High school sports

Grove League race is knotted up

SANTIAGO HIGH SCHOOL’S boys’ basketball team is tied for first in the Garden Grove League with La Quinta after Friday’s games. In earlier GGL action (above), Jacob Buboi of Santiago (1) goes up for a shot. For Rancho Alamitos, Henry Phu (3) defends. (GGUSD photo).

The Garden Grove League boys’ basketball race is tied up as Loara defeated Santiago 60-50 Friday night at the Saxon gym.

Combined with La Quinta’s 62-50 win over Rancho Alamitos, Santiago and the Aztecs are tied with 6-2 records. Loara is a game back at 5-3.

Each team has two more league games next week on Tuesday and Thursday.

Kedir Abdi led the Saxons with 21 points. Markus Toscano added 13 points and pulled down 19 rebounds. Xavier Ojeda led the Cavs with 20 points.

In the Orange League, Western (8-0) locked up no worse than a tie for the title with a 61-31 victory over Century. The Pioneers led 38-14 at the half.
Savanna (6-2) kept its position in second place with a 51-48 win over Magnolia (2-6).

In the Wave League, Newport Harbor (3-0) stayed in the lead with its 77-66 win over Huntington Beach (0-3).

On the girls’ side, Godinez High (7-1) maintained its position in first place in the Golden West League with a 37-35 triumph over Ocean View (5-3), which slipped to third.

Segerstrom (6-2) stayed a game back with a 54-14 win over Garden Grove (0-8). 

The championship may come down to next Thursday as the Grizzlies visit the Jaguars at the Segerstrom gym.



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