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High School Roundup: Trevor Pacheco leads Estancia to season-opening football win

High School Roundup: Trevor Pacheco leads Estancia to season-opening football win
Trevor Pacheco, shown running the ball against Loara on Aug. 31, 2017, ran for three touchdowns in Estancia High's 34-21 win over the Saxons on Friday. (Kevin Chang / Staff Photographer)

Estancia High’s football team is already off to a better campaign than last year.

Senior running back Trevor Pacheco rushed for three touchdowns in the Eagles’ 34-21 season-opening win against visiting Loara on Friday night.

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“We’re hungry,” said Estancia coach Mike Bargas, whose team lost its first five games in 2017. “It’s always good to start of the season with a win and these group of guys are going to build on that.”

Jaycen Cash and Damien Lambert each had a rushing touchdown for the Eagles.

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Estancia plays La Quinta (0-1) at Bolsa Grande High on Aug. 30.

— Isabella Meneses

Huntington Beach 48, Western 38: The Oilers improved to 2-0 on the road Friday.

Huntington Beach, ranked No. 6 in the CIF Southern Section Division 6 poll, has it home opener against Long Beach Wilson (0-2) on Aug. 31.

Vista Murrieta 38, Los Alamitos 35: The Griffins dropped Friday’s season opener on the road.

Los Alamitos plays Long Beach Poly (2-0) at Cerritos College on Aug. 31.

Marina 31, Torrance 0: The visiting Vikings won their first game of the year on Friday.

Marina (1-1) hosts Laguna Hills (1-0) at Westminster High on Aug. 30.

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8-MAN FOOTBALL

Sage Hill 52, Sun Valley North Valley Military Institute 22: The host Lightning kicked off the season in blowout fashion on Friday.

Sage Hill travels to Brethren Christian for an Express League opener on Oct. 1.

San Pedro Rolling Hills Prep 35, Brethren Christian 8: After a one-year hiatus from football, the visiting Warriors lost their opener on Friday.

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GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL

Fountain Valley 3, Katella: Junior Phoebe Minch had seven kills and four service aces to lead the host Barons to a 25-21, 25-17, 25-14 sweep in a nonleague match on Friday.

Sophomore Lauren Mena finished with a team-high 25 assists, with junior Lindsey Nguyen also producing 14 assists.

Junior Rachel Lucie led the Barons with 10 digs. Junior Sadie Templin led Fountain Valley in aces with seven, and sophomore Juliette Bokor added five kills.

Fountain Valley, which improved to 3-0 overall, will be back in action on Tuesday. The Barons will host Dana Hills (9-1) at 5:15 p.m.

Rosary 3, Pacifica Christian Orange County 0: The host Tritons dropped Friday’s nonleague match that the Royals won 25-16, 25-13, 25-23.

Pacifica Christian (2-1) has a road match against Samueli Academy on Tuesday at 5 p.m.

Tesoro 3, Laguna Beach 2: Sophomore outside hitter Ella Tyus led the Breakers with 21 kills, but the visiting Titans won 25-23, 15-25, 23-25, 25-23, 19-17 in a nonleague contest on Thursday.

Junior outside hitter Piper Naess had 16 kills for Laguna Beach, which has dropped three consecutive five-set matches.

The Breakers (1-3) host San Clemente on Monday at 5:30 p.m.

Trabuco Hills 3, Corona del Mar 0: Molly Joyce had a team-high 11 kills for the Sea Kings, but the host Mustangs won 30-28, 25-22, 25-14 in the nonleague match on Thursday.

Bella Pouliot had 25 assists and Michelle Won had 13 digs. Nikki Senske added seven kills, and Molly Boyle chipped in with four kills.

CdM (5-5) plays home match against Los Angeles Marymount (4-0) on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

Mater Dei 3, Sage Hill 0: Amiyah De’Long had a team-high eight kills for the host Lightning in Thursday’s nonleague match that the Monarchs won 25-16, 25-19, 25-17.

Emily Elliott had five kills for Sage Hill, while Lauren Langdale added nine digs and four aces.

The Lightning (2-7) will host Trabuco Hills (6-2) on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

Estancia 3, Anaheim 0: The visiting Eagles held off a charge from the Colonists in the third set, completing the road sweep by a score of 25-13, 25-20, 26-24 on Thursday.

Estancia (3-1) will travel to Magnolia on Tuesday.

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BOYS’ WATER POLO

Estancia 8, Marina 4: Jose Casteneda had three goals for the host Eagles in Thursday's season opener.

Griffin Beth made 15 saves for Estancia, which plays at Savannah on Tuesday.

Marina plays in the Long Beach Poly tournament this weekend.

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