The Athletics Minute is a recap of the prior week's action in Lancer varsity sports.
The OLu girls basketball team reached double-digit wins this past week with 3 straight victories to get to 10-1 overall.
The Lancers opened the week with a 50-10 win over Warren in their home opener. Next up was Beckman on Thursday. Behind Madi Bogan’s 12 points and Taliyah McFerson’s 12, OLu downed the Patriots 53-26.
To wrap up the week they beat Northview 65-24. Sheridan Kenney had 15 points while Princess Cassell chipped in 11.
The Lancers will take off for finals week before picking it back up in the Santa Barbara Tournament of Champions on December 21.
The Lancers improved to 7-3 after a 69-24 win over St. Bonaventure on Saturday night. OLu had 4 players in double digits in the victory. Seth Brown led the way with 16 points. Cannon Potter had 15, Javon Smith punched in 11, and David Manea had 10.
OLu will take 2 weeks off before heading to Palm Springs over Christmas for the Rancho Mirage Tournament.
The girls soccer team is off to a 4-0 start for the first time since 2011-12 after their two victories this past week.
The Lancers opened up the week with a 2-1 win over Norco. Tessa Bloom and Morgan Goerhing were the Lancer's goal scorers.
Behind goals from Bella Barrett and Taylor Bloom the Lancers beat Newport Harbor 2-0 in their home opener on Thursday. OLu is back at home this coming week with a date against Fullerton High School at 3:15 pm.
The boys soccer team had a busy week playing 4 games and going 2-2.
The Lancers kicked the week off with back-to-back losses to San Clemente and Godinez. They bounced back though with 2 wins in the Huntington Beach Invitational on Friday and Saturday.
First OLu knocked off University 2-1 to give head coach Mike Oseguera his first win as the Lancers headman. Hayden Snyder and Xaiver Alcantar scored the Lancer's goals. They were assisted by Jimu Lee and Brandon Robinson.
They followed that up with a resounding 4-0 win over La Serna on Saturday morning. Cooper Olsen scored 2 goals while Christian Vega and Gavin Nixon had one apiece. Freshman goalie Ayden Santana saved a penalty kick to maintain and preserve his shutout.
The Lancers now sit at 2-2-2 through the first 6 games of the season. They have a home date with Villa Park this Friday at 3:15 at home.
Girls Water Polo
The girls water polo team fell in their lone game this past weekend 9-8 to Laguna Beach. Anna Pearson scored 4 goals while Michelle Urkov notched 2. Kyla Pranjaya had 9 saves in the defeat.
The Lancers fell to 2-1 overall on the season and will gear up for Carlsbad this coming Saturday at Santiago Canyon College.
After a month off the Lancers were back in action this past weekend against the Capistrano Coyotes and fell in a high scoring affair 10-6. Senior Nathan Croteau netted 4 goals in defeat. The 4 goals bring his tally to 9 on the season. Kyle Isenberg and James Dean also netted a goal each. Luke Anthony had 3 assists.
OLu drops to 8-1 overall and will play Santa Margarita on December 18 at 4 pm at Great Park Ice.
The Lancers surf squad wrapped up the regular season with 2 more meet wins. They knocked off Los Alamitos and Long Beach Wilson this past week to complete the regular season at 8-2. The Lancers finished 2nd in league.
They will wrap up the season in League Finals which are slated for January 12 at Huntington Beach's south side pier.
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