High School Roundup: Pacifica Christian Orange County boys’ basketball advances to CdM Beach Bash final

Photo Gallery: Pacifica Christian Orange County vs. St. Michael’s Prep in boys’ basketball
Pacifica Christian Orange County’s Houston Mallette (31), seen on Nov. 13, 2018, led the Tritons with 19 points, nine rebounds and four assists in a 61-56 win over Rancho Cucamonga Los Osos on Friday night in a semifinal game of the CdM Beach Bash.
(Scott Smeltzer / Staff Photographer)

The Pacifica Christian Orange County High boys’ basketball team defeated Rancho Cucamonga Los Osos 61-56 on Friday night to advance to the championship game of the CdM Beach Bash.

Houston Mallette had 19 points, nine rebounds and four assists to lead the Tritons (9-1). Charles Erving added 13 points, and Riyaan Jiwani chipped in with 10 points.

Pacifica Christian will oppose Mater Dei in the final on Saturday at 6:30 p.m.


Mater Dei 82, Edison 36: Connor Collins had a game-high 18 points for the Chargers in Friday’s semifinal game of the CdM Beach Bash.

Edison fell to 6-3 overall.

Ontario Colony 53, Laguna Beach 50 (OT): A buzzer-beating three-pointer was the Breakers’ downfall in the SoCal Elite/Gary Raya Tournament on Friday night.

Nolan Naess had a team-high 18 points for Laguna Beach (7-4). Willie Rounaghi added 14 points, and Brooks Hogenauer scored nine points.


Fountain Valley 45, La Quinta 28: Caitlin Okawa had eight points and seven rebounds to lead the Barons on Friday in the Artesia Tournament.


Kristen Ho had a team-high 12 points for Fountain Valley (5-6).

Pacifica Christian 33, Laguna Beach 29: Charis Wondercheck led all scorers with 19 points for the host Tritons in Friday’s nonleague game.

Anna Eddy added six points for Pacifica Christian (4-5).

Laguna Beach fell to 6-6.

Edison 42, Westminster 27: Bailey Chang had a team-high 13 points, including a trio of three-pointers, for the host Chargers on Friday in a nonleague game.

Taylor Fullbright added 11 points for Edison, which plays at home against Woodbridge on Monday at 6:30 p.m.


Edison 1, Phoenix Desert Vista 0: Luke Slavik scored the goal for the Chargers (4-0) in Friday’s game of the Adidas West Coast Showcase at Bellflower High.

Santa Margarita 5, Estancia 0: The visiting Eagles (1-6-2) failed to score for the fourth straight outing on Friday in a nonleague road contest.

JSerra 5, Fountain Valley 1: Vladimir Tobon scored the lone goal for the visiting Barons (1-2) in Friday’s nonleague match.


Marina 16, Long Beach Jordan 2: The Vikings (8-4) advanced to the semifinals of the Westminster Tournament on Friday night.


Marina also beat the host Lions 16-4 to begin tournament play.


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