July 13, 2024

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OC high school boys and girls basketball highlights and final scores for Friday, Nov. 17

BOYS BASKETBALL

SANTA ANA VARSITY TOURNAMENT

Consolation semifinals

Huntington Beach 83, University 66: The Oilers (2-1) were led by Oliver Nakra, who had 25 points and four 3-pointers; Danny Huynh, who had 20 points and six 3-pointers; and Logan Barker (15 points) and Kai Labistre (14 points). University (1-2) was led by Andrew Bogard and Christian DeBarge, who had 18 points each and Arjun Gupta, who had 12 points.

La Habra 61, Tustin 29: The Highlanders (2-1) were led by Acen Jimenez, who had 18 points. Five other players had six points or more for La Habra, which plays Saturday at 12:30 p.m. vs. Fountain Valley at Santa Ana.

Santa Ana 70, California 65 CLICK HERE FOR COVERAGE

Championship semifinals

Newport Harbor 47, San Juan Hills 43 CLICK HERE FOR COVERAGE

Dana Hills 59, San Clemente 57

Saturday schedule (all games at Santa Ana): La Quinta vs. California, 8 a.m.; Santa Ana vs. Segerstrom, 9:30 a.m.; Tustin vs. Diamond Bar, 11 a.m.; La Habra vs. Fountain Valley, 12:30 p.m.; Yorba Linda vs. University, 2 p.m.; Valencia vs. Huntington Beach, 3:30 p.m.; (third place) San Clemente vs. San Juan Hills, 5 p.m.; (championship) Dana Hills vs. Newport Harbor, 6:30 p.m.

RUMBLE FOR ROSECRANS AVENUE

El Dorado 58, El Segundo 52

Villa Park 67, Sonora 49: The Spartans were led by Dakari Harris, who had 23 points, five rebounds and three assists; Isaiah Labat, who had 12 points and four 3-pointers; and Jared Hoggard, who had 11 points, nine rebounds and five assists.

NON-LEAGUE

Irvine 71, Costa Mesa 54: Cooper Stearns scored 22 points, Jaesang An had 12 points and Ryan Bugay 11 points to lead Irvine (1-1).

Pacifica Christian 57, St. Margaret’s 42

GIRLS BASKETBALL

PORTOLA VILLA PARK KICK-OFF CLASSIC

Portola 58, Villa Park 30: Nina Saiki had 23 points and made seven 3-pointers to lead Portola. Amelia Booth had nine points and Kira Watanabe eight points for the Bulldogs.

NON-LEAGUE

Woodbridge 53, Foothill 34: Hana Wantanabe had 16 points, Teagan Burrus 13 points and Milan Heisdorf eight points to lead Woodbridge.

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