High school sports

Chargers stun Sailors, move into 1st

EDISON HIGH upset Newport Harbor 58-51 Wednesday night in a boys’ basketball game that pushed the Chargers into first place in the Surf League.

Edison High’s boys’ basketball team pulled off a major upset Wednesday night, stunning Newport Harbor 58-51 at the Charger gym.

The Sailors came into the game with a 21-1 record, compared to Edison’s 16-7 mark, but that didn’t seem to make much of a difference.  The visitors had a 24-19 lead at halftime, but the home team outscored them the rest of the way, with a 16-6 edge in the third period being decisive.

EHS surged to a 2-0 mark and first place in the Surf League behind the 19-point effort of Jack Horton, along with 15 from Kaden Headington.

Edison will host Los Alamitos (7-13 overall and 0-3 in league) on Friday.

Also on Wednesday, the Garden Grove High boy’s team turned back Godinez 64-52 in a Golden West League game. The Argonauts, now 4-1 in league and 19-3 overall, were led by Jerry Martinez (18 points) and the duo of Kyler Torres and Sebastian Castro with 14 points each.

Grove will host Westminster on Friday.

Here are scores from local prep basketball Wednesday.

Boys

  • Garden Grove 64, Godinez 52
  • Laguna Beach 62, Huntington Beach 54
  • Edison 58, Newport Harbor 51

Girls

  • Segerstrom 71, Western 31
  • Westminster 37, Ocean View 33.

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