High School Roundup: Huntington Beach girls’ basketball remains undefeated in Sunset League

High School Roundup: Huntington Beach girls’ basketball remains undefeated in Sunset League
Huntington Beach High's Marisa Tanga (20), seen here on Jan. 4, 2018, finished with 14 points in the Oilers' 40-28 win over Fountain Valley on Thursday. (Scott Smeltzer / Staff Photographer)

The Huntington Beach High girls' basketball team defeated visiting Fountain Valley 40-28 on Thursday night in a Sunset League game.

Sophomore guard Marisa Tanga and junior forward Bella Serrano each scored 14 points to lead the Oilers (13-5, 3-0 in league).


Oilers coach Russell McClurg said that freshman point guard Alyssa Real sat out the second half as a precaution after taking contact to the head.

For Fountain Valley (7-13, 0-3), senior center Monet Oncu led the way with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Senior forward Megan Hugues had six points and five rebounds.


Huntington Beach travels to face Los Alamitos (14-4, 3-0) next Tuesday, in what will be a battle for sole possession of first place in league.

Edison 60, Newport Harbor 29: Senior center Ashley Niemand paced the Chargers with 18 points to go with eight rebounds in a Sunset League game on the road Thursday.

Edison senior forward Finley Garnett scored 13 points with 15 rebounds, and senior guard Hope Nguyen had 12 points and five steals.

Edison (9-8, 2-1 in league) comes back home to face Fountain Valley on Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Junior guard Lexi Alvarez had 13 points and three assists to lead the Sailors (6-9, 1-2).

Los Alamitos 74, Marina 29: The visiting Vikings were handed their ninth straight loss on Thursday.

Junior forward Katie Nguyen had 27 points for Marina (4-15, 0-3 in league).



Edison 2, Newport Harbor 0: Junior forward Rachelle Elve scored both goals in the Chargers' Sunset League game on the road Thursday night.

Michael Guptill and Madi Macias had assists for Edison (6-5-4, 2-2-0 in league), which plays host to rival Fountain Valley on Tuesday at 5 p.m.

Newport Harbor (7-7-3, 0-3-1) plays at Marina on Tuesday at 3 p.m.

Huntington Beach 1, Fountain Valley 1: Senior Alijah Oliver scored for the host Oilers in Thursday's Sunset League game.

Kayden Heinrich had the assist for Huntington Beach (11-6-3, 2-1-1 in league), which moved into outright second place in league behind Los Alamitos. The Oilers play at Los Alamitos on Tuesday at 5 p.m.

Senior Marissa Lynch scored for Fountain Valley (11-4-2, 1-2-1), which plays at Edison on Tuesday at 5 p.m.

Corona del Mar 3, Beckman 1: The visiting Sea Kings overcame a Beckman goal in the first minute in Thursday's Pacific Coast League game.

Sophomore Kennedy Campbell had a goal and two assists for CdM (8-2-3, 2-0-0 in league).

Ava McKenzie and Emily Mickelson also scored for the Sea Kings, while Megan Chelf had an assist.

CdM plays host to Northwood on Tuesday at 3 p.m.

Ocean View 3, Loara 0: Micayla Shook, Analisa Chavez and Chelsea Hardgrave each scored for the Seahawks in Thursday's Golden West League game at home.

Ocean View (2-7-2, 1-0-1 in league) plays at Santa Ana on Tuesday.

Pacifica Christian Orange County 6, Fairmont Prep 0: Junior Sadie Hill scored three goals for the Tritons in Thursday's nonleague game at Vanguard University.

Freshman Buze Harrison scored twice for Pacifica Christian (7-1-0), while senior Daniella Manzanares added a goal.

Harrison, Hill, Marrisa Davidson and Corrine Carlson all had assists for Pacifica Christian, which plays host to Torrance Ambassador in a nonleague game Friday at 3 p.m. at Vanguard.

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