High School Roundup: Sage Hill girls’ basketball advances to CIF Division 3AA final

Sage Hill’s Isabel Gomez takes a shot during a  quarterfinal game.
Sage Hill’s Isabel Gomez takes a shot during a CIF Southern Section Division 3AA quarterfinal game against Ridgecrest Burroughs on Wednesday, June 2.
(Scott Smeltzer / Staff Photographer)

Isabel Gomez had 15 points, nine rebounds and five assists to lead the Sage Hill School girls’ basketball team to a 58-43 win at La Quinta on Tuesday in a CIF Southern Section Division 3AA semifinal game.

Emily Eadie had 13 points, nine rebounds and four assists for the No. 2-seeded Lightning. Kat Righeimer added 13 points, eight rebounds and two steals, Emily Elliott had 10 points, nine rebounds and two assists, and Zoie Lamkin chipped in with seven points and two assists.

Sage Hill (17-6) will play host to top-seeded Ontario Christian (22-1) on Friday at 7 p.m.


The Corona del Mar High School boys’ golf team took second place in the CIF Southern Section 1 championship tournament at SeaCliff Country Club in Huntington Beach on Monday.

Calder Overfelt led the Sea Kings, shooting an even-par 72 over the 18-hole round. Heman Liang (75), John Tipton (77), Matt Neiger (78) and Peter Hu (80) also contributed to the team score for CdM.

Mater Dei edged CdM 372-382 for the title. Edison finished seventh in the tournament with 392 team points.

Timothy Jung (73), Troy Tarvin (74), Jack Krueger (81), Ben Crinella (82) and Jake Rothman (82) were in the scoring quintet for the Chargers.


No. 5 Carlsbad Sage Creek 3, No. 4 Newport Harbor 2: The host Sailors went the distance but were unable to extend their season in losing 20-25, 25-21, 25-20, 31-33, 15-8 on Tuesday in the first round of the CIF State Southern California Regional Division I playoffs.

Sage Creek will be at top-seeded Manhattan Beach Mira Costa, which beat the Sailors in the CIF Southern Section Division 1 final, in a regional semifinal match on Wednesday.

Newport Harbor (14-5) was a co-champion of the Surf League with crosstown rival Corona del Mar this season.

No. 7 Corona del Mar 3, No. 2 Poway 0: George Bruening had a team-high 18 kills for the Sea Kings in a 25-22, 25-23, 25-22 win on the road Tuesday in the first round of the Division I regional playoffs.

Sterling Foley added 11 kills, and Vanis Buckholz and Luke Chandler each had seven kills for CdM (10-3), who remain on the road to face No. 6-seeded Los Angeles Loyola in the semifinals.

No. 1 Marina 3, No. 8 Palisades 0: The Vikings cruised to a 25-20, 28-26, 25-21 sweep at home in the first round of the Division III regional playoffs.

Daniel Purtell and Aidan Patterson each had 15 kills for Marina. Michael Torrez had 10 kills, Dyllan Nguyen added 45 assists, and Joseph Nunez chipped in with 17 digs for the Vikings.

Marina (11-5) will stay at home to face No. 4-seeded San Diego Francis Parker in a semifinal match on Thursday at 3:30 p.m.


Corona 4, Huntington Beach 3: Caden Aoki had a solo home run, but the host Oilers were knocked out of the CIF Southern Section Division 1 playoffs on Tuesday at home.

Huntington Beach (24-5) was the Surf League champion this season.

La Verne Bonita 3, Ocean View 0: Senior Edrian Rangel threw 5 2/3 scoreless innings for the host Bearcats on Tuesday in the second round of the Division 2 playoffs.

Rangel allowed four hits, striking out six and issuing four walks in the outing.

Ocean View, the Golden West League champion, finishes the season with a record of 22-7.

Camarillo 6, Corona del Mar 3: The Sea Kings were eliminated from the Division 2 playoffs in a second-round game at home on Tuesday.

Corona del Mar (20-8) was the Wave League champion this season.

Fountain Valley 3, Chino Hills 2: The Barons scored all three runs in the bottom of the fourth to earn the Division 2 second-round win on Tuesday at Fountain Valley High School.

Fountain Valley (16-13) will travel to Palos Verdes for its quarterfinal game on Friday.


Ocean View 3, Capistrano Valley 1: Emma Craft had three hits to lead the visiting Seahawks on Tuesday in a quarterfinal game of the CIF Southern Section Division 5 playoffs.

Ashley Capelouto went two for three, and Sienna Erskine added a double offensively for Ocean View.

Desyree Arizmendi struck out six in a complete game as the Seahawks’ starter in the circle.

Ocean View (15-10) will be at home against San Marcos (20-4) in the semifinals on Friday.


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