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By Mike Sciacca | November 6, 2013
Huntington Beach High girls' volleyball coach Craig Pazanti knew that in order for his team to have success in Tuesday's Sunset League showdown against top-ranked Los Alamitos, the Oilers would have to prevent the Griffins from taking the early lead. "It's something we worked on in practice for the past 2 1/2 weeks, since we last played them," he explained after Tuesday's match. "We had a game plan set but we didn't execute on any of those things we had worked on. " In a match that determined the 2013 Sunset champion, visiting Los Alamitos took command early and went on to claim the crown by sweeping the Oilers, 25-18, 25-21, 25-17.
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By Mike Sciacca | January 17, 2008
The Sunset League boys? and girls? basketball races reach the midway point today and Friday, and if the first few weeks of action is any indication of what is to come then the chase for league championships in both races figures to go down to the wire. Entering this week?s action, Los Alamitos took an early lead on the rest of the boys? pack. In girls? play, Esperanza was the league?s lone undefeated team after rallying past Marina. The Sea View League and Golden West League races both got underway in the past week, and the boys?
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By Matt Szabo | January 21, 2010
Finishing last in the Sunset League last year wasn’t a good experience for the Edison High boys’ soccer team. True, the Chargers were young, but a 2-8 season in league wasn’t really what they had in mind. But this year has been much better so far. Edison is alone in first in the Sunset League, sitting at 4-0 in the league after edging Esperanza, 2-1, on Friday. “Things are going pretty well,” Coach Charlie Breneman said. “It’s been a good run of games.
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By Matt Szabo | May 14, 2009
Edison High senior Tom Shields set the national high school record by swimming the 200-yard freestyle in 1 minute, 33.83 seconds Wednesday at the CIF Southern Section Division I preliminaries at Mt. San Antonio College. The Edison High girls? swim team is also one of the favorites for the CIF Southern Section Division I finals, scheduled for Friday night at Belmont Plaza in Long Beach. The Chargers are coming off an impressive win at the Sunset League finals, where they set three meet records and won with 536.5 points.
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By Matt Szabo | February 11, 2010
The Sunset League dual meet season was dominant for the Edison High wrestling team. Nothing changed Saturday at league finals, where the Chargers finished first at Marina High. Edison finished with 197.5 points, followed by Fountain Valley (149) in second and Marina (138) in third. Six Edison wrestlers won individual titles, including sophomore Brenton Visnoski (130 pounds); junior Erick Zumwalt (135); senior Victor Diaz (140); senior Aaron Lopez (152); senior Scott Sire (160)
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By Mike Sciacca | April 5, 2007
The Edison High baseball team has won its first five Sunset League games, yet head coach Steve Lambright said he's not about to celebrate. He knows there's plenty of baseball left to play in one of the Southern Section's toughest leagues. Edison ran its league mark to 5-0 Friday with a 7-0 shutout of rival Fountain Valley. Junior right-hander Greg Davis held the host Barons to a one hit in running his record to 4-1. The Chargers pounded out 14 hits, including a triple by junior Kyle Higashioka and doubles by senior Brent Meschuk, Ryan Sheeks and Billy Silvestri.
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By Mike Sciacca | April 16, 2014
Two thorough victories to end the previous week, has left two teams tied for the top spot in the Sunset League softball race. Huntington Beach went into spring break tied with Edison for the Sunset lead, as both the Oilers and Chargers picked up double-digit wins April 10. Huntington, ranked sixth in CIF Southern Section Division 1, took a 12-2 win from Fountain Valley in a game that went five innings. Alyssa Horeczko had four hits and scored three runs, and Ivy Davis had three hits and three RBIs for the Oilers who racked up 16 hits.
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By Mike Sciacca | May 9, 2012
Edison positioned itself for a shot at an outright Sunset League softball title by taking care of important road business Tuesday. The Chargers set up a Thursday showdown with Los Alamitos in a game that will determine the league champion by outlasting host Marina, 5-2, in 10 innings. The win put the Chargers at 22-3 and 8-1 in league. Marina dropped to 15-10 and 5-4. Karley Wester went two for four, Maddy Hickman had a hit and walked twice and junior Sammy Cordova to improve to 22-3.
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By Matt Szabo | January 4, 2012
NEWPORT BEACH - The corner kicks racked up in the first five minutes of the game, three in a row for the Fountain Valley High boys' soccer team. Newport Harbor Coach Juan Mares did not like what he saw. More than an hour later, the Sailors had finally played with fire one too many times. Barons senior Eric Shearer scored a rebound goal off a corner kick in the 75th minute, lifting Fountain Valley to a 1-0 victory over Newport Harbor in the teams' Sunset League opener Wednesday at Davidson Field.
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By Matt Szabo | April 1, 2010
The Edison High boys’ volleyball team got its Sunset League schedule off to a good start Tuesday night, topping Los Alamitos, 25-16, 25-22, 29-27, at home. The Chargers, ranked No. 3 in the CIF Southern Section Division I coaches’ poll, finished third at the Orange County Championships on March 22. But they beat the tournament champion, Huntington Beach, two days later, then came back with a five-game win over tournament runner-up Corona del Mar last Friday. Edison’s Torey Darin had a team-high 10 kills Tuesday night and Danny McCarty and Nick Capriccio added seven each.
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