Santa Margarita 61, Corona del Mar 51
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA — Max Stone scored 17 points for the Sea Kings in the season-ending loss in the CIF Southern Section Division 3A quarterfinals Tuesday night.
Joey Calise added 12 points for No. 5-seeded CdM (18-10). Blake Grable added 11 points.
Senior guard Wolfie Wood scored a game-high 25 points for No. 4-seeded Santa Margarita (17-13).
CdM Coach Ryan Schachter said the Sea Kings played hard, but had a bad second quarter, when the Eagles outscored them, 15-3.
"In that second quarter, we couldn't buy a basket," said Schachter, who was pleased with his team's season. "We definitely overachieved this year and exceeded all expectationas. Making the quarterfinals is almost a minor miracle ... I am proud of the guys. We just couldn't score in the second quarter."
Fontana 3, Corona del Mar 1
FONTANA — The Sea Kings, who won the Pacific Coast League, saw their season end in the second round of the CIF Southern Section Division 3 playoffs Tuesday.
Conor Roche scored CdM's lone goal, as sophomore Daniel McCabe assisted on a throw-in.
CdM (10-7-3) reached the second round with a 4-0 first-round win over Don Lugo of Chino on Thursday.
Top-seeded Corona del Mar will play its first road game of the CIF Southern Section playoffs Wednesday, when it competes at Yucaipa at 3 p.m.
Yucaipa (21-3-2) won the Citrus Belt League. The Thunderbirds beat Mission Viejo, 1-0, in the first round.
The Sea Kings (21-2-2) are the Pacific Coast League champions. They beat Huntington Beach, 1-0, in the first round.
Sage Hill (13-5-3) plays host to South Pasadena Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the second round of the CIF Southern Section playoffs.
The Lightning, the third-place team out of the Academy League, won at Alverno of Sierra Madre, 5-0, to advance to the second round.
South Pasadena (15-2-6), the Rio Hondo League champion, beat Santiago, 1-0, in double overtime in the first round.