High school sports

Oilers fall 41-38 in CIF-SS title game

HUNTINGTON BEACH HIGH'S girls' basketball team will play in the CIF-SS Division 1 title game Friday against Bishop Montgomery at Azusa Pacifica University.

HUNTINGTON BEACH HIGH’S girls’ basketball team played in the CIF-SS Division 1-A title game Friday against Bishop Montgomery at Azusa Pacifica University.

UPDATE: The Huntington Beach High girls’ basketball team fell just short of the CIF-SS Division 1-A title Friday as the Oilers lost 41-38 to Bishop Montgomery of Torrance at Azusa Pacific University.

The key blow came when Knights’ star Jessica Malazarte hit a three-pointer in the closing seconds for what proved to be the winning basket.

Frankie Wade-Sanchez, the Oiler star, scored 29 of her team’s 41 points and grabbed 17 rebounds. The orange-and-black finished the season with a 22-8 record.

The CIF-SS Division 1-A girls’ basketball title is at stake today at Azusa Pacific University when Huntington Beach High (22-7) faces Bishop Montgomery (Torrance) at 5 p.m.

sportsbriefsThe Oilers finished as co-champs of the Sunset League with Los Alamitos, while the Knights were the third-place team from the tough Del Rey League.

AZU is located at 901 E. Alosta Ave. in Azusa. General admission tickets are $15; high school students with ID pay $8; children 13 to 5 years old $8. Parking is free.


Local high school baseball and softball teams won six of nine contests on Thursday. Here are scores for teams in the Garden Grove-Huntington Beach-Westminster area. All are tournament and non-league contests.


  • Edison 1, Wilson (Long Beach) 0
  • Santa Margarita 9, Fountain Valley 4
  • Pacifica 8, Downey 4
  • San Clemente 2, Ocean View 1
  • Westminster 4, Northwood 0
  • Garden Grove 14, Godinez 7
  • Rancho Alamitos 3, Savanna 1
  • Nogales 2, Santiago 0


  • Bolsa Grande 21, Brethren Christian 7

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