Sunset League girls' basketball teams began the second and final leg of their 2012 schedules Monday and defending-champion Edison continued to head the six-team pack.
The Chargers ran their league mark to 6-0 by easily handling visiting Newport Harbor, 67-31. Huntington Beach stayed a game back of the Chargers by scoring a 66-49 home court win over Fountain Valley, and Marina dropped a 45-38 decision to visiting Los Alamitos.
In the Huntington Beach victory, its third this season against Fountain Valley, senior point guard Kelsey Minato paced the Oilers' attack by scoring a game-high 24 points. Senior guard Maya Kennedy added 13 points.
The win pushed Huntington, which jumped out to a 21-4 first-quarter lead, to 5-1 in league and 17-4 overall.
"We are having another fine year, led by Kelsey (Minato) and Maya (Kennedy)," Huntington Coach Russ McClurg said. "We are completely healthy right now and playing very well on defense. Sophomore Paola Roa has taken her game to the next level and has plenty of attention from Division 1 colleges.