High School Roundup: Fountain Valley boys’ tennis earns rare win versus CdM

Fountain Valley's Alan Ton wins his round of singles play during a nonleague tennis match against Beckman on Feb. 27, 2020.
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Ethan Votran and Jared Nguyen swept in doubles as the Fountain Valley High School boys’ tennis team beat Corona del Mar 10-8 on Wednesday, in a key Surf League match at CdM.

Longtime Fountain Valley coach Harshul Patel said it was the first time that a Barons boys’ or girls’ tennis team has defeated Corona del Mar. The Fountain Valley tennis program has been in existence since 1966, Patel said.

Kai Rodriguez and Nathan Dang won twice in doubles for Fountain Valley (12-0, 2-0 in league), ranked No. 6 in CIF Southern Section Division 1. Alan Ton won twice in singles.

Niels Hoffmann swept in singles for No. 9-ranked CdM (8-1, 3-1), and Max Krykunenko won twice in singles.

The teams play again in league on May 3 at Fountain Valley.

Sage Hill 13, Aliso Niguel 5: Senior co-captain Adam Hung swept in singles for the Lightning in Wednesday’s nonleague match at Sage Hill.

Freshman Evan Zhang swept in doubles with two partners, sophomore co-captain Adi Rawal and junior Andrew Palme, for Sage Hill (8-3).


Sage Hill 18, Pacifica Christian Orange County 0: The Lightning finished an undefeated Western Athletic Conference campaign after blanking the Tritons on Wednesday at Los Caballeros Racquet Club.

Freshman standouts Halle Parker, Arden Stobart and Jazi Aftabi each swept in singles for Sage Hill (13-1, 12-0 in league).

The Lightning, ranked No. 3 in CIF Southern Section Division 3, play at Canyon on Wednesday to conclude the regular season. Canyon is ranked No. 3 in Division 2.


Edison 62, Corona del Mar 38: Trey Wilborn scored 11 points to lead a well-balanced Chargers attack in Wednesday’s Sunset Conference crossover game at CdM.

Dylan Hugues scored nine points for Edison (5-2), while Brad Luna, Parker Strauss and Connor Collins all scored eight points.

Sanjay Tewari scored 10 points to lead CdM (3-2).

Fountain Valley 56, Newport Harbor 50: Aden Casarez scored a team-high 13 points for the Barons in Wednesday’s Sunset Conference crossover game at Newport Harbor High.

Roddie Anderson and Jeremiah Davis each scored 12 points for Fountain Valley (3-0), and Preston Amarillo had 10 points, five rebounds and three charges taken.

Newport Harbor fell to 1-1 overall.


Corona del Mar 4, Newport Harbor 3: The host Sea Kings used three unanswered goals in the second half to rally for the win in the Battle of the Bay match in nonleague play on Wednesday night.

Dean Shaw had a goal and an assist for CdM (4-7-3). Chris Casey, Owen MacKinnon and Jonathan Chang each had one goal, and Tommy Cianfrani distributed two assists.

Newport Harbor is now 6-4-2 on the season.


Estancia 14, Corona del Mar 12: Sierra Butterfas had four hits to lead the Eagles in Wednesday’s nonleague game.

Lena De La O had three hits and scored three runs for Estancia (2-6), and Xenia Anaya had two hits and three runs scored.

Corona del Mar dropped to 1-3 on the season.


Calvary Chapel 224, Costa Mesa 233: Christopher Rodriguez was the medalist for the Mustangs with a two-over-par 37 on the front nine of the Mesa Linda course at Costa Mesa Country Club in Wednesday’s Orange Coast League match.

Costa Mesa fell to 2-2 overall and in league play. The Mustangs tee off against Westminster at Costa Mesa Country Club on Wednesday, April 28.

Huntington Beach 192, Edison 195: Jake Rothman was two under par with a round of 34 to claim the medalist honors, but the Chargers were beaten by the Oilers on Wednesday in a Surf League match.

Huntington Beach (1-3 in league) and Edison (11-3, 5-1) played the match at SeaCliff Country Club.


Costa Mesa 276, Calvary Chapel 317: Sydney Ngo earned medalist honors in carding a 42 on the par-35 front nine of the Mesa Linda course at Costa Mesa Country Club during Wednesday’s Orange Coast League match.

Costa Mesa improved to 4-1 overall and in league.

Estancia 240, Ocean View 261: Lexi Thorpe shot a four-over-par 35 to lead the Eagles to victory on Wednesday in an Orange Coast League match at David L. Baker Golf Course.

Estancia moved its record to 4-1 overall and in league, while Ocean View is now 1-4-1 and 1-2 in league.


Ocean View 71, Katella 69: Kevin Wong won the 200-yard individual medley for the Seahawks in Wednesday’s Golden West League opener at Ocean View High.

Wong touched first in two minutes, 20.53 seconds for Ocean View (1-4). Joseph Stanbridge won the 50 free (26.18 seconds) and 500 free (5:37.67) for the Seahawks, and Kenny Tran won the 100 butterfly (1:01.72) and 100 breaststroke (1:11.25).


Ocean View 68, Katella 42: Diane Dao won two events for the Seahawks in Wednesday’s Golden West League opener at Ocean View High.

Dao touched first in the 200-yard individual medley (two minutes, 35.89 seconds) and the 100 breaststroke (1:18.62).

Ocean View (1-4) earned its first win of the season.


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