Search: Site   Web

Almiranez helps Ocean View hold off Newport Harbor

FOR OCVARSITY.COM

HUNTINGTON BEACH – Freshman Danelle Almiranez scored 11 points, including two 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, as Ocean View held off Newport Harbor, 38-31, in a Hawk Holiday Classic quarterfinal game at Ocean View High on Wednesday night.

After trailing by 14 in the third quarter, the Sailors rallied to trim Ocean View’s lead to three, 32-29, when McKenna Izzi hit a jumper from 16 feet with 4:08 to go.

Almiranez answered with a 3-pointer from the top of the circle with 2:42 left. She struck again from the left side 24 seconds later, giving the Seahawks a lift.

“We go into a little bit of a funk in the third quarter, so we have been trying to do some different things to generate a little bit more offense,” said Ocean View coach Kim Morris. “We’re very young, so we have a little bit of this up and down thing going on. Fortunately, they are talented enough to be able to pull through.”

Ocean View (6-1) led, 8-5, after one quarter, and boosted the advantage to 15-5 halfway through the second on a pair of Meghan Meyer free throws and two field goals by Almiranez, one from behind the arc. 

Jasmyn Winters would answer with Newport Harbor’s only field goal of the quarter, making it 15-7 with 3:44 left, and Ocean View held at 20-10 lead at halftime.

Izzi scored all of her team-high 10 points in the fourth quarter for Newport Harbor (2-5).

In other tournament action:

Corona del Mar 40, Santa Ana Valley 24: Keaton Gaughan scored nine points to lead a balanced Sea Kings attack. Patsy Solano led the Falcons with eight points.

Marina 59, Dominguez 32: Lauren Dorame scored 15 points as the Vikings pulled away in the second half. Johnrae Magee scored 13 for the Dons.

Oxford Academy 40, Bolsa Grande 31: Sharon Loung scored 10 points as the Patriots in their victory. Cindy Nguy led the Matadors with 17 points.

Pacifica 53, San Juan Hills 42: Heaven Masuno and Emily Lee each had 14 points for the Mariners. Allie Biedermann and Abby Conklin had 15 points each for the Stallions.


See archived 'Sports' stories »
 
Ads by Google


Jobs
Autos
Real Estate
Classifieds
ADVERTISEMENT 
Search Players


ADVERTISEMENT 
Volleyball:

Saddleback Valley Christian 25, Arrowhead Christian 13 - 3rd Set - Completed

Volleyball:

Santa Ana Valley 1, Magnolia 3 - 4th Set - Completed

Baseball:

Northwood 1, Yorba Linda 2 - 7th Inns - Completed

Baseball:

El Camino/Sacramento 0, Yorba Linda 7 - 7th Inns - Completed

Baseball:

JSerra 1, Mater Dei 0 - 4th Inns - Completed

Volleyball:

Irvine 25, Woodbridge 18 - 3rd Set - Completed

Softball:

Irvine 11, Corona del Mar 1 - 6th Inns - Completed

Baseball:

Roosevelt (Corona) 4, Yorba Linda 7 - 7th Inns - Completed

Volleyball:

Mater Dei 0, Servite 3 - 3rd Set - Completed

Lacrosse:

Valencia 5, Newport Harbor 8 - 00:00 2nd Period - Completed