May 12, 1985 |
Darren Ward claimed he was tired Saturday night, but it didn't stop the Sonora sophomore from breaking two records in the Southern Section 3-A swimming championships at East Los Angeles College Saturday night. In the boys' team competition, El Dorado, a bridesmaid last year, upended defending champion Loyola, 143 1/2-140 1/2. In the girls' competition, junior Kim Rosso won two events to lead Sunny Hills to its first-ever swimming title, a convincing 127-92 edge over Long Beach Wilson.
February 23, 1985
Jim Mansfield's 12-foot bank shot with 42 seconds remaining Friday night gave El Dorado High School the lead for good and the Golden Hawks rallied to beat Fullerton, 64-59, in the opening round of the Southern Section 3-A playoffs at Placentia. El Dorado held the lead through most of the first three quarters but Fullerton staged a fourth-quarter rally that saw the Indians outscore El Dorado, 13-5, and tie the score at 56 with 3:07 left. Fullerton went ahead, 59-58, on a layup by R.J.
January 13, 1985
Senior guard Mary Gainey scored 19 points and Mater Dei High School held off a late Edison rally as the Monarchs beat the Chagers, 48-42, in a nonleague girls' basketball game Saturday night at Huntington Beach. No. 5 Mater Dei took a nine-point lead into the fourth quarter, but saw Edison cut the advantage to four points with less than two minutes to play. Sophomore guard Denise Ogburn led the Chargers with 14 points. Michelle Hennessey, another sophomore guard, added 8 points and 8 assists.
January 5, 1985
Good free throw shooting in the fourth quarter gave Loara High School a 45-33 upset of Foothill in the semifinal round of the Cypress Tournament Friday night at Cypress High. Loara made 9 of 10 free throws in the final quarter and employed a tough zone defense to hand the highly-regarded Knights their second loss in the last week. Loara's Liz Eldridge more than held her own against Foothill's frontline of Jill and Jennifer Osur and center Chris McFerson.