High School Roundup: Newport Harbor boys’ basketball opens Sunset League with win

High School Roundup: Newport Harbor boys’ basketball opens Sunset League with win
Newport Harbor High's Dayne Chalmers, seen in the middle here on Dec. 30, 2017, led the Sailors to a 53-39 win against Huntington Beach in a Sunset League opener on Friday. (Kevin Chang / Staff Photographer)

Junior forward Dayne Chalmers finished with 14 points, helping the Newport Harbor High boys’ basketball team to a 53-39 win over Huntington Beach in a Sunset League opener at home Friday night.

Brad Siegel and Robbie Spooner contributed 13 points apiece for the Sailors (13-4, 1-0 in league).

Huntington Beach’s Nick Saccacio had nine points.

Both teams play on Wednesday at 7 p.m., Newport Harbor at Fountain Valley (5-10, 0-1), and the Oilers (2-14, 0-1) at Marina (10-7, 0-1).

Los Alamitos 44, Fountain Valley 42: The host Barons challenged the defending Sunset League champion Griffins on Friday.

Crean Lutheran 73, Sage Hill 48: The host Lightning are now 1-1 in Academy League action.

Sage Hill plays a league game at Downey Calvary Chapel at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Oxford Academy 90, Brethren Christian 34: The Warriors dropped to 0-2 in the Academy League on the road Friday.

Brethren Christian plays a nonleague game at El Modena on Saturday at 6 p.m.



Edison 6, Marina 1: Senior Jack Morrell scored twice in the Chargers’ Sunset League match on Friday.

Edison’s Zac Ingalls, Jake Whitcomb, Kieren Spradlin and Bryan Corona each had a goal.

The defending league champion Chargers (9-3-2, 2-0-0 in league) play at Los Alamitos on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

Marina (2-10-1, 0-2-0) plays host to Huntington Beach (4-11-1, 0-2-0) on Wednesday at 3 p.m.

Newport Harbor 2, Huntington Beach 1: The Sailors won their second Sunset League match at home on Friday.Newport Harbor, which is 2-0-0 in league, plays at Fountain Valley (5-5-1, 2-0-0 in league) on Wednesday at 3 p.m.

Fountain Valley 2, Los Alamitos 1: The host Barons won their second Sunset League contest in three days.

Aliso Niguel 2, Laguna Beach 0: The Breakers fell to 5-3-1 after dropping the nonleague match on the road Friday.

Laguna Beach opens Orange Coast League play at defending league champion Godinez at Centennial Regional Park in Santa Ana on Wednesday at 5 p.m.



Edison 6, Irvine 4: Freshman Ella Jensen had three goals, leading the Chargers to their first win of the season in Friday’s nonleague game on the road.

Junior Jenn Murphy, sophomore Delaney Lewellyn and freshman Sam Worley also scored for Edison (1-9).

Freshman Coryn Cavecche had six saves for Edison, which plays at Newport Harbor in a Sunset League game Wednesday at 5 p.m.



Crean Lutheran 2, Sage Hill 1: Freshman Sofia Lowe had a first-half goal for the visiting Lightning in Friday's Academy League game.

Assistant coach Megan Cid highlighted the midfield play of juniors Olivia Lowe and Sydney McCord for Sage Hill (5-4-0, 1-1-0 in league), which gave up the lead after allowing goals in the 60th and 68th minutes.

Sage Hill plays host to Calvary Chapel on Monday at 5 p.m. in continued league action.



Sage Hill 48, Crean Lutheran 38: The host Lightning improved to 2-0 in Academy League play on Friday.

Freshman center Emily Elliott had 15 points and 17 rebounds. Senior shooting guard Kate Knollenberg had a team-high 16 points.

Sage Hill (9-6 overall) returns to the court on Monday, when it travels to face Downey Calvary Chapel (4-12, 0-2 in league) at 6 p.m.

Oxford Academy 92, Brethren Christian 11: The visiting Warriors dropped to 0-2 in the Academy League on Friday.

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