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.
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:
- 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
- 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
Categories: High school sports