High school sports

Chargers, Oilers, Aztecs in key wins

EDISON, Orange and La Quinta all won key league football games Friday night.

EDISON, Orange and La Quinta all won key league football games Friday night.

Edison High won its crucial Sunset League football contest Friday night, defeating Los Alamitos 19-7 at Veterans’ Stadium in Long Beach. The Chargers improve to 6-1 overall and 2-0 in SL action, while the Griffins are 4-2 and 1-1.

Huntington Beach is in a tie for first in the Sunset League after its 39-21 win over Marina, and La Quinta won its sixth game in rolling past Rancho Alamitos 42-17 in Garden Grove League action. That sets up a potential showdown with defending champion Garden Grove on Nov. 3 for the GGL title. The Sunset League showdown between Edison and Huntington Beach will be on Nov. 4

Friday night scores for schools serving the Garden Grove-Huntington Beach-Westminster area are below.

EMPIRE LEAGUE

Tustin 28, Pacifica 21: Ben Jefferson had 236 all-purpose yards for the Mariners, who lost to the Tillers after three times holding the lead. PHS is 0-2 in EL action and 3-4 overall.

GARDEN GROVE LEAGUE

La Quinta 42, Rancho Alamitos 17:  The Aztecs defeated the Vaqueros for the first time in eight years. QB Micheal Nadeau had 210 all-purpose yards for LQHS, which improved its overall record to 6-1, 2-0 in GGL action.

Los Amigos 45, Bolsa Grande 7: The Lobos improved to 4-3 overall and 1-1 in league with the win. The Matadors dropped to 1-6 and 0-2.

GOLDEN WEST LEAGUE

Segerstrom 20, Orange 17: The Panthers led most of the game before falling to the Jaguars and see their overall record go to 5-2 and 0-2 in GWL action.

Ocean View 35, Westminster 20: Xavier Salgado led the way for the Seahawks, passing for 114 yards and throwing for 114 more. The Lions were led by Noah Melbon with 193 aerial yards. OV is 4-3 and 1-1; WHS is 3-4 and 1-1.

SUNSET LEAGUE

Edison 17, Los Alamitos 9: The Chargers knocked off their likely toughest competition with the win. Griffin O’Connor passed for 165 yards as EHS improved to 6-1 overall and 2-0 in league.

Newport Harbor 66, Fountain Valley 34: In a wild high-scoring affair, the Barons dropped to 1-7 and 0-3 in league. Andrew Ross threw for 242 yards for FVHS.

Huntington Beach 39, Marina 21: A 33-point outburst in the third quarter blew open a tight game and the Oilers went on to improve their record to 4-3 overall. Marina went to 3-4 and 0-2.

 

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