SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - The girls have joined the boys at Santa Barbara High School as both teams are now in the CIF semifinals in basketball.
Sophomore sensation Amber Melgoza scored 40 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Santa Barbara to a 58-40 win at Irvine in a CIF Division 3AA quarterfinal game. The top-seeded Dons will host Yorba Linda on Saturday at 7 p.m.
Here are some other area results:
Division 1AA Second Round:
Ventura defeated Irvine University 54-30, Camarillo beat Ayala 68-44, Buena lost to Valley View 65-52.
Division 2A Second Round:
Royal knocks off Arroyo Grande 41-34, Rio Mesa is beaten by West Torrance 64-29.
Division 4A Quarterfinals:
St. Joesph defeats St. Monica 63-51.
Division 5AA Quarterfinals:
Bishop Diego loses to Pasadena Poly 60-46 while Santa Clara edges Webb 29-26.
CIF Division 1 Water Polo Semifinals:
Santa Barbara loses in Irvine to Newport Harbor 11-10.
CIF Division 6 Soccer Second Round:
Bishop Diego is shutout by Citrus Valley 7-0.