High school sports

Oiler girls advance to CIF hoop finals

HUNTINGTON BEACH HIGH'S girls' basketball team will play in the CIF-SS Division 1 title game this weekend after defeating Esperanza 42-29 on Saturday.

HUNTINGTON BEACH HIGH’S girls’ basketball team will play in the CIF-SS Division 1 title game this weekend against Bishop Montgomery High of Torrance after defeating Esperanza 42-29 on Saturday.

Huntington Beach High’s girls’ basketball team rode into the CIF-SS Division 1 finals on a strong defense and the scoring of Frankie Wade Sanchez. The Oilers (22-7) defeated Esperanza 42-29 Saturday in a semi-final contest. Wade scored 22 points and grabbed six rebounds.

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The orange-and-black will face Bishop Montgomery in the finals on Friday or Saturday. The Knights are 22-7 and defeated King High of Riverside 63-47 in the other semifinal.

HBHS broke out to an early 11-4 first quarter lead and put the game away with a 12-6 fourth quarter edge. The team is on a 15-game winning streak.

BATTER UP FOR AREA PREPS

Baseball and softball play for teams in the Garden Grove-Huntington Beach-Westminster area began on Saturday, with a bunch of non-league and tournament games played.

Here are the results:

Baseball

  • Bolsa Grande 14, Firebaugh (Lynwood) 2
  • La Quinta 3, University 1
  • Fountain Valley 6, El Modena 3
  • Capistrano Valley 6, Edison 5
  • Ocean View 7, Western 1
  • Huntington Beach 8, Aliso Niguel 0
  • Marina 2, Pacifica 1

Softball

  • Santiago 11, Santa Ana Valley 0
  • Katella 9, Westminster 0
  • Fullerton 4, Garden Grove 0
  • Santiago 2, Calvary Chapel (Santa Ana) 0
  • La Quinta 16, Anaheim 3
  • Rancho Alamitos 8, Estancia 6
  • La Quinta 8, Costa Mesa 3

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