High School Roundup: Edison football shuts out Fountain Valley in the Bell Game

Edison's Nico Brown makes a fingertip grab in the end zone for a touchdown against Corona del Mar on Oct. 15.
Edison’s Nico Brown makes a fingertip grab in the end zone for a touchdown against Corona del Mar during a Sunset League football game on Oct. 15.
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Tyler Gioia had four touchdown passes to lead the Edison High School football team to a 51-0 win over Fountain Valley on Friday in the Battle for the Bell at Orange Coast College.

Nico Brown had two receiving touchdowns, and Tyler Hampton and Tucker Tripp each had one touchdown reception for Edison (6-3, 3-1).

Troy Fletcher contributed a rushing touchdown, as well as a punt block which he recovered and returned to the end zone for another score. Carter Hogue also had a short-yardage rushing touchdown.

Fountain Valley dropped to 1-8 overall and 0-4 in league.

Los Alamitos 49, Huntington Beach 14: Malachi Nelson threw for three touchdowns for the visiting Griffins (8-1, 4-0) — all of them to Makai Lemon — in Friday night’s Sunset League contest.

AJ Perez had two touchdown passes for the Oilers (4-5, 1-3), delivering them to Jordan Castro and Tyler Moses.

Westminster La Quinta 35, Los Amigos 28: Bao Huynh had three rushing touchdowns for the Lobos on Friday in a Garden Grove League game at Garden Grove High School.

Los Amigos (4-5, 2-2) closes out the regular season on Thursday with a home game against Rancho Alamitos (8-1, 4-0).

Santa Ana 56, Costa Mesa 0: The visiting Mustangs were shut out on Friday in an Orange Coast League game.

Costa Mesa (4-5, 2-2) will have a chance to punch its ticket into the CIF Southern Section playoffs in the regular season finale against rival Estancia (4-5, 1-3) on Friday at home.

Calvary Chapel 24, Estancia 7: Estancia dropped to 4-5 overall and 1-3 in league with Friday’s loss at Jim Scott Stadium.

The Battle for the Bell rivalry game will feature Estancia at Costa Mesa next week.


Huntington Beach 3, Los Angeles Hart 0: Haylee LaFontaine paced the host Oilers with 11 kills in their 25-13, 25-12, 25-22 win in the second round of the CIF Southern Section Division 2 playoffs.

Lillian Perkins added 10 kills for Huntington Beach (26-5), which extended its winning streak to 19 matches. Kate O’Steen also had eight kills for the Oilers.

Laguna Beach 3, Temecula Great Oak 0: Brooklyn Yelland had 11 kills and 14 digs to lead the Breakers to a 25-19, 25-16, 25-17 win at home in the second round of the Division 2 playoffs.

Sophie Reavis had a team-high 17 kills for Laguna Beach (17-15). Natalia Hagopian contributed 32 assists and four kills, and Sydney Freeman added seven kills.

Newport Harbor 3, Rancho Cucamonga 0: Quinn Perry had a team-high 12 kills for the Sailors in a 25-22, 25-13, 25-16 sweep at home in the second round of the Division 3 playoffs.

Emma Fults also had nine kills for Newport Harbor (26-7), which earned its first postseason victory since 2012.

Upland 3, Edison 1: Summer Witherby provided 14 kills and 13 digs for the Chargers, who fell by a count of 25-23, 16-25, 25-20, 25-14 on Saturday in the second round of the Division 3 playoffs.

Molly McCluskey had nine kills, and Adia McCown added eight kills for Edison (18-17). Ava Maguire handed out 38 assists to go with 16 digs.

Barstow 3, Ocean View 0: Aliitasi Lealofi had a match-high 10 kills for the visiting Aztecs, who defeated the Seahawks 25-16, 25-19, 25-23 on Saturday in the second round of the Division 6 playoffs.

Jade Auger had six kills to pace Ocean View (8-17), and Natalia Christensen had 11 assists and four kills.

Costa Mesa 3, Valencia Trinity Classical Academy 0: Lorelei Hobbis had 12 kills to lead the Mustangs to a 25-19, 25-23, 25-23 win on the road Saturday in a second-round match of the Division 7 playoffs.

Rosey Madriaga added 14 digs, one block and one service ace for Costa Mesa (19-6).


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