencia 32: The Saints (3-0 in league) were led by junior forward Sydnee Norwood who had18 points, junior guard Jane Hewitt, who had 17 points and sophomore guard  Jane Moyer, who had 10 points. 


Canyon 69, Villa Park 45: Canyon was led by Sofi Majidi, who had 21 points and Justine Prajitno, who had 13 points. Mariah Streeter and Evie Roach had nine points each and Jasmine Prajitno eight points.


Portola 69, Northwood 28: Kira Watanabe had 30 points to lead Portola. She also passed the 1,000-point career mark. Nina Saiki added 10 points for the Bulldogs.

Woodbridge 44, Irvine 38: Hana Watanabe and Lizzie Yasui had 11 points each and Teagan Burrus nine points to lead Woodbridge.

University 35, Laguna Hills 26: University (9-11) was led by Ai Miyano who had 15 points and five 3-pointers. Asha Highsmith added four points, seven rebounds, three assists and three blocks. Laguna Hills (7-12) was led by Addi Olsen with eight points.

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