The OCVarsity Gridiron guys - Steve Fryer, Dan Albano and Jonathan Khamis - were at Yorba Linda High on Monday to preview this week's CIF State Regional games - San Clemente vs. Edison and Yorba Linda vs. St. Anthony of Long Beach.
The video includes interviews with Yorba Linda coach Jeff Bailey and players Luke Adams and Bobby Brattain.
Also, in the OCVarsity Gridiron Extra, the guys recap the CIF finals.
My vote today in the final O.C. football Top 25:
1. Mater Dei
2. Mission Viejo
4. Santa Margarita
5. San Clemente
6. Orange Lutheran
9. Los Al
10. Corona del Mar
11. Buena Park
12. La Habra
13. San Juan Hills
14. Villa Park
15. Capo Valley
16. Yorba Linda
17. El Modena
21. Newport Harbor
23. Brethren Christian
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Corona del Mar's Will Rodosky scored four goals and Marina's Leo Yuno added three to help lead the South past the North, 15-12, in the Orange County all-star boys water polo match at Ocean View on Sunday.
Newport Harbor's Connor Turnbow-Lindenstadt added two goals for the South. Goalie Noah Carter of San Clemente made eight saves.
The score was tied, 9-9, going into the fourth period.
Mater Dei attacker Keegan Coleman scored four goals for the ...Read the rest of this entry »
Edison coach Dave White acknowledged having mixed feelings Sunday morning when he found out the Chargers would play San Clemente in the CIF State Regional football playoffs.
“It’s a great game for the fans,” White said. “Both teams have been playing really well this season. Both teams have had success over the years, and both teams have a history of having great community support. So, yeah, this should be an exciting matchup for them.
“But I kind of wish we didn’t have ...Read the rest of this entry »
The schedule of games for the regionals round of the CIF State football championships.
The Southern and Northern California regional finals will be played Friday and Saturday, Dec. 9-10.
The state championship games will be played Friday and Saturday, Dec. 16-17, at sites to be determined.
De La Salle (11-1) Concord vs. St. John Bosco (12-2) at Hornet Stadium, Sacramento State, Saturday, Dec. 17, 8 p.m.
North: Freedom (11-1) at St. Mary’s (13-1), Stockton, Friday, Dec. ...
This is the place to find all of Saturday's game stories, photos, scores video and more from the CIF-SS championship games.
SATURDAY'S STORIES, PHOTOS & VIDEO
We have updated and complete brackets for all 13 divisions of the CIF-SS football playoffs through the CIF-SS championship games on Friday and Saturday.
UPDATED: CIF-SS playoff brackets:Read the rest of this entry »
MISSION VIEJO - The Mater Dei boys basketball team was playing its fourth consecutive game at 8 p.m. in the Diablo Invitational.
Fatigue was not apparent as the top-ranked Monarchs beat Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks, 87-59, Friday in the semifinals at Mission Viejo High.
The Monarchs tallied 19 assists, and 9 of their 10 baskets in the first quarter were assisted. Forward Harrison Butler had a game-high seven assists for Mater Dei.
“We try to emphasize sharing the ball," Mater Dei coach ...Read the rest of this entry »
BUENA PARK - The calendar says it's December, which is early in the boys basketball season, but the intensity of the Coyote Classic semifinal between Los Alamitos and Bellflower had February written all over it.
The Griffins' 12-point halftime advantage was erased by the Buccaneers, but Los Al held on to win, 68-63, on Friday night at Buena Park High.
Joseph Riley led the Griffins with 22 points, including four three-pointers. He scored 14 of his points in the first half. Spencer ...Read the rest of this entry »
HUNTINGTON BEACH – Leading by nine coming out of the half, Saddleback Valley Christian turned up the defensive intensity and left host Ocean View behind Friday night in the Jim Harris Memorial Tournament of Champions.
The Warriors outscored the Seahawks by 21 in the third quarter en route to a 74-43 victory in the semifinals at Ocean View High.
“We like to speed teams up, and we just weren’t playing hard enough on the defensive end,” Saddleback Valley Christian coach ...Read the rest of this entry »