Garden Grove and Orange opened their 2016 league seasons Thursday night with important wins. The Argonauts (4-2 overall) defeated a strong Los Amigos (3-3) team 27-6 to begin their quest for a fifth straight Garden Grove League title. Orange (6-0) meanwhile defeated another previously unbeaten team in Santa Ana (5-1) in a close game by the margin of 31-29.
Here are the Thursday night scores for prep football in the Garden Grove-Huntington Beach-Westminster area.
Garden Grove League
Garden Grove 27, Los Amigos 6: (for complete coverage, go to https://orangecountytribune.com/2016/10/06/grove-rolls-past-lobos-in-ggl-opener/.
Rancho Alamitos 43, Bolsa Grande 6: With the lopsided win Thursday, the Vaqueros improved their overall record to 4-2. Six players scored touchdowns for RAHS and Blake Culbert threw for three touchdowns and 249 yards. Bolsa (1-5) got its score on a fumble return by Alex Huynh.
Golden West League
Orange 31, Santa Ana 29: The Panthers jumped out to a 24-9 halftime lead and survived a late rally by the Saints to preserve the win. Aaron Murray, Brandon Warren and Luis Correa combined for 194 yards rushing for OHS.
Edison 48, Newport Harbor 6: Led by Griffin O’ Connor’s 236 yards passing and the one-two running punch of Jack Carmichael (111 yards) and Chad Pavlik (102 yards), the Chargers easily handled the Sailors and improved their record to 5-1.
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