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By Matt Szabo | September 24, 2009
The number jumps off the page. It jumps off the TV screen, too, because 485 yards passing in a single game is something usually confined to the video game world. Senior quarterback Matt Viles doesn’t have to be a big numbers guy. The most important number is three, which is the number of wins the Chargers — also ranked No. 3 in the CIF Southern Section Pac-5 Division poll — have after three games. But 485 yards? That’s the school record Viles set Sept.
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By Matt Szabo | November 29, 2009
COSTA MESA — The last time he played Dana Hills, senior quarterback Matt Viles had a career night in September and broke a school record with 486 yards passing. This time, he didn’t come close, but that was only because he was out of the game in the fourth quarter enjoying the Chargers’ blowout victory. Edison scored 34 unanswered points in its 47-16 win over Dana Hills Friday night at Orange Coast College, in the CIF Southern Section Pac-5 Division quarterfinals.
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By Mike Sciacca, michael.sciacca@latimes.com | September 16, 2010
Having cruised to one-sided victories in its first two games, Edison figured to face its toughest challenge in the early stages of the 2010 football season when it hosted Dana Hills on Thursday at Huntington Beach High. The Chargers were indeed tested — and they passed. Edison jumped out to a seemingly safe 20-point lead on the Dolphins early in the second half, then had to withstand a spirited Dana Hills rally and last-minute drive to come away with a 27-21 win at Sheue Field.
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October 12, 2000
Edison (4-1) 21 El Toro 18 30 Capo Valley 7 42 Dana Hills 21 10 Mater Dei 42 35 Servite 33 Fountain Valley (3-2) 24 Dana Hills 18 17 LA Carson 14 27 La Mirada 35 29 Warren 32 33 Trabuco Hills 0 Huntington Beach (2-3) 14 Downey 35 27 Hueneme 45 17 Capo Valley 0 6 Mission Viejo 23 21 Dana Hills 3 Marina (5-0) 12 Paramount 3 26 Newport Harbor 18 21 Mayfair 13 41 Westminster 0 19 El Toro 10 Ocean View (4-1)
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By Mike Sciacca | March 26, 2014
First, they won the Best of the West Tournament boys' volleyball championship in Poway. On Monday, the Huntington Beach High Oilers added another tournament title to their 2014 resumé. Top-ranked Huntington laid claim to the Orange County Championships tournament title by sweeping Corona del Mar, 25-23, 25-17, 26-24, in the Division 1 final at Edison High. The title match pitted the top two-ranked teams in CIF Southern Section Division 1. Junior outside hitter TJ DeFalco and senior outside hitter Brenden Sander had 13 kills each, senior middle blocker Ryan Morrissey had seven kills, and junior setter Davis Gillett had 36 assists in the title-clinching victory.
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By Mike Sciacca | March 26, 2014
Huntington Beach High girls' softball continued its strong start to the season Tuesday by picking up another victory. The Oilers took a 2-0 lead on visiting Capistrano Valley, then went on beat the Cougars, 2-1, for their 11th win of the season. Sophomore Kristina Inouye hit her third home run of the season in the bottom of the first inning to give Huntington (11-4), the fourth-ranked team in CIF Southern Section Division 1, a 2-0 lead. Senior pitcher Micaela Vierra held Capo Valley to seven hits and struck out seven in notching her eighth win. Senior Sammie Vandiver, freshman Ivy Davis and sophomore Jasmine Melgoza also had hits for the Oilers.
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By Mike Sciacca | March 19, 2014
The championship game of the Laguna Hills Tournament turned into an all-Sunset League affair between to neighboring softball rivals and in the first meeting of the season between the teams, ended with the score favoring Marina. The Vikings captured the tourney title March 13 by defeating Huntington Beach, 5-2, at Alicia Park in Mission Viejo. Senior pitcher Tera Blanco was named MVP of the tournament and junior Emili Olague and senior Desiree Hagberg made the all-tournament team.
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By Mike Sciacca | July 10, 2013
Ocean View High parlayed strong pitching with a lively offense Monday to pick up another victory in its summer prep baseball season. The Seahawks took the lead for good on Laguna Beach in the third inning and went on to take a 9-1 game from the visiting Breakers. The win put the Seahawks at 4-3 overall. "I'm really happy how we have been pitching," Ocean View Coach Shane Borowski. "It's keeping us in every game and helping us be competitive. We are getting a lot of strikes, the defense is alert because of it, and we are making plays.
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By Mike Sciacca | May 15, 2013
It has been 20 years since Huntington Beach High won its first CIF Southern Section championship in boys' volleyball. Entering the week, the Oilers were one win away from playing for another title. Huntington advanced to Wednesday's Division 1 playoff semifinals by sweeping its third-straight postseason opponent. This time, it was Dana Hills which felt the wrath of the Oilers, who scored a 25-20, 25-18, 25-21 quarterfinal road victory over the South Coast League runner-up. The win, the 11th-consecutive by sweep for Sunset League champion Huntington, put the No. 4-seeded Oilers, 29-2 overall, into a semifinal match at home Wednesday against top-seeded Mira Costa (Bay League No. 1)
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By Mike Sciacca | December 5, 2012
The Ocean View High boys' basketball team played the opening game of its own Jim Harris Memorial Tournament of Champions on Monday afternoon and, at the same time, recorded its first victory of the 2012-13 season. Ocean View had little trouble with South Gate and cruised to an 83-42 victory. The Seahawks (1-1) took control early, played strong defensively, went to the glass hard and got their transition game going, which they parlayed into easy baskets. They also were able to substitute freely, and nine players reached the scoring column.
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By Mike Sciacca | August 29, 2012
For the Edison High football team, its season opener can't come soon enough. "We need to play," said Edison Coach Dave White whose team will do just that at 7 p.m. Thursday when it travels to face Los Angeles Garfield at Garfield High. "Seeing teams play last week, the kids were antsy to play. We're ready. " The nonleague game is the first of six this week for local teams. In addition to Edison, Ocean View is also opening its season with a Saturday game against Calvary Chapel/Santa Ana. Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, Marina and Brethren Christian, which all opened last week, play Friday games.
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By Mike Sciacca | September 21, 2011
The Dave Mohs Orange County Championships girls' volleyball tournament is again stockpiled with talented teams. This year's event starts at 3:30 p.m. Friday. The tournament, hosted by Edison High, continues at 8 a.m. Saturday and concludes with championship match play on Monday. The field includes local teams Edison, Huntington Beach and Marina, and Los Alamitos is back to defend its Division 1 title. The 64-team field is split into two divisions (1 and 2) with each division made up of eight, four-team pools.
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April 13, 2011
Seven locals selected for All-Star contests Seven local basketball players will take the court Saturday at Concordia University in Irvine for the 46th Orange County All-Star Basketball Games. The annual event pits senior players from north and south county schools in three games: boys', girls' and small schools. The small schools game is at noon, the girls' contest is at 5 p.m. and the boys' game follows at 7 p.m. The seven, all playing for their respective south squads, are: Daniel Healy and Riley Thomas of Brethren Christian, Christina Marquette and Dylan Garrity of Edison, Sasha Mancisidor of Huntington Beach, Alyssa Kinoshita of Marina and Billy Keller of Ocean View.
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