June 15, 2024

OC Sports Zone: Community First

OC boys and girls basketball highlights and final scores for Tuesday, Jan. 9

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

Boys basketball

GOLDEN WEST LEAGUE

Godinez 59, Westminster 58: The Grizzlies (15-6, 3-0) were led by Lucas Andaluz, who had 19 points. Adrian Gonzalez had 17 points and Jaiden Torres 10 points. Eric Rodriguez hit two free throws with 10 seconds left to lift the Grizzlies to the win, according to Godinez Coach Robert Morgan.

Segerstrom 52, Ocean View 46: The Jaguars (6-13, 2-1) were led by Heber Quero who had 14 points and Gilbert Vargas, who had 10 points.

Katella 59, Garden Grove 55

EMPIRE LEAGUE

Cypress 72, Valencia 58: The Centurions (14-5, 2-0) beat Valencia in their final league match-up at Cypress since both teams will be in different leagues next year.

Cypress Coach Derek Mitchell earned his 200th career win.

Michael Wright led Cypress with 17 points and 15 rebounds. Hayden Roberts added 10 points and Alex Konishi eight points for the Centurions.

Tustin 61, Kennedy 54: The Tillers (12-8, 1-1) were led by Johnny Villagrana, who had 21 points and seven rebounds and Johnny Sagarino, who had 14 points.

Crean Lutheran 73, Pacifica 44

SAN JOAQUIN LEAGUE

Pacifica Christian 54, Fairmont Prep 44: The Tritons were led by Michael Noel, who had 18 points. EJ Spillman had 13 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists and AJ Johnson eight points.

TRINITY LEAGUE

St. John Bosco 51, Santa Margarita 45: Santa Margarita (15-5, 2-1) was led by Dallas Washington, who had 11 points. DeMarco Johnson had nine points, four steals and three blocks, Cameron McNamee nine points and three 3-pointers and Brayden Kyman nine points and one block.

Mater Dei 92, Servite 49: Mater Dei (18-1, 4-0) was led by Luke Barnett with 19 points and Brannon Martinsen, who had 17 points. Owen Verna had 14 points and Brandon Benjamin 12 points for the Monarchs.

FREEWAY LEAGUE

La Habra 67, Troy 50: The Highlanders (16-4, 2-0) were led by Grayson Sinek, who had 36 points, six steals, five rebounds and Acen Jimenez, who had 17 points and four rebounds.

CENTURY CONFERENCE

Yorba Linda 58, El Dorado 39: Yorba Linda was led by Jordan Laws, who had 23 points. El Dorado was led by Caleb Hendrix, who scored 13 points.

Villa Park 66, El Modena 43: Villa Park was led by Diego Perez, who had 10 points and four rebounds; Dakari Harris, who had nine points and three rebounds; Isaiah Labat, who had nine points and three rebounds; Derek Engram, who had eight points and four assists and Hayden Hakala, who had eight points.

Foothill 85, Brea Olinda 43: The Knights (13-7, 3-0) were led by Isaiah Bernard, who had 10 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists. Blake Pearson had 18 points, Kai Nixon 13 points, Travis Paleo 12 points and Rocco Gaffoglio nine points.

FREEWAY LEAGUE

Fullerton 62, Sunny Hills 61

Sonora 71, Buena Park 53: Riley Hale scored 26 points, Erick Castillo 15 points and Ricky Esparza 12 points to lead the Raiders.

Girls basketball

SOUTH COAST LEAGUE

San Juan Hills 73, Tesoro 32: The Stallions opened league play with a win. Sydney Peterson led San Juan Hills with 20 points and eight steals. Aryanna Hudson added 15 points and seven assists and Anna Shreeve 13 points and five steals. San Juan Hills made 53 percent of its shots from three-point range.

EMPIRE LEAGUE

Crean Lutheran 75, Pacifica 45

Tustin 50, Kennedy 31

CENTURY CONFERENCE

Esperanza 62, Canyon 50: Canyon was led by Justine Prajitno who had 17 points and Jasmine Prajitno, who had 12 points. Evie Roach added 10 points.

SAN JOAQUIN LEAGUE

Fairmont Prep 61, Pacifica Christian 54: Caylie Villagrana had 16 points and Lauryn Ham 12 points to lead Pacifica Christian.

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