High school sports

Edison falls, but Saxons win

EDISON lost its quarterfinal game against Inglewood, but the Loara Saxona advanced to the football semifinals (Shutterstock).

Edison High’s football team was knocked out of the CIF-SS Division 2 quarterfinals by Inglewood 22-16 on Friday night.

The Chargers, who finished the season 8-4, led at one point, but couldn’t withstand two fourth quarter TDs by the Sentinels (11-0). Edison scores came on a 13-yard run by Troy Fletcher and a 4-yard touchdown pass from Tyler Gioia to Tyler Hampton.

Loara advanced to the Division 14 semifinals with a 21-7 win over Pomona. The Saxons (6-6) were the fourth place team in the Garden Grove League but are now just one win away from the championship finals. Loara will face Alhambra (6-6) in the next round on Nov. 19.

In Division 9 play, Western lost 52-27 to Colony.

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