High school sports

Oilers fall to Los Al in girls’ hoops

SIX of nine local prep basketball teams won Tuesday night, including two of four girls teams.

LOS ALAMITOS defeated Huntington Beach 56-62 in the Sunset League opener.

The Sunset League season for the new girls basketball campaign started Thursday night and local teams split two contests.

In the big game, Huntington Beach lost 56-52 to Los Alamitos. The Griffins (12-2) were led by Cailyn Croker with 27 points, while Oilers star Frankie Wade Sanchez scored just 20 in the contest at the HBHS gymnasium for Huntington (7-7).

Overall, teams from the Garden Grove-Huntington Beach-Westminster area posted four wins and five losses.

Boys’ basketball

  • Bolsa Grande 54, Calvary Chapel 47
  • Magnolia 62, Rancho Alamitos 46
  • Garden Grove 49, Katella 48

Girls’ basketball

  • La Quinta 45, Laguna Beach 21
  • Sunny Hills 46, Garden Grove 38
  • Edison 68, Fountain Valley 38
  • Los Alamitos 56, Huntington Beach 52
  • Santa Margarita 70, Pacifica 44

Top scorers (boys)

  • Matt Bautista (Rancho Alamitos) 17
  • Derick Tran (Bolsa Grande) 16
  • Van Phan (Bolsa Grande) 16
  • Brendan Coleman (Garden Grove) 16

Top scorers (girls)

  • Frankie Wade Sanchez (Huntington Beach) 20
  • Mercedes Robles (Pacifica) 18
  • Finley Garrett (Edison) 17
  • Kina Tauaika (Garden Grove) 17



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