June 15, 2024

OC Sports Zone: Community First

OC high school boys and girls basketball highlights and final scores for Friday, Dec. 8

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

Boys basketball

SAN JUAN INVITATIONAL

Mater Dei 79, Dana Hills 47: Mater Dei was led by Brannon Martinsen and Owen Verna who had 22 points each. Collin Haugh led Dana Hills with 19 points.

BEACH BASH TOURNAMENT

JSerra 69, Foothill 29: The undefeated Lions (10-0) were led by Sebastian Rancik, who had 26 points and Aidan Fowler, who had 11 points. Danny Kennard led Foothill (5-4) with 11 points and six rebounds.

GARY RAYA CLASSIC

Yorba Linda 44, Capo Valley 38: The Mustangs were led by Orlando Laws, who had 15 points. Dallin Fried added 10 points for Yorba Linda.

Fountain Valley 65, Calabasas 49

BOSCO BRAVES INVITATIONAL

Rancho Cucamonga 73, Crean Lutheran 71: The Saints were led by Kaiden Bailey, who had 30 points. Milanas Luksas had 11 points and Braden Davidson nine points for Crean Lutheran.

NON-LEAGUE

Servite 103, Mountain View 39: The Friars (4-1) were led by RJ Chastang, who had 21 points. Hugh Hannon had 20 and Jake Schutt 13 points.

Rancho Alamitos 60, Oxford Academy 57: Henry Pham had 22 points and Inoke Malo 18 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Vaqueros.

San Clemente 63, Portola 42: The Tritons were led by Porter Hansen, who had 22 points. Christian Fernandez added 21 points, five rebounds and four assists.

University 82, Santa Ana 64: Isaac Evans led Uni (3-8) with 24 points and six 3-pointers, seven rebounds and six steals. Christian DeBarge had 18 points and 15 rebounds and Andrew Bogard 18 points and nine rebounds. Jack Rivera scored 34 points to lead Santa Ana (3-4). Osten Achmad had 12 points and Isaac Alvarez 11 points for the Saints.

Irvine 52, Brea Olinda 41: The Vaqueros earned a home win Friday night. Jaesang An led the way with 21 points, four rebounds, two assists and two steals. Jalen Yim had 11 points, four rebounds, two assists and four steals and Finn Hoffman six points and 11 rebounds.

Cypress 68, Canyon 56: “It was a great atmosphere for a Friday night,” said Cypress Coach Derek Mitchell. “The Centurions were led by Michael Wright who had 24 points. Jonah Kim added great defense on Jaden Goodall and scored 18 points. Kingston Birdsong and Ryan Gov each chipped in 11 points.

“Our boys really stepped up defensively in the second half. We were down seven at half, and our guys came out locked in to play on defense. Any time you can get a victory over Nate (Coach Harrison) who is one of the best coaches in California, it’s exciting.”

Girls basketball

NON-LEAGUE

Woodbridge 70, Valencia 53: Woodbridge (5-3) was led by Teagan Burrus with 17 points, Lizzie Yasui with 17 points and Milan Heisdorf with 15 points.

PACIFICA MARINER TOURNEY

Pacifica Christian 50, Edison 27: Pacifica Christian was led by Vivian Villagrana, who had 26 points.

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