High School Roundup: Huntington Beach girls’ water polo routs Edison

High School Roundup: Huntington Beach girls’ water polo routs Edison
Huntington Beach High's Courtney Heydorff, seen here on Dec. 12, 2017, scored five goals to lead the Oilers to a 22-4 win over Edison on Wednesday. (Scott Smeltzer / Staff Photographer)

Maddie Bockman and Courtney Heydorff each scored five goals as the Huntington Beach High girls’ water polo team beat Edison 22-4 in a Sunset League opener Wednesday night at Newport Harbor High.

Nicca Fallah scored four goals for Huntington Beach (6-4 overall).

Jenn Murphy led Edison with two goals.

Fountain Valley 8, Marina 2: Ally Wilcox scored three goals for the Barons in Wednesday’s Sunset League opener at Newport Harbor High.

Amanda Blake and Kiana Wesley both added two goals for Fountain Valley.

Karly Stigar and Rayza Zayerz both scored for Marina.



Sage Hill 2, Whitney 1: Sophomore Anika Nielsen and freshman Grace Robinson-Dorn each had goals for the host Lightning in Wednesday’s Academy League opener.

Sophomore goalie Nicole Motherway made two first-half saves for Sage Hill (5-3 overall). Junior goalie Michelle Hung made two saves in the second half.

Sage Hill continues league play at Crean Lutheran on Friday at 3 p.m.

Marina 2, Fountain Valley 0: Senior Erika Sosa had a goal and an assist for the Vikings in Tuesday’s Sunset League opener at home.

Freshman Kaitlyn Paculba also scored for the Vikings (13-1-3 overall), who play host to Edison on Thursday at 3 p.m.

Newport Harbor 0, Los Alamitos 0: Senior goalkeeper Bryana Esparza made six saves for the Sailors in their Sunset League opener on the road Tuesday.

Coach Justin Schroeder also highlighted the defense of Jenna McConnaughey, Ashlee Young, Helen Coyne and Andie Lee for Newport Harbor (7-4-3 overall), which plays at Huntington Beach on Thursday at 5 p.m.



Edison 52, Huntington Beach 18: Isaiah Seals (120 pounds), Anthony Loyola (126), Elijah Palacio (138), Jarred Jimenez (170) and Zack Lund (182) earned victories by fall in the visiting Chargers’ Sunset League opener on Wednesday.

The Chargers will host Fountain Valley on Jan. 24.

Fountain Valley 57, Marina 22: Herasmo Martinez (113 pounds) and Mike McCoy (120) pinned their opponents for the host Vikings in a Sunset League opener on Wednesday.

John Finney added an overtime decision for the Vikings at 126 pounds, and John McCoy scored a major decision at 152.



Woodbridge 47, Marina 37: Junior forward Katie Nguyen scored 21 points with 10 rebounds, five steals and three blocked shots, but the host Vikings fell for the fifth straight time in Tuesday’s nonleague game.

Junior Kendall Healy had eight points, and freshman Kat Robinson added six points.

Marina (4-11) hosts Edison (7-7) to open its Sunset League schedule on Thursday at 7 p.m.

Villa Park 55, Newport Harbor 24: Sophomore forward Ashleigh McPhie scored eight points with eight rebounds in a nonleague home game on Tuesday.

Sophomore forward Chloe Swanson added five points and nine rebounds for the Sailors.

Newport Harbor (5-7) begins Sunset League play at Huntington Beach (9-5) on Thursday at 7 p.m.



El Toro 3, Estancia 1: Senior Charlie Segura scored for the visiting Eagles in Wednesday’s nonleague match.

Estancia (7-3-2) opens Orange Coast League play at home with Saddleback on Jan. 10.

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