High school sports

Edison vs. San Clemente for SoCal crown

EDISON will host San Clemente Saturday at Huntington Beach High in the CIF SoCal Division 1-A playoffs.

EDISON will host San Clemente Saturday at Huntington Beach High in the CIF SoCal Division 1-A playoffs.

Edison High School will have something of a home filed advantage when its football team takes on San Clemente Saturday night at Cap Sheue Field on the Huntington Beach High Schook campus at 7:30 p.m.

The Chargers (13-1) are facing San Clemente (11-3) in a CIF 1-A SoCal regional game. The winner will pay the victor in the NorCal clash between Bakersfield (11-1) and Del Oro (12-2) next week.

Edison is the winner of the CIF-SS Division 3 title. It’s led by Griffin O’Connor, who has passed for 3,229 yards and 34 touchdowns with just six interceptions. On the ground the Chargers rely on Jack Carmichael, who has rushed for 1,026 yards and 12 touchdowns. EHS is on a seven-game win streak and is ranked 63rd in the nation and ninth in California by MaxPreps.com.

San Clemente won the CIF Division 2 crown. The Tritons’ offense is sparked by Jack Sears with 2,256 yards through the air, worth 33 TDs and just two interceptions. Austin Whitsett has rushed for 1,013 yards and three scores. SCHS is rated 13th in California and 124th in the nation.

The two teams have two common opponents – Huntington Beach and La Mirada. Both have beaten HBHS, but Edison defeated LMHS while San Clemente lost to the Matadores.

THREE LOCALS WIN HOOPS CONTESTS

Basketball team teams from high schools from the Garden Grove-Huntington Beach-Westminster area posted three victories Thursday. Here are the scores.

Boys basketball

  • Claremont 70, Marina 52
  • Desert Hot Springs 71, Orangewood 70

Girls’ basketball

  • Orangewood 61, Carson 57
  • Los Amigos 44, Mission Viejo 25
  • Pacifica 60, Anaheim 17

 

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