High honors for M’s, Oilers

KANIYA BRAGG of Pacifica puts the tag on La Habra’s Britney Moreno at third base in the Mariners’ 3-2 win in non-league action. Mariners are ranked among the best in the state and nation (Orange County Tribune photo by Jim Tortolano).

Four local sports teams have won high honors from the Los Angeles Times.

Huntington Beach High’s Oiler baseball team was ranked the number two team in Southern California behind JSerra in the top slot.

That’s a little ironic because the Oilers were Southern California Division 1 champs, defeating – who else?– the JSerra Lions.

HBHS finished the season with a 25-9 mark and was ranked  sixth in the state and 21st in the nation by

The Pacifica High (21-9) team was ranked 23rd by The Times. The Mariners were rated 43rd in the state by 

On the softball side, Pacifica (26-5) was rated seventh in Southern California by The Times, and Huntington Beach 18th. According to, the M’s were 29th in the state and the Oilers (21-8) were 33rd in California.


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