Like several other races in other league sports, the Sunset League girls' soccer title chase is going down to the final game on the final day of the regular season.
Edison stayed within one-half game of league leader Los Alamitos Tuesday by taking down Fountain Valley, 4-1. The Griffins maintained their slight edge over the Chargers by surviving Huntington Beach Tuesday, 2-1.
Mackenzie Cerda, Sydney Stout, Brooke Lillywhite and Nicole St. Laurent scored for Edison on senior night as the Chargers improved to 6-0-3 in league.
Madison Gomez scored for Fountain Valley, which is 0-7-2 in league.
Huntington gave Los Alamitos all it could handle before falling, 2-1, on the road at Laurel School. Dottie Rhoten scored off a feed from Lana Bermel, and Jane Potter and Kate Hart both had five saves for the Oilers, who are 3-3-3 in league.
In Sunset games Jan. 31, Edison defeated host Marina, 4-1, Huntington blanked Newport Harbor, 1-0, and Fountain Valley lost, 1-0, to Los Alamitos. Newport Harbor beat Marina, 2-0, on Tuesday.
For Edison, Stout scored two goals in the game's first 11 minutes, Cerda scored twice and Karly Freeman had a pair of assists. Regina Rosas scored for Marina.
Jordan Bradley scored off an assist from Francesca Rand in the first half and both Potter and Hart had four saves for Huntington in its 1-0 win over visiting Newport Harbor.
Ocean View squared its Golden West League record at 4-4-1 Tuesday by routing visiting Orange, 5-1. Casey Dooley scored two goals for the Seahawks (9-8-1 overall), who led, 3-1, at the half. Jade Kratovil, Dani Dapello and Veronica Esquivel also scored. Sam Romo had two assists and Kratovil, Dapello and Mikaela Malsy each had one assist. Emma Malsy and Malia Hayes combined for four saves.
In a Jan. 31 league game, Ocean View blanked Westminster, 1-0. Mikaela Malsy scored and Hayes and Emma Malsy both had two saves.
The regular season comes to an end Thursday for local girls' soccer teams. In Sunset League finals, Marina travels to Fountain Valley (3:15 p.m.) , Huntington plays host to Edison (5 p.m.), and Los Alamitos is at Newport Harbor (4:45 p.m.). In the Golden West League, Ocean View plays host to Loara (3:15 p.m.).
The CIF Southern Section girls' soccer playoff parings will be announced Monday. Playoff games start Tuesday.
Edison and Marina: The Chargers and Vikings played to a 1-1 tie Friday. Conor Gordon scored off an assist from Garen Balikcioglu in the second half, and Kevin Piscopo had four saves for Edison.
Fountain Valley: The Barons suffered a 5-0 loss to Los Alamitos Friday.
Huntington Beach: The Oilers rallied from a one-goal deficit and ended up playing visiting Newport Harbor to a 1-1 tie Friday.
The Sunset League season concluded Wednesday. Scores from all three games weren't available at press time.
The CIF Southern Section boys' soccer playoff pairings will be announced Monday. Playoff games start Wednesday.