High school sports

12 local athletes sign with 4-year schools

GRIFFIN O’CONNOR of Edison High is bound for the Air Force Academy (Dave Simpson photo).

Twelve athletes from four schools in the Garden Grove-Huntington Beach-Westminster area emerged on National Signing Day on Wednesday to attend four-year colleges and universities.

According to reports, they are:

Edison: Amanda Chadwick, soccer, Pace; Griffin O’Connor, football, Yale.

Huntington Beach: Jake Cavano, boys’ water polo, UCLA; Curtis Jarvis, boys’ water polo, USC.

Marina: Amanda Dunton, girls’ soccer, Wheaton College; Autumn Opperund, girls; soccer, Jamestown North Dakota; Erika Sosa, girls’ soccer, Sacramento State; Madison Woolbert, girls’ soccer, Southern Wesleyan; Payton Woolbert, girls’ soccer, Southern Wesleyan.

Pacifica: Ben Jefferson, football, Air Force Academy; Luke Loy, boys’ soccer, Antelope Valley University;Isaak Tigia, football, San Jose State.

Prep hoops results

Here are Wednesday’s high school basketball results for teams serving the Garden Grove-Huntington Beach-Westminster area.


  • Saddleback Valley Christian 79, Orangewood Academy 40


  • Orangewood Academy 64, Saddleback Valley Christian 10
  • Los Alamitos 86, Newport Harbor 26
  • Edison 45, Huntington Beach 27.

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