High school roundup: Estancia girls’ soccer wraps up second place in league

COSTA MESA, January 14, 2016 - Costa Mesa’s Yaritza Garcia battle for control of the ball against E
Estancia’s Tabytha Smith, shown here on the right on Jan. 14, 2016, scored a goal in the Eagles’ 2-0 win at rival Costa Mesa on Wednesday.
(Scott Smeltzer / Staff Photographer)

Sophomore forward Daniela Garcia and senior midfielder Tabytha Smith scored for the Estancia High girls’ soccer team in a 2-0 win at rival Costa Mesa on Wednesday night in both teams’ final Orange Coast League game.

Senior Evelyn Hernandez had an assist for Estancia (6-8-4, 6-2-2 in league), which finished alone in second place in league. The Eagles will next play in the CIF Southern Section Division 3 playoffs, for which brackets will be released on Monday at 10 a.m.

Costa Mesa finished the season at 2-11-5 overall and 2-6-2 in league.

Corona del Mar 2, Irvine 0: Elizabeth Lamie and Ava McKenzie scored for the visiting Sea Kings, helping them wrap up outright second place in the Pacific Coast League on Wednesday.


Goalkeeper Shannon Duss made five saves for CdM (12-4-5, 6-2-2 in league), which will compete in the CIF Southern Section Division 2 playoffs. The Sea Kings are tied for 10th in the Division 2 coaches’ poll.

Northwood won the outright league title at 7-2-1.




Laguna Beach 25, Saddleback 3: Senior Kyla Whitelock and freshmen Mikayla Lopez, Skylar Kidd and Katelyn Kolberg all scored three goals for the Breakers in their Orange Coast League finale on the road Wednesday.

Emma Singer, Gabi Denny, Kennedy Corlett, Tess Brobeck and Jessie Rose all scored twice for the league champion Breakers (20-2, 4-0 in league), ranked No. 2 in CIF Southern Section Division 1 and 2.

Laguna Beach closes out the regular season with a nonleague game against Santa Barbara San Marcos on Friday at 4:30 p.m. at Dos Pueblos High.



Edison 3, Fountain Valley 1: Seniors Dustin Vorhees and Zac Ingalls each scored in the host Chargers’ Sunset League finale on Wednesday.

Edison, ranked No. 7 in CIF Southern Section Division 1, clinched its second straight outright league title last week. The Chargers (16-4-2, 9-1-0 in league) find out who they will open the Division 1 playoffs with on Monday at 9 a.m., when the section releases the brackets.

Corona del Mar 3, Irvine 1: Senior Rhyan Phan scored twice for the host Sea Kings, who finished second in the Pacific Coast League on Wednesday.


CdM’s Max Rivas had two assists, and Niko Urban had a goal.

The Sea Kings (14-5-1, 7-3-0 in league) learn Monday who they will play in the CIF Southern Section Division 1 playoffs.



Edison 45, Huntington Beach 27: The front-court duo of Ashley Niemand and Finley Garnett posted double-doubles for the Chargers, who completed a sweep of the visiting Oilers in the Sunset League on Wednesday.

Niemand had 12 points and 11 rebounds, while Garnett scored 14 points with 11 rebounds and four assists.

Senior guard Hope Nguyen added eight points and three steals for Edison (16-10, 8-2 in league).

Huntington Beach (16-10, 6-4) finished third in league.


Los Alamitos 86, Newport Harbor 26: Junior guard Lexi Alvarez led the visiting Sailors with nine points, adding two assists and two steals in Wednesday’s Sunset League game.

Newport Harbor sophomore forward Chloe Swanson chipped in with five points and six rebounds.

Newport Harbor (9-15, 3-7 in league) and Fountain Valley (10-17, 3-7) finished tied for fourth in league.

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