With its All-American guard hobbled by a cramp, watching from the sideline, and Sierra Canyon’s Amanda Olinger stepping to the free-throw line with 2.2 second left in regulation of a tied game, ... Full story
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO -The JSerra girls basketball team overcame an early 15-point deficit to beat Los Altos of Haciena Heights, 49-47, in the quarterfinals of the CIF-SS Division 2AA playoffs Wednesday at JSerra High.
The Lions trailed by three when ... Full story
First there was the 130-mile trip from San Juan Capistrano to Barstow.
After JSerra senior point guard Lexi Vail dropped a season-high 27 points in a first-round win over Barstow High, the Lions refueled the buses and were back on another lengthy ro... Full story
GIRLS BASKETBALL O.C. TOP 10
1. Troy, 19-6
The Warriors are the lone county squad alive in the Open Division championship bracket following its road win over Alemany this past Saturday.
2. Fairmont Prep, 20-7
The Huskies will play Long Beach Mill... Full story
LONG BEACH – Brea Olinda knew it got a tough draw and that it would be the underdog against top-seeded Long Beach Poly in the first round of the CIF-SS girls basketball playoffs.
The Ladycats were right, and the game went according to the seed... Full story
STUDIO CITY -- Jayda Ruffus-Milner spent most of the second half on the bench as the Harvard-Westlake junior was plagued with foul trouble. Perhaps it wasn't such a bad thing for the Wolverines.
With Mater Dei leading by nine with 4:37 left, Ruffus-... Full story
MISSION VIEJO - Ella Gardiner’s running jump shot at the buzzer in overtime lifted San Clemente to a 41-40 victory over Trabuco Hills in a CIF-SS Division 3AA second-round playoff game Saturday night at Trabuco Hills High.
Gardiner’s sho... Full story
LOS ALAMITOS — Los Alamitos coach Rich Alvarez warned the Griffins going into their CIF Southern Section 1AA girls second round playoff game Saturday night that Norco’s only path to success was a 30-point plus game from point guard Naomi ... Full story
MISSION HILLS - The Alemany and Troy girls basketball programs needed no introductions Saturday night. The teams were meeting for the fourth time in the past two years and know each other well.
However, Troy keeps winning the more meaningful co... Full story
MONTEBELLO - For the third year in a row, Esperanza's girls basketball team is headed to the CIF-Southern Section quarterfinals.
The Aztecs earned another trip with a 50-42 victory over Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Montebello on Saturday night in a Divi... Full story
Owning a 14-point edge in the latter stages of the third quarter, there were several possessions where Esperanza had the opportunity to put Tesoro away for good, but the pesky Titans managed to stay within striking distance by converting a handful of... Full story