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High School Roundup: Edison girls’ basketball beats Newport Harbor

Edison’s Madison Copeland has the ball batted away by Bellflower’s Kayla Daniel during a game in the
Edison High’s Madison Copeland, pictured between two Bellflower players on Nov. 30, helped the Chargers beat Newport Harbor 43-30 on Tuesday.
(Scott Smeltzer / Staff Photographer)

Junior power forward Madison Copeland had a game-high 14 points to lead the Edison High girls’ basketball team to a 43-30 win at Newport Harbor in Tuesday’s Sunset Conference crossover game.

Junior small forward Lainey Johnson added eight points with two three-pointers, and freshman shooting guard Gwen Ontiveros also made two threes.

Eight of the Chargers’ 12 active players scored at least one point.

Chargers coach Sara Brown said that senior point guard Irene Ontiveros missed the game with a sprained ankle.


Edison improved to 6-5 overall, while Newport Harbor dropped to 8-7 on the season.

Reese Vickers had 10 points, seven steals and five assists to lead the Sailors. Emma Fults added four points and 13 rebounds.


Estancia 69, Norwalk Glenn 41: Jake Covey finished with 22 points in the Eagles’ nonleague game at home on Tuesday.

Brandon Pearson, Arthur Bishop and Cameron Khourey had eight points apiece for Estancia (9-6).


The Eagles host Laguna Hills on Thursday at 7 p.m.


Pacifica Christian Orange County 3, Calvary Chapel Downey 3: The Tritons are 3-4-2 after Tuesday’s nonleague match at Apollo Park in Downey.

Pacifica Christian plays at Avalon in an Academy League contest on Jan. 9.


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David Carrillo Peñaloza, Sports Editor

(714) 966-4612,


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Fall: football, girls’ golf

Winter: boys’ basketball, boys’ soccer

Spring: baseball, boys’ golf


Matt Szabo, Sports Reporter

(714) 966-4614,

Twitter: @mjszabo


Fall: boys’ water polo, girls’ tennis

Winter: girls’ soccer, girls’ water polo

Spring: boys’ tennis, swimming, lacrosse


Andrew Turner, Sports Reporter

(714) 966-4611,

Twitter: @ProfessorTurner

Fall: girls’ volleyball, cross-country, field hockey

Winter: girls’ basketball, wrestling

Spring: boys’ volleyball, track and field, softball