November 16, 1991 |
Edison overpowered Huntington Beach, 21-14, Friday night, then benefited from a coin flip that guaranteed the Chargers a spot in next week's playoffs. The victory gave the Chargers (6-4) a 4-2 Sunset League record, tying them with Huntington Beach and Marina for second place behind league champion Santa Ana. Marina won the toss, giving it the league's No. 2 spot, and because Edison beat Huntington Beach, it was awarded the final playoff spot.
November 23, 1991 |
John Khamis' interception return and Tim Shaw's leg led Edison over Long Beach Poly, 13-6, in a Division I first-round game Friday night at Veterans Stadium. Edison (7-4) will play Loyola (9-2) in Friday's second round. With Edison trailing Long Beach Poly, 6-0, Khamis intercepted Brian Webster at the Poly 40 and returned it for a touchdown with nine minutes left in the second quarter. Tim Shaw's kick gave the Chargers a 7-6 lead.
October 13, 1990 |
Edison High School's Brandon Jessie usually uses his 6-foot 5-inch frame to score on the basketball court, but Friday night he used his height to catch two touchdown passes to help lead the Chargers to a 21-10 Sunset League victory over Santa Ana at Santa Ana Stadium. Edison improved its league record to 3-0 (6-0 overall). The Chargers stumbled to a 7-3 halftime lead with Travis Balding, who gained 115 yards in 14 carries, scoring on a two-yard run.
November 2, 1990 |
Though they mounted most of their serious drives only in the second quarter, Edison High School held on to defeat Ocean View, 23-17, Thursday night in front of 3,400 at Huntington Beach High. Edison (8-1, 6-0 in the Sunset League), got three touchdown passes by senior quarterback Josh Gingrich and scored 20 points in the second quarter. Ocean View dropped to 4-2-1, 2-2-1. The Seahawks' hopes for a playoff berth rest, in part, on the outcome of their game against Huntington Beach next Friday.
November 30, 1991 |
Loyola's Justin Rodriguez tipped and intercepted a pass with 1 minute 23 seconds remaining to preserve the Cubs' 20-13 victory over Huntington Beach Edison in a Southern Section Division I quarterfinal Friday night at Orange Coast College. Rodriguez, a junior defensive back, tipped John Khamis' pass at the Loyola 40-yard line, caught it and returned it to the Edison 40. Then, the third-seeded and defending champion Cubs ran out the clock.
November 8, 1991 |
Edison and Fountain Valley were at it again Thursday night, and though neither a Sunset League or Southern Section championship was at stake, the schools proved that old rivalries die hard. It took a one-yard touchdown run by Travis Balding with 1 minute 20 seconds left to end the latest thriller and help Edison rip a 14-7 victory away from Fountain Valley in front of 6,000 at Orange Coast College.