Girls' Basketball Roundup : Marina Routs Edison Behind Charroin's 17

Dawn Charroin scored 17 points and had 8 rebounds Thursday night to lead Marina High School to a 61-32 Sunset League-opening girls' basketball victory over Edison at Marina.

Marina (14-2), ranked third in Orange County, took a 14-6 lead after the first quarter as Charroin scored eight of her points during that span. The Vikings were ahead at the half, 28-13, before expanding their margin to 32 points early in the fourth period.

Marina also was led by Dee Dee Stigar (12 points and 5 assists), Kathy Stuppy (11 points and 10 rebounds) and Liberty Brewster (8 points and 11 rebounds).

Edison (12-5), which lost to Marina, 60-50, in the Marina-Edison tournament's final eight days ago, made only 15 of 60 field goal attempts Thursday, 6 of 35 in the first half. Marina, which outrebounded Edison, 48-33, made 28 of 54 shot from the field.

"It was a case of us playing really hard and playing solid defense," Marina Coach Mike Thornton said. "We concentrated on taking their top three scorers (Wendy Sandstedt, Krisden Tanabe and Stephanie Moorman) out of the game, and we did a good job at that."

Tanabe led Edison, which was ranked fourth in Orange County, with 9 points and 11 rebounds, and sophomore guard Debbie Fischer had 8 points. Sandstedt was held to 6 points, and Moorman scored only 4.

In other Sunset League games:

Fountain Valley 60, Ocean View 51--Kami Biglar scored 17 points, Stacey Hisaka 14 and Yvette Ybarra 12 to lead Fountain Valley (9-6, 1-0) in the league opener at home. Erika Whistler scored 14 and Cossette Smith and Sabiola Numez 10 each for Ocean View (5-9, 0-1).

Huntington Beach 61, Westminster 43--Senior forward Tami Chick scored 10 of her 16 points in the first half helping Huntington Beach (9-5, 1-0) to a 36-24 halftime lead in the league opener at Westminster. Westminster (4-10, 0-1) outscored the Oilers, 14-5, in the third quarter to come within three points. But a three-point shot by the Oilers' Stephanie Pempers at the start of the fourth quarter gave Huntington Beach a cushion.

Westminster was led by senior guard Shannon Bates with 13 points and Bobbi Dutcher with 11 rebounds.

In Empire League games:

Esperanza 64, El Dorado 49--Karin Davidson scored 20 points and had 9 rebounds to lead Esperanza (7-7, 1-0) at home. Jennifer Harney scored 14 and Jamye English 10 for Esperanza. Elenore Chin scored 18 for El Dorado.

In the Olympic League:

Ontario Christian 45, Orange Lutheran 30--Pam Marty scored eight points for Orange Lutheran (5-4, 1-1), which lost at Ontario.

In the Angelus League:

Mater Dei 63, Bishop Montgomery 31--Kelly O'Brien scored 15 points and Claudia Morris scored 10 points and had 8 rebounds for Mater Dei (11-5, 1-0) at home. Shelly Graham scored 15 for Bishop Montgomery.

In nonleague:

Santa Ana 46, Sunny Hills 30--The Saints' pressing man-to-man defense held the Lancers to eight baskets at Santa Ana. Junior guard Mona Martinez and sophomore forward Sharon Young each scored 10 points for Santa Ana (4-4). Gracie Lopez had nine rebounds for Santa Ana.

Sunny Hills, led by point guard Paige Matsuyoshi with 12 points, made 14 of 22 from the free-throw line.

Fullerton 55, La Mirada 46--Sabryna Welch scored 24 points and had 10 rebounds to lead Fullerton at home. Blanca Hernandez added 10 points for Fullerton (6-4).

El Toro 45, Foothill 29--Kristen Bevis scored 15 points and Kelly Coleman added 14 to lead El Toro (13-3) to a victory at Foothill. Ashley Sleman scored nine points and had eight rebounds for Foothill (5-8).

Laguna Hills 32, Dana Hills 30--Christy Grebel scored with 20 seconds left to break a 30-30 tie and lead Laguna Hills (2-7) at home. Grebel scored 22 points for Laguna Hills and Erin Schimeneck scored 25 for Dana Hills (0-9).

University 46, Irvine 45--Laurie Sato made one free throw to break a 45-45 tie with 23 seconds left for University (5-5) at Irvine. Shelly Davis scored 18 points and Sandy Johnson 14 for University, which missed three free throws in the final 23 seconds.

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