Gabriela Jaquez leads Camarillo into Southern Section Division 1 championship game

Gabriela Jaquez of Camarillo scored 43 points on Wednesday in a Division 1 semifinal victory.
(Nick Koza)

With an appearance in the Southern Section Division 1 championship game at stake, senior All-American Gabriela Jaquez of Camarillo was not going to let down her school or teammates.

Jaquez finished with 43 points to rally the Scorpions (29-1) to a 79-73 victory over host Chaminade on Wednesday night.

Camarillo, seeded No. 1, will play at Viewpoint in the Division 1 championship game on Saturday. Viewpoint defeated Long Beach Poly 49-37.


Boys’ soccer

Birmingham 3, Chavez 0: The defending champion Patriots advanced to the City Section Division I championship game behind David Diaz, who scored his 29th goal and assisted Enrique Pineda on another goal.

In the other semifinal, South East stunned top-seeded El Camino Real 2-1. South East defeated Palisades on penalty kicks in the quarterfinals.

Girls’ soccer

El Camino Real 3, Palisades 1: Ava Tibor, Erin Lee and Nikki Velasco scored goals to send El Camino Real into the City Section Division I championship match. El Camino Real will face top-seeded Cleveland in an all-West Valley League affair. Cleveland defeated Granada Hills on penalty kicks after a 1-1 deadlock at the end of regulation and overtime.


Harvard-Westlake 10, Damien 0: Bryce Rainer had two hits and two RBIs and Davis White threw 5 2/3 innings of scoreless ball.

Bishop Amat 10, Fountain Valley 5: Jake Hernandez went three for three and Diego Franco had three RBIs for Bishop Amat.

King 9, Ramona 6: Adrian Diaz contributed two hits and three RBIs.

Bonita 14, Etiwanda 11: Bryan Bradshaw had two hits and four RBIs for Bonita. Freddie Capacete had three hits and three RBIs for Etiwanda.

Saugus 5, Palos Verdes 0: Connor Bates struck out nine, Michael Durham had three RBIs and Carson Panarisi finished with three hits for Saugus.

Loyola 8, Victor Valley 4: Adam Magpoc hit a grand slam for the Cubs.


Mission Viejo 17, Marina 1: The Diablos improved to 8-0.

Orange Lutheran 5, Great Oak 2: Bree Weiss struck out 10 and Kai Minor had two hits.