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  1. Laguna Hills wins 3AA title in double OT

    Martin Henderson

    ANAHEIM -- It took two extra periods, but the correct result was finally achieved -- and what a result it was. Fourth-seeded Laguna Hills went toe-to-toe with the state's No. 18 team, Mission Hills Alemany, and persevered through two overtimes, 59...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  2. Orange County: Athletes of the week

    Martin Henderson

    Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, Mater Dei, Sr. Two weeks ago, Lewis was named the national player of the year by Gatorade. Last week she was selected the Naismith National Player of the Year. On Saturday, she scored 33 points and sparked a comeback from a 1...

    Blog | March 29, 2011
  3. Inland Empire and LA North: Rialto 44, Buena 42

    Martin Henderson

    LOS ANGELES -- Stunning. Unbelievable. For the second time in two weeks, Janae Sharp grabbed a dagger from midair and thrust it into the heart of Buena High School. With a scant 2.8 seconds left in a tie score - Buena getting the ball because of a...

    Blog | March 19, 2011
  4. LA North, LA South: St. Joseph 54, Gardena Serra 45

    Martin Henderson

    LOS ANGELES - After frittering away most of a 16-point lead in the second half, Santa Maria St. Joseph needed something, anything, to stave off the tide that had turned against them. Alyson Beebe provided that something. As the shot clock expired,...

    Blog | March 19, 2011
  5. Orange County: Saturday's SoCal Regionals

    Martin Henderson

    Southern California regional basketball semifinals Girls Division I Brea Olinda: The Ladycats (31-2) still entertained hopes of a national championship. A win next week over Mater Dei would avenge their only loss, and then winning a state title wo...

    Blog | March 13, 2011
  6. Inland Empire and Orange County: Brea Olinda vs. Canyon Springs

    Martin Henderson

    Southern California Regional Semifinals Division I Girls Canyon Springs (30-3) at Brea Olinda (31-1), 7 p.m. Don't look ahead: Second-seeded Brea Olinda was undefeated and ranked No. 1 in the nation at the time it was beaten by Mater Dei in the ...

    Blog | March 12, 2011
  7. LA South and Orange County: Mater Dei 57, Santa Monica 41

    Martin Henderson

    SANTA ANA - They are now ranked No. 1 in the nation, but the distinction doesn't come without a little bit of pain. Mater Dei shooting guard Alexas Williamson underwent emergency surgery on Monday for appendicitis. On Thursday, starting point guard J...

    Blog | March 10, 2011
  8. Orange County: Mater Dei 63, Brea Olinda 54

    Martin Henderson

    ANAHEIM --Getting big performances from a number of players, including 18 points off the bench, Mater Dei won the showdown for girls' basketball national supremacy against Brea Olinda, 63-54, on Friday at Anaheim Convention Center Arena to capture th...

    Blog | March 05, 2011
  9. Orange County: Edison 45, Troy 44

    Martin Henderson

    ANAHEIM -- The game was in hand. Troy was 5.9 seconds from winning a Southern Section Division 1A girls' basketball title. The Warriors had the ball under the Edison basket, and Edison had fouls to give. All Troy had to do was successfully pass the ...

    Blog | March 03, 2011
  10. Orange County and LA South: Mater Dei 57, Santa Monica 37

    Martin Henderson

    ANAHEIM -- Alexyz Vaioletama missed all of last season with a knee injury and didn't even play a lot in the fall. But when she stepped on the floor Tuesday, the Mater Dei forward used that knee to kick start the Monarchs to a 57-37 semifinal victory....

    Blog | March 01, 2011
  11. LA South and Orange County: Bishop Amat 40, Irvine 38

    Martin Henderson

    IRVINE -- There are some divisions in the Southern Section girls' basketball playoffs that ought to be sure things. Brea vs. Long Beach Poly or Mater Dei in Division 1AA, Edison vs. Troy in 1A. But swing down to Division 3A and it's as wide open a...

    Blog | February 19, 2011
  12. Orange County: Five things from the weekend

    Martin Henderson

    1. Basketball in December doesn't mean nearly as much as basketball in April, but you have to be impressed that Brea Olinda won the Nike TOC in Chandler, Ariz. The Ladycats entered the girls' basketball tournament ranked No. 2 in the nation and beat ...

    Blog | December 27, 2010
  13. LA North, OC: Brea beats Long Beach Poly in early national showdo...

    Martin Henderson

    The Ladycat Classic is often one of the most challenging girls' basketball tournaments of the month, and several teams stay away from it because it's too tough too soon in the season. Nobody wants to get off to a bad start in the first week. There...

    Blog | December 06, 2010
  14. Orange County, LA South: Brea and Long Beach Poly matched in Lady...

    Martin Henderson

    One of the outstanding girls basketball tournaments of the season begins the first week of the season, and it has produced a scintillating championship game scheduled for Saturday. The Ladycat Classic will feature the host team Brea Olinda -- No. ...

    Blog | December 03, 2010
  15. What we saw was a source of pride

    Martin Henderson

    The arena was more than half empty, not almost half-full. Bakersfield was a gracious host, though in California it should be considered North, not South. Yet those who navigated up Interstate 5 and Highway 99 saw some outstanding moments in one of th...

    Blog | March 27, 2010
  16. LA South: Shots don't fall but Poly does in run at history

    Martin Henderson

    BAKERSFIELD - Four consecutive years, Long Beach Poly has won a state championship game. But four consecutive years, the Jackrabbits never faced anything like Sara James. Almost single-handedly - she scored 20 of her team's 29 first-half points - ...

    Blog | March 27, 2010