At the end of the night, Mater Dei’s boys basketball team could say it had done what was expected.
The top-ranked Monarchs extended their reign as king of the Trinity League, clinching their 28th consecutive league title with a victory over a short-handed Orange Lutheran team.
MJ Cage had 12 points, 12 rebounds, five
BUENA PARK - Buena Park’s dream of winning the program’s first title in boys basketball since 1992 is still alive thanks to a final defensive stand Tuesday night.
Buena Park junior guard Rocky Watkins blocked Ryan Mickle potential game-winning 3-point attempt as time expired to help the host Coyotes esca
ANAHEIM – Savanna proved it is not a one-man team in a 78-55 win over Anaheim on Tuesday in an Orange League boys basketball game at Anaheim High.
Mark Butler, among Orange County scoring leaders at 22 points a game, scored 19 points in the first half for Savanna.
In the third quarter, Butler was shut out, but Savann
CIF-SS BOYS SOCCER POLLS
(Selected by the CIF-SS Boys Soccer Advisory Committee)
4. Los Alamitos
5. St. John Bosco
6. Palos Verdes
9. Santa Barbara
CIF-SS GIRLSS BASKETBALL POLLS
(Selected by the CIF-SS Girls Basketball Advisory Committee)
OPEN DIVISION WATCH LIST
Long Beach Poly
CIF-SS BOYS BASKETBALL POLLS
(Selected by the CIF-SS Boys Basketball Advisory Committee)
OPEN DIVISION WATCH LIST
LAKE FOREST – El Toro needed to win its South Coast League match Tuesday against Mission Viejo to remain in contention to earn one of the league's two guaranteed playoff berths.
A victory would have improved the Diablos' postseason chances, too, strengthening their hold on first place.
The game, however, ended in a 0-0 tie,
We're just days away from the big announcement.
Can you feel the excitement?
On Friday, OC Varsity will announce this year's rankings of the best student sections in the county. (This is for boys basketball only.)
The Irvine Southern California Championships tournament has solved many rankings debates in girls water polo with its position late in the regular season and collection of talented teams.
But in the wake of Laguna Beach’s dominant, 11-3, victory against San Marcos in the finals Saturday, the question
At the onset, it appeared as if it was going to be a night Sierra Vaglica simply took over.
After a 10-point first quarter, the Woodbridge point guard fed teammate Lauren Baffo in the post in the second. Lauren Lum had the hot hand in the third, before Anjali Ghadi sealed the deal in the fourth.
Villa Park’s girls water polo team extended its streak of playoff appearances by navigating a final challenge and plot twist Tuesday.
Attacker Lyndsy Peterson scored five goals, Bri Portales added three and four steals and Morgan Stiewig made eight save as the Spartans defeated host Yorba Linda, 10-6, to claim
HUNTINGTON BEACH - Los Alamitos’s girls basketball team can cross off the No. 1 goal on its preseason checklist.
The seventh-ranked Griffins secured their second consecutive Sunset League title on Monday night, grinding out a 56-48 victory over No. 8 Huntington Beach in what was the penultimate game of the regular season for both s
Troy’s girls soccer team is one of the hottest teams in the county going into the final week of the regular season.
The Warriors moved to 7-0-1 in the Freeway League last week with a pair of shutout victories over Fullerton and Sonora. Brianna Diaz had four goals and an assist in the two
The CIF-Southern Section will announce the Open Division selections on Friday afternoon, two days before the playoff brackets are released for every other girls division.
The final Open Division watch list released Monday named 19 potential selections, including the teams in the top five of the county rankings: Brea Olinda, Mater Dei, Tr
Tesoro got better when it got healthy.
“We’re eight games into having a full roster,” Tesoro coach Steve Garrett said.
The Titans are 6-2 over those eight games and have won five in a row.
Senior forward Chandler White missed all of December because of a tibia fracture. Senior guard Devo
Miller, a senior guard, is averaging 8.4 points, 7.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game. He is enrolled in three AP classes (calculus AB, environmental science and macro economics), plus Spanish 4 and Language Arts 4. He is involved with the Y
O.C. TOP 10
(Records through Sunday)
1. Brea Olinda, 21-2
Ladycats’ two losses came back in December by a combined eight points.
2. Mater Dei, 23-3
The 25-point loss to Centennial of Las Vegas was the Monarchs’ most lopsided under Coach Kevin Kiernan
A poll of Orange County media members (records through Sunday):
1. Mater Dei (23-3 record, 50 poll points)
Monarchs had a fine week, with Nike Extravaganza wins over Shadow Mountain of Phoenix, Ariz., and Foothills Christian of El Cajon, plus Trinity League win over Santa Margarita.
2. Los Alamitos (21-
Here are the final results from the six CIF-SS Division Dual Meet Championships on Saturday:
Northview 44, Hillcrest 19
Servite 38, St. John Bosco 23
Victor Valley 43, Vista Mu