Shutouts were the norm of the day Tuesday in Sunset League girls' soccer action.
Edison retained a share of the league lead by defeating archrival Fountain Valley, 3-0. Marina got back on the winning track by getting past Newport Harbor, 1-0, and Huntington Beach played co-league leader Los Alamitos tough but lost, 1-0, to the Griffins.
Edison (11-3-2, 3-0-1 in league) took a 2-0 halftime lead on Fountain Valley (0-3-1 in league). Brooke Lillywhite scored from long range in the 23rd minute of the half to start the scoring, and Sydney Stout scored with two minutes remaining in the half.
MacKenzie Cerda scored nine minutes into the second half for the final goal.
"Overall, the defense was stellar and every player contributed," Edison Coach Kerry Crooks said.
Marina squared its league record at 2-2 and improved to 5-11-2 overall, with its 1-0 win against Newport Harbor (0-2-2 in league). Senna Brennan scored off an assist from Maddie Fitzpatrick and Emma Walker (five saves) and Bailee Williams combined for seven saves.
"Our girls battled against another strong Sunset League team and came together to get the win," Marina Coach Sarah Harding said. "(Senna) Brennan had a beautiful goal to put us ahead and the entire team worked hard to keep possession throughout the match and create more opportunities."
The first half of Sunset League play comes to an end Thursday. Marina plays host to Fountain Valley at 3:15 p.m. and Edison plays host to Huntington at 5 p.m.,
In Golden West League play, Ocean View went to overtime Tuesday with Westminster, where the Seahawks were edged, 2-1, by the Lions (9-3-2, 2-01).
Danni Dapello scored in the second half and Emma Malsy finished with six saves, five of which came in the second half, for Ocean View (5-6-1, 0-2-1).
The Seahawks also were involved in another league match that took overtime to decide. On Jan. 10, they were edged, 1-0, by host Segerstrom. Malsy had 13 "great saves," Ocean View Coach David Deaton said.
"My team played out of its skin, best game of the season," Deaton said. "Any time you can take the four-time league champs to overtime, you have to be proud."
Edison: The Chargers scored a 3-2 victory over Marina in sudden-death overtime Friday in Sunset League action.
Edison (1-2-1 in league) trailed, 2-1, in the second half but netted the equalizing goal when Connor Gordon scored late in the second half. Gordon scored the winning goal on a free kick in the first half of overtime.
Garen Balikcioglu scored off a Ty O'Connor assist in the first half for the Chargers.
"It was real important for us to win this game to get us back on track in league," Edison Coach Charlie Breneman said. "The kids showed a lot of heart and desire especially playing a man down for most of the second half. Hopefully we can build from this and keep rolling."
Edison travels Friday for a 5 p.m. league game at Huntington Beach.
Fountain Valley: The Barons climbed into a tie for first place with Los Alamitos in the Sunset League by handing the Griffins a 2-0 shutout loss.