June 15, 2024

OC Sports Zone: Community First

OC boys and girls basketball highlights and final scores for Tuesday, Jan. 16

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

Boys basketball

GOLDEN WEST LEAGUE

Godinez 58, Garden Grove 52: League-leading Godinez (17-6, 5-0) was led by Lucas Andaluz, who scored 21 points and Ma’Gen Young, who had 14 points.

Segerstrom 50, Katella 41: The Jaguars (7-15, 3-2) were led by Heber Quero who had 13 points.

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE

Irvine 56, Beckman 47: The Vaqueros (11-11, 2-2) were led by Cooper Stearns, who had 22 points, 15 rebounds, five assists and two steals. He also made 10 of 10 free throws. Jaesang An had 12 points, Archit Raul 10 points and three rebounds and Taewon Kim, who had eight points and seven rebounds. Beckman is 12-10 overall and 3-1 in the PCL.

Woodbridge 71, University 56: Woodbridge (14-7, 3-1) was led by JC Schindler, who had 23 points. Stephen Lamp added 16 points for the Warriors. Jason Briggs had 14 points and Jaiden Sabino 12 points. University (7-14, 1-3) was led by Christian DeBarge, who had 16 points and five assists. Shervin Moarrefian had 14 points, Andrew Bogard eight points, 10 rebounds and four assists. Omar Gawdat had seven points and five rebounds off the bench.

Sage Hill 68, Northwood 60: Sage Hill (10-12, 3-1) won a battle for first place at Sage Hill. Northwood (16-6, 3-1) was led by Zaid Yunis, who had 30 points and five rebounds. Ryan Abaye had 13 points and 10 assists and Sam Alegre 12 points and four rebounds for the Timberwolves.

EMPIRE LEAGUE

Tustin 49, Valencia 40: Johnny Villagrana scored 16 points and Ethan Contreras 11 points to lead Tustin (14-8, 3-1). Terrelle Morales had 15 rebounds for the Tillers. Aidan Tom had 19 points to lead Valencia (9-14, 0-4).

CRESTVIEW LEAGUE

Foothill 70, Villa Park 57: Foothill (15-7, 2-0) were led by Isaiah Bernard, who had 20 points, 11 rebounds, four assists and five blocks; Travis Paleo, who had 16 points; Mansur McClain, who had 13 points and five rebounds; Danny Kennard, who had eight points and seven rebounds and Rocco Gaffoglio, who had seven points.

Villa Park (11-12, 0-2) was led by Mal Johnson who had 30 points and four 3-pointers. Dakari Harris added 10 points and two rebounds.

NON-LEAGUE

Tarbut V’ Torah 60, Rio Hondo Prep 44: The Lions were led by  Ari Varon who had 19 points and six steals, Jake Goblentz-Brown had 16 points and 11 rebounds, Graydon Carpet added 10 points and Yonah Light nine points and 12 rebounds.

NORTH HILLS LEAGUE

El Dorado 61, El Modena 50: The Vanguards (14-9, 2-0) were led by Noah Barker who had 17 points and Andrew Salvador, who had 10 points.

Canyon 49, Yorba Linda 41: Canyon (17-4, 2-0) was led by Josh Goodall, who had 16 points and Jeremy Loreto, who had 13 points. Holden Nagin had 15 points and Orlando Laws 15 points to lead Yorba Linda (14-8, 0-2).

FREEWAY LEAGUE

La Habra 59, Fullerton 54

Sunny Hills 60, Buena Park 48

Girls basketball

PACIFIC COAST CONFERENCE

Woodbridge 62, University 34: Woodbridge (16-6) was led by Teagan Burrus who had 17 points. Hana Watanabe added 14 points and Elizabeth Yasui 11 points. Tori Zebko and Addison Nguyen added eight points each. Ai Miyano led University (9-12) with 13 points and six rebounds. Asha Highsmith had seven points and four rebounds and Samar Shan scored six points and had seven rebounds for the Trojans.

Portola 66, Laguna Hills 16: The Bulldogs (17-4, 1-1) were led by Jillian Yonemitsu, who had 12 points. Malaiya Abraham and Nina Saiki had 10 points each for Portola.

SOUTH COAST LEAGUE

San Clemente 67, Trabuco Hills 50: The Tritons (14-6, 2-0) were led by Reese Tremper, who had 27 points and Kiley Husbands, who had nine points and 14 rebounds.

NORTH HILLS LEAGUE

Canyon 52, Yorba Linda 38: Canyon (14-7, 2-0) was led by Justine Prajitko, who had 16 points and Evie Roach and Jasmine Prajitko, who had 10 points each.

EMPIRE LEAGUE

Crean Lutheran 55, Cypress 45

ORANGE COAST LEAGUE

Estancia 32, Costa Mesa 27

TRINITY LEAGUE

Mater Dei 76, Santa Margarita 28

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