High school sports

Some early showdowns are looming

LA QUINTA and Santiago girls’ teams battled for first place last Friday, but there are more “showdown” games this week (Orange County Tribune photos).

UPDATE: This week’s CIF-SS winter sports poll results are below.

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We’re far enough into the league season for local prep basketball teams to have showdown games. Here are a few.

  • Segerstrom at Garden Grove in a girls’ Golden West League clash at the Argonaut gym today (Tuesday) at 5:45 p.m. Both are 4-0 in league play.
  • Los Amigos at Bolsa Grande in a boys’ Garden Grove League clash in the Matador gym today (Tuesday) at 7 p.m. LA is 4-0 in league and Bolsa is 3-1.
  • Edison at Corona del Mar on Wednesday in a boys’ Surf League clash at the Sea King gym. Edison is 1-0 in league and 14-9 overall while CDM is 0-1 and 15-7.

How they stand, so far

Here are the standings for high school basketball leagues involving teams serving our communities of Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Stanton and Westminster.

BOYS

Empire: Cypress 4-0 (17-5 overall), Crean Lutheran 3-1 (11-8), Tustin 2-2 (15-7), Valencia 2-2 (16-6), Pacifica 1-3 (13-9), Kennedy 0-4 (12-7).

Garden Grove: Los Amigos 4-0 (13-7), Bolsa Grande 3-1 (7-15), Santiago 2-2 (10-12), Rancho Alamitos 2-2 (9-9), Loara 1-3 (6-16), La Quinta 0-4 (4-18).

Golden West: Ocean View 4-0 (14-8), Garden Grove 3-1 (15-7), Segerstrom 2-2 (6-15), Western 1-3, (6-15), Godinez 1-3 (12-9), Westminster 1-3 (5-15).

Orange: Century 4-0 (13-8), Savanna 3-1 (3-17), Katella 2-2 (5-13), Anaheim 1-2 (6-13), Santa Ana Valley 1-3 (4-18), Magnolia 0-3 (0-17).

Orange Coast: Estancia 4-0 (19-3), Saddleback 2-2 (4-18), Santa Ana 2-2 (10-10), Costa Mesa 2-2 (7-15), Calvary Chapel/Santa Ana 2-2 (7-14), Orange 0-4 (3-19).

San Joaquin: Pacifica Christian 3-0 (15-4), Fairmont Prep 3-1 (13-6), Capistrano Valley Christian 1-3 (15-5), Orangewood Academy 0-4 (11-10).

Surf: Newport Harbor 1-0 (19-4), Edison 1-0 (14-9), Corona del Mar 0-1 (14-7), Los Alamitos 0-1 (14-8).

Wave:  Laguna Beach 1-0 (14-7), Fountain Valley 1-0 (12-6), Marina 0-1 (9-14), Huntington Beach 0-1 (5-16).

GIRLS

Empire: Tustin 3-1 (16-5), Cypress 3-1 (11-11), Crean Lutheran 3-1 (18-3), Kennedy 2-2 (8-12), Pacifica 1-3 (11-10), Valencia 0-4 (4-16).

Garden Grove: Santiago 4-0 (10-9), Rancho Alamitos 3-1 (11-8), La Quinta 3-1 (10-10), Loara 2-2 (8-3), Los Amigos 0-4 (10-11), Bolsa Grande 0-4 (4-16).

Golden West: Garden Grove 4-0 (11-10), Segerstrom 4-0 (9-11), Godinez 2-2 (12-9), Westminster 1-3 (7-9), Ocean View 1-3 (7-15), Western 0-4 (7-15).

Orange:  Anaheim 4-0 (16-3), Magnolia 3-1 (10-8), Savanna 3-1 (7-13), Century 2-2 (9-7), Katella 0-4 (6-11), Santa Ana Valley 0-4 (1-13).

Orange Coast: Saddleback 4-0 (13-8), Calvary Chapel 2-2/Santa Ana 2-2 (11-7), Costa Mesa 2-2 (4-10), Orange 2-2 (5-11), Estancia 1-3 (3-19), Santa Ana 1-3 (3-19).

San Joaquin: Orangewood Academy 4-0 (17-4), Fairmont Prep 2-1 (14-6), Sage Hill 2-1 (14-5), St. Margaret’s 0-3 (7-12), Avalon 0-3 (3-14).

Surf: Huntington Beach 1-0 (13-4), Edison 1-0 (13-9), Corona del Mar 0-1 (17-6), Los Alamitos 0-1 (5-14).

Wave: Fountain Valley 1-0 (12-11), Marina 1-0 (5-16), Laguna Beach 0-1 (9-13), Newport Harbor 0-1 (10-11).

Stars of the week

Here are some of the outstanding basketball performances from the past week for local athletes.

  • Brianna Landeros scored 18 points for Santiago Friday in its 55-37 win over La Quinta.
  • Ryann Nadeau scored 12 points for La Quinta in its loss to Santiago.
  • Slater Miller scored 23 points for Ocean View last Tuesday in the Seahawks’ 67-55 win over Garden Grove.
  • Jerry Martinez scored 22 points for Garden Grove in the loss to OVHS.
  • Sydney Gandy of Orangewood Academy scored 14 points in the Spartans’ 50-34 win over Fairmont Prep last Thursday.
  • Sandra Balandran of Garden Grove scored 32 points in the Argonauts’ 67-40 win over Western.

As for the polls …

Eleven local winter sports teams are ranked in CIF-SS polls this week, and two  are top-rated. They are:

Boys’ basketball

  • Division 5A: Los Amigos is seventh.

Girls’ basketball

  • Open Division: Orangewood Academy (also first in Division 2AA

Boys’ soccer

  • Division 2: Santiago is sixth.

Girls’ soccer

  • Division 1: Pacifica is sixth.
  • Division 5: Santiago is ninth.

Girls’ water polo

  • Division 5: Garden Grove is 10th.
  • Division 6: Marina is first.
  • Division 7: Rancho Alamitos is seventh, Westminster is ninth and La Quinta is 10th.

Prep Sport Spotlight is posted on Tuesdays during the local high school athletic year.

 

 

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