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Spartans fade in second half vs. MD

ORANGEWOOD ACADEMY’S girls’ basketball team lost to Mater Dei in the CIF SoCal Division II finals Friday.

For two quarters, the girls’ basketball team from Orangewood Academy of Garden Grove played national power Mater Dei close in the CIF SoCal Division II Regional final at Vanguard University in Costa Mesa.

The Spartans led 25-19 at one point and trailed only 28-25 at halftime, but the Monarchs pulled away with a 12-5 burst in the third quarter and went on to win 50-39. Mater Dei now finishes the season on Saturday with a contest in Sacramento for the state title.

Orangewood was led by Estafina Giner and Jaqueline Saucedo, who each scored 13 points. The team finished with a 22-10 record.

DUCKS LOSE IN SHOOTOUT

The Anaheim Ducks lost 2-1 to the Buffalo Bills in a shootout Friday night at Honda Center. Zembgus Girgensons scored in the 10th round of the shootout to lift the visitors to the win.

Anaheim’s sole goal in regulation was scored by Rickard Rakell in the first period, his 31st of the year. The Ducks are now 37-23-11, still in second place in the NHL Pacific Division. Next up will be a game Saturday in San Jose against the first place Sharks (42-21-17).

LEAGUE PLAY UNDERWAY FOR BATTERS

After a long season of pre-league and tournament games, league action started Friday for most baseball teams in the Garden Grove-Huntington Beach-Westminster area. Here are some scores.

LEAGUE PLAY UNDERWAY FOR BATTERS

After a long season of pre-league and tournament games, league action started Friday for most baseball teams in the Garden Grove-Huntington Beach-Westminster area. Here are some scores.

Baseball

Sunset League

  • Fountain Valley 3, Edison 1
  • Huntington Beach 9, Los Alamitos 0
  • Marina 8, Newport Harbor 5

Garden Grove League

  • Rancho Alamitos 33, Bolsa Grande 1
  • La Quinta 2, Santiago 1
  • Garden Grove 4, Los Amigos 2

Golden West League

  • Segerstrom 10, Westminster 0
  • Orange 7, Santa Ana 3
  • Ocean View 7, Loara 4

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