High school sports

Loara wins and Edison falls

LOARA HIGH‘s boys’ basketball team advanced to the CIF-SS quarterfinals with a win on Friday (Shutterstock).

Markus Toscano and Luke Recinto each scored 14 points Friday night as Loara defeated Fillmore 42-36 in a CIF-SS Division 5AA second round game.

The Saxons (now 18-12 overall), who finished second in the Garden Grove League, will face North High of Torrance (23-5) in a quarterfinal game on Tuesday.

In 2A action, Edison was edged 60-59 by Lutheran High of Orange. The Chargers finished the year 20-10 and as champions of the Surf League.

Dylan Hugues scored 17 points for Edison and Jayden Oei added 15.

La Quinta was knocked out of the 5AA playoffs by a 102-49 loss to Lynwood.

In girls’ CIF-SS soccer play, in Division 7 La Quinta defeated Santa Ana Valley 1-0 and Magnolia bested El Monte 3-1.

The Aztecs (14-6-5 overall) will next play AGBU) in a quarterfinal match on Tuesday. The Sentinels (14-9-1) take on Oakwood of North Hollywood.

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