Chargers still rolling, remain undefeated

Boys' soccer team improves to 15-0 after two victories last week and now has outscored opposition by a staggering 67-6 margin.

January 12, 2011|By Mike Sciacca,

Picking up where it left off in nonleague play, the Edison boys' soccer team won its first two league contests of the season in the previous week.

The Chargers, ranked No. 1 in the CIF Division 1 poll, began league play Jan. 5 with a 4-0 win over Marina, getting goals from Tyler Bigenho, Bajj Chela, Jake Little and Drew Parrish. Last Friday, Edison took a 5-3 win from Fountain Valley. Chela and Mitchell Alvarez both scored twice and Jacob Rushing once. Goalie Scott Campbell had several saves in both games.

Edison, which improved to 15-0 with the two wins, has outscored the opposition, 67-6.

In other boys' soccer action, Marina used a goal by Miguel Rizo — who scored off an assist from Josh Medina — and four saves by David Elias to record a 1-0 victory over visiting Newport Harbor on Friday. In another Sunset game played Friday, Max Talbert scored off a John McFall assist for Huntington in its 2-1 loss to host Los Alamitos.


Sunset League games Friday are Los Alamitos at Marina (3 p.m.), Fountain Valley at Huntington Beach (4:45 p.m.) and Edison at Newport Harbor (4:45 p.m.).


Girls' Soccer

Mackenzie Cerda, Brooke Lillywhite and Angelisa Cortez each scored once Tuesday to power Edison past Huntington Beach, 3-1. Jessica Amaral scored for the Oilers.

In another Sunset game Tuesday, Marina used a second-half goal by Sam Thompson to post a 1-0 win over visiting Fountain Valley.

In Sunset League openers Jan. 6, Edison was a 4-0 winner over Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach fell, 1-0, to Los Alamitos and Marina was blanked, 3-0, at Newport Harbor. In Edison's win, Cerda scored a pair of second-half goals, Lillywhite and Sierra Krenik each scored once, Nikki Fedele had two assists and Shelby Karal two saves for the Chargers.

In Sunset action today, Huntington hosts Fountain Valley (3 p.m.), Marina takes on host Los Alamitos at Laurel High School (3:15 p.m.) and Edison hosts Newport Harbor (4:45 p.m.).

Ocean View began its Golden West League season Tuesday against Orange, and behind overtime goals by Aleanna Vargas and Maddie Koci and three saves by Leslie Gonzalez, scored a 2-0 win over the host Panthers.

The Seahawks play a 3:15 league contest today at Loara.


Girls' Water Polo

The Sunset League season got underway Jan. 5 with Huntington Beach, Los Alamitos and Newport Harbor notching victories.

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