November 16, 2006
A strong defensive effort Saturday was enough to provide the Huntington Beach Orange Oilers with another playoff victory. In the second-round of the league playoffs, Huntington posted an 8-6 victory over the Mission Viejo White Cowboys in Jr. All-American Football Pee Wee Division postseason play. The lone Huntington touchdown was scored by Jackson Truong, who was aided on his scoring run by center Ben Roth, quarterback Michael Chislock and by a crucial block from receiver Jacob Lainson.
November 2, 2006
NHB Black, a North Huntington Beach Soccer Club girls' Under-11 team, returned to winning form last weekend with a pair of wins. First, NHB disposed of Blast Soccer Club of San Bernardino, 4-0, then took care of Cerritos Infinity, 2-1. With the two victories, NHB (4-1-4) moved to within three points of the top spot in the Silver Elite South bracket standings of the Coast Soccer League. In the win over the Blast, Janae Megordan began game's scoring with an early goal and Christina Sanchez followed with a goal on a direct kick from 25 yards out. Alex Karlowitsch finished a dominant offensive display by NHB in the first half with a goal that gave the locals a 3-0 halftime cushion.
October 19, 2006
Edison High's Hillary Hayes kept pace with the county's best Saturday at the Orange County Championships cross-country event at Irvine Park. The sophomore ran to a fourth-place finish in 17 minutes 35 seconds in the girls' varsity Sweepstakes Race at the 40th annual county championships, hosted by Foothill High. In girls' tennis: Huntington Beach High picked up its third Sea View League win by defeating El Toro, 12-6. Oilers doubles players Jennifer Heumann and Stacy Kaufman earned sweeps and No. 3 Monica Stupaczuk won two of three in singles.
October 12, 2006
Huntington Beach Pee Wee White Oilers' dominating performance on Saturday earned them their first victory of the 2006 Jr. All-American Football season. With J.T. Doran and Elijah Herrera each rushing for more than 100 yards and four players reaching the end zone, Huntington rolled past the Tri-City Steelers, 30-6, in a Pee Wee Division matchup. Adam Petrarca returned an interception 45 yards for a touchdown, setting the tone for the game and keying a strong defensive effort led by Logan Surace, Dominic Surace, Cody Boyd, Zachary Young, Kevin Brown, Adam Palafox, Kameron Nunes, Jordan Pascual and Daniel Kinser.
September 28, 2006
A tight defensive struggle went Huntington Beach's way Saturday, as the Black Oilers pulled out a 7-0 Clinic Division victory over the Carson Colts in Jr. All-American Football action. Brandon Entwistle scored the game's only touchdown in the third quarter, a score capped by Javier Sanchez's conversion. The win was the second of the season for the Black Oilers. Quincy Wimbish Jr., Bowen Blake, Liam Jimmons, Cade Bernard and Anthony de la Torre all made key defensive stands for the Black Oilers.
July 27, 2006
Huntington Valley Little League's 9/10 All-Star team had its run come to an end Sunday in the Section 5 tournament. Huntington Valley, champion of District 62, fell to District 30 winner Orange, 10-0, in the double-elimination tournament played at Woodfield Park in Aliso Viejo. The game was halted after four innings by the mercy rule. Huntington Valley went 1-2 in the tournament. Manager Ron Wilson said the locals dropped their opener Friday to District 68 champion Mission Viejo, 11-1, but bounced back Saturday to eliminate Anaheim Loara of District 46, 3-1. In the win over Loara, starter Andrew Bogard, reliever Sean O'Toole and closer Jake Weiser combined on the victory.
June 29, 2006
The Huntington Beach Girls Softball 14-and-Under All-Star team won its division at the 2006 Southern California Amateur Softball Assn. Central District championship last weekend in Cypress. The triumph earned Huntington a berth in the Amateur Softball Assn. State Championship tournament July 7 to 9 in Lancaster. Huntington went undefeated in the grueling, double-elimination tournament which they capped by defeating Mission Viejo, 11-7, in a seven-inning, championship game Sunday.
June 22, 2006
The Surf City Breakers, a 10-and-Under A All-Star team out of South Huntington Beach Girls Fastpitch Softball, reached the title game of the Rancho Roundup in Rancho Trabuco Sunday, and ended the tournament with a runner-up finish. In pool play Saturday, the Breakers scored a pair of one-run victories, defeating the Mission Viejo A All-Stars, 2-1, before shutting out the host Rancho Trabuco A All Stars, 1-0. The two wins gave the Breakers the No. 1 seed in bracket play. On Sunday, Huntington met Mission Viejo for a second time in the tournament and again emerged victorious, this time by a 3-0 score.
February 16, 2006
FRIDAY Boys' CIF Soccer (3 p.m.) Cabrillo/Long Beach at Edison Huntington at Mission Viejo Girls' CIF Water Polo (3:15 p.m.) Edison at El Toro Huntington at Montebello Boys' CIF Basketball (7:30 p.m.) Chino Hills at Edison Lompoc at Ocean View SATURDAY Girls' CIF Soccer (3 p.m.) Edison at Mira Costa Ocean View at Fullerton Girls' CIF Basketball (7:30 p.m.) Chino Hills at Huntington Saddleback/Mission Viejo winner vs. Marina (at Edison High)
October 7, 2005
An injury-plagued Laguna Beach Soccer Club boys' under-12 team found the going tough last weekend in league play. On Sunday, Laguna suffered a 5-1 loss to the visiting Padeadores of Mission Viejo at El Morro School. The day before, Laguna dropped a hard-fought 1-0 match to the Mohammad Khakpour Soccer Club of Newport Beach at Sage Hill High. Padeadores 5, Laguna Beach 1 The Padeadores of Mission Viejo came into the match trailing first-place Laguna Beach by two points in the standings but made up for points against a Laguna squad that was reeling from injuries sustained in a previous match against MKSC.