High school sports

Aztecs win a city hoops showdown

LA QUINTA edged Westminster Tuesday in a boys' basketball game.

LA QUINTA edged Westminster Wednesday in a boys’ basketball game.

La Quinta won the “Battle of Westminster” Wednesday afternoon when the boys’ basketball team defeated city rival Westminster High 59-58 in the Estancia Coast Classic Tournament.

The Aztecs trailed 30-25 at halftime, but grabbed the lead with a 22-13 edge in the third quarter, then held off a late Lion charge. LQ goes to 8-2 overall and WHS to 4-10.

High school basketball results from Wednesday night in the Garden Grove-Huntington Beach-Westminster area.

Boys’ basketball

  • Santiago 68, San Pedro 57
  • Edison 65, Canyon 45
  • La Quinta 59,Westminster 58
  • Fountain Valley 56, Estancia 31
  • Ocean View 75, Hug 56
  • Northwood 61, Pacifica 23
  • Western 56, Rancho Alamitos 49

Girls’ basketball

  • Temple City 34, La Quinta 22
  • Torrance 50, Westminster 44

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