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High School Roundup: Corona del Mar boys’ soccer earns first league win

Corona del Mar High’s Matt Katz, seen here on Dec. 22, 2017, scored a goal in the Sea Kings’ 2-0 win at Northwood on Tuesday.
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Sophomores Matt Katz and Niko Urban scored goals in Corona del Mar High’s 2-0 win at Northwood in a Pacific Coast League boys’ soccer match on Tuesday.

Grant Glessing assisted on both goals.

The Sea Kings (7-5-1, 1-2-0 in league) travel to Irvine for a 5 p.m. game on Thursday.

Samueli Academy 4, Pacifica Christian Orange County 0: Senior goalkeeper Kyle Barnard made 20 saves for the Tritons on the road Tuesday.


Pacifica Christian (5-5-1) hosts Silverado St. Michael’s Prep at Vanguard University on Thursday at 3 p.m.

Pacifica Christian Orange County 1, Avalon 0: Sophomore Noah Redman scored the game-winning goal for the Tritons in the final minute on Monday.

Nick Kutscher assisted on the goal.




Northwood 59, Corona del Mar 51: Junior center Jack Garza finished with 14 points for the Sea Kings in Tuesday’s Pacific Coast League game at home.

CdM’s Kevin Kobrine had 13 points and Jake Hamilton added eight points.

Northwood, ranked No. 16 in CIF Southern Section Division 2AA, improved to 3-0 in league.

The Sea Kings (11-7, 1-2 in league) host Irvine on Thursday at 7 p.m.

Oxford Academy 61, Sage Hill 59: Junior center Johnny King led the visiting Lightning with 17 points and 18 rebounds in an Academy League game on Tuesday.

Sage Hill (7-13, 2-4 in league) had a chance to tie it in the final 20 seconds, but it missed four shots.

Cooper Green contributed 14 points for the Lightning, while Justin Lin had 13 points.


Sage Hill plays at home against Whitney on Jan. 23.



Newport Harbor 60, Marina 49: Freshman forward Willa Rath scored a career-high 25 points to go with 15 rebounds for the visiting Sailors in a Sunset League game on Tuesday.

Junior guard Lexi Alvarez added 16 points, six assists, four steals and five rebounds for Newport Harbor (7-9, 2-2 in league). Sophomore forward Chloe Swanson chipped in with eight points and 11 rebounds.

Marina (4-16, 0-4) was led by junior forward Katie Nguyen, who had 29 points, 14 rebounds and six steals. Senior guard Jasmine Broussard added 18 points and four rebounds.

Marina hits the road to take on Fountain Valley (7-14, 0-4) on Thursday, while Newport Harbor will play host to Los Alamitos (15-4, 4-0). Both games start at 7 p.m.

Edison 62, Fountain Valley 37: Senior forward Finley Garnett had 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead the host Chargers in Tuesday’s Sunset League game.


Edison senior guards Gabby Samiy and Hope Nguyen had 11 and 10 points, respectively.

Edison (10-8, 3-1 in league) faces Huntington Beach (13-6, 3-1) in a road game on Thursday at 7 p.m.

Los Alamitos 45, Huntington Beach 27: The host Griffins won their fifth straight game to grab sole-possession of first place in the Sunset League on Tuesday.

Corona del Mar 51, Northwood 44: Junior guard Samantha Uehara scored a team-high 27 points with four three-pointers for the Sea Kings in a Pacific Coast League home game on Tuesday night.

Junior center Tatiana Bruening added 16 points, 17 rebounds and seven blocked shots for CdM (6-10, 2-1 in league).

CdM hosts Irvine (6-12, 1-2) on Thursday at 5:30 p.m., before visiting Newport Harbor for the Battle of the Bay rivalry game on Saturday at 6 p.m.

Westminster 62, Ocean View 60: The host Seahawks (13-6, 2-1 in league) fell into a three-way tie with Westminster (12-6, 2-1) and Segerstrom (9-8, 2-1) for first in the Golden West League on Tuesday.

The loss snapped a seven-game winning streak for the Seahawks.

The Seahawks return to action on Friday with a road game against Santa Ana at 6:30 p.m.

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