Doyle tourney in action

Larry Doyle Orange County Championships, hosed by Marina, Edison, begins with pool play Thursday.

December 26, 2013|By Mike Sciacca

Ten girls' basketball teams will play over the next four days aiming to win the title of the 2013 Larry Doyle Orange County Championships tournament.

The annual late-December event is co-hosted by Marina and Edison. Thursday and Friday pool-play games will be held at the Marina gym. The tournament shifts to Edison for games Saturday and placement games next Monday .

"I'm excited about the upcoming Larry Doyle O.C. Championships," Marina Coach Carol Osbrink said. "This year's lineup is very competitive and the tournament promises to showcase some excellent match-ups."


The tournament is named in honor of the former Marina boys' and girls' athletic director who also was game announcer, timer and statistician, at Vikings basketball games. Doyle died of cancer in the spring of 1999.


Pool A: Orange Lutheran, San Ramon, Marina, Yorba Linda.

Pool B: Clovis, Edison, Aliso Niguel.

Pool C: Redondo Union, Warren, North Torrance.

Tournament Schedule

Thursday (at Marina High)

1:30 p.m.: Orange Lutheran vs. Yorba Linda

3 p.m.: Redondo Union vs. Warren

4:30 p.m.: Aliso Niguel vs. North Torrance

6 p.m.: Clovis vs. Edison

7:30 p.m.: Marina vs. San Ramon

Friday (at Marina High)

1:30 p.m.: Warren vs. North Torrance

3 p.m.: Edison vs. Aliso Niguel

4:30 p.m.: San Ramon vs. Yorba Linda

6 p.m.: Orange Lutheran vs. Marina

7:30 p.m.: Clovis vs. Redondo Union

Saturday (at Edison High)

1:30 p.m.: Marina vs. Yorba Linda

3 p.m.: San Ramon vs. Orange Lutheran

4:30 p.m.: Aliso Niguel vs. Clovis

6 p.m.: North Torrance vs. Redondo Union

7:30 p.m.: Warren vs. Edison

Monday (at Edison High)

1:30 p.m.: Ninth-place game

3 p.m.: Seventh-place game

4:30 p.m.: Fifth-place game

6 p.m.: Third-place game

7:30 p.m.: Championship game

Girls' Basketball

Huntington Beach

The Oilers completed play Saturday at the Arizona Nike Tournament Saturday, and finished in fourth place at the four-day event.

Huntington opened the tournament Dec. 18 and defeated Boulder Creek (Ariz.), 44-25, behind senior guard Paola Roa's 14 points. The Oilers dropped their final two games at the tourney, losing close games to Colorado Castle View (45-41), and Sacramento West Campus (44-41).

The Oilers, tied for No. 4 in the CIF Southern Section Division 1A poll, take on Mission Viejo in a first-round game Thursday (7:30 p.m.) at the Costa Mesa Tournament. The tournament continues Friday and Saturday, and concludes Monday.

Boys' Basketball


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