High school sports

Cavaliers open GGL play fast

SIX of nine local prep basketball teams won Tuesday night, including two of four girls teams.

GARDEN GROVE LEAGUE play Wednesday saw Santiago and Bolsa Grande each post two wins (Shutterstock).

Santiago High’s basketball teams got off to a fast start in Garden Grove League play on Wednesday.

The Cavalier girls (11-5) defeated La Quinta 69-13. Neryah Lokeni led all scorers with 24 points and added 10 rebounds. Alexia Valencia scored 17.

The Santiago boys’ team (11-8) edged La Quinta 61-57 in a battle of two of the top teams in the GGL. The Aztecs are 9-8 overall.

In other Grove League action, the Bolsa Grande boys’ (8-6) defeated Rancho Alamitos (6-12) by the score of 44-31. The Bolsa girls (2-12) beat Rancho Alamitos (2-10) by the score of 30-27.

In non-league play, Newport Harbor defeated Marina 70-64 in two overtimes. The Vikings are 13-5.

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