High School Roundup: Mary Anna Bijanjan’s late three lifts Costa Mesa girls’ basketball over Calvary Chapel

Costa Mesa’s Mary Anna Bijanjan (1), pictured driving to the basket in a Jan. 14 game against Estancia, led the Mustangs to a 43-42 win at Calvary Chapel on Thursday.
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Mary Anna Bijanjan made the game-winning three-pointer with three seconds remaining, and the Costa Mesa High girls’ basketball team came away with a 43-42 win at Calvary Chapel on Thursday night in an Orange Coast League game.

Bijanjan finished with 17 points, four rebounds and three assists for Costa Mesa (5-13, 3-3 in league). The Mustangs earned a split of the league series with Calvary Chapel (13-7, 4-2).

Tarah Harmon had 15 points and four rebounds for the Mustangs. Lorelei Hobbis added four points and 10 rebounds.

Huntington Beach 54, Edison 21: Alyssa Real led the Oilers with 10 points on Thursday in a Surf League game on the road.


Nicole Palmer had nine points, and Akemi Tanga added eight points for Huntington Beach (18-5, 3-0 in league).

Edison dropped to 13-11 overall and 1-2 in league play.

Corona del Mar 58, Los Alamitos 48: Trasara Alexander had 20 points to lead the visiting Sea Kings on Thursday in a Surf League game.

Dorothy Schwenck added 10 points, including a trio of three-pointers, for CdM (19-6, 2-1 in league). Makena Tomlinson and Nia Halafuka each scored eight points.


Marina 50, Laguna Beach 25: Kat Robinson had eight points, six assists and six rebounds to lead the host Vikings on Thursday in a Wave League game.

Greta Graeler had a team-high 15 points for Marina (6-17, 2-0 in league).

Laguna Beach fell to 9-15 overall and 0-3 in the league.


Laguna Beach 10, Los Alamitos 7: Nicole Struss scored four goals for the Breakers, who clinched at least a share of their second straight Surf League title at Corona del Mar High on Thursday.

Morgan Van Alphen scored twice for the Breakers (19-1, 4-0 in league), the top-ranked team in the CIF Southern Section Division 1 and 2 poll. Imani Clemons, Jessie Rose, Emma Singer and Emma Lineback each scored once.

Laguna Beach can clinch the outright title with a win against CdM on Tuesday at 5:10 p.m. at Newport Harbor High.

Huntington Beach 11, Marina 3: Lizzie Lovat scored four goals for the Oilers in Thursday’s Wave League match at Corona del Mar High.

First-place Huntington Beach improved to 7-10 overall and 3-0 in the league.


Taylor Lambert scored twice for Marina (13-6, 1-2).

Edison 16, Fountain Valley 4: Sam Worley and Hannah Taylor each scored three goals for the Chargers in Thursday’s Wave League match at Corona del Mar High.

Edison is now 8-7 overall and 2-1 in league play.

Ally Wilcox scored three goals for Fountain Valley (6-17, 0-3).

Estancia 13, Saddleback 0: Sydni White and Gidget Brestel each scored five goals for the Eagles in Thursday’s Orange Coast League match at Costa Mesa High.

Goalkeeper Giannina Bauer made nine saves for Estancia (15-6, 2-0 in league).


Huntington Beach 2, Edison 0: Ella Davison and Cina Wilson each scored as the visiting Oilers picked up their first Surf League win Thursday.

Summer Stewart and Emma Radzai had assists for Huntington Beach (9-7-6, 1-2 in league). Goalkeepers Mack Stenstrom and Riley Urquiza each made four saves to combine on the shutout.


Edison is now 9-4-4 overall and 1-1-1 in the league.

Los Alamitos 3, Corona del Mar 0: The Sea Kings were blanked by the first-place Griffins in Thursday’s Surf League road match.

CdM fell to 11-3-2 overall and 1-2 in league play. Los Alamitos is 2-0-1 in the league.

Marina 1, Laguna Beach 0: Felicia Hyde scored on Kaitlyn Paculba’s assist for the host Vikings in Thursday’s Wave League match.

First-place Marina improved to 6-7-3 overall and 3-0 in the league.

Laguna Beach is now 4-4-5 and 0-1-2.

Newport Harbor 3, Fountain Valley 0: Nicole Laz, Antonella Russo and Reese Bodas all scored for the Sailors in Thursday’s Wave League match at home.

Second-place Newport Harbor is now 14-4-4 overall and 1-1-1 in the league. Fountain Valley (9-9-3, 0-2-1) sits in fourth place.


Pacifica Christian Orange County 82, Orangewood Academy 42: Judah Brown had 28 points and 12 rebounds for the Tritons in Thursday’s San Joaquin League game at home.

Josh Sims scored 12 points and Elijah Paschal had 11 for Pacifica Christian (16-6, 4-0 in league).


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