Briefs: Williams named to U.S. roster

Alys Williams of Huntington Beach (Edison High/UCLA) has been named to the USA Water Polo Women's Senior National Team's 15-player roster for the Kirishi Cup tournament that got underway Tuesday at Kirishi, Russia.

Team USA opened the tournament Tuesday and defeated Hungary, 13-10. The U.S. came back Wednesday to face Russia and behind the four-goal scoring of Annika Dries (Laguna Beach High/Stanford), scored a 13-10 victory over the host team.

Team USA plays Italy Thursday, Spain Friday and closes out the tournament Saturday against The Netherlands.

Team USA Kirishi Cup Roster: Alys Williams (defender, Edison High/UCLA); Annika Dries (center, Laguna Beach/Stanford); Makenzie Fischer (attacker, Laguna Beach High); Sami Hill (guard, Santa Barbara/UCLA); Ashleigh Johnson (guard, Miami, FLA./Princeton); Kami Craig (center, Santa Barbara/USC); Melissa Seidemann (defender, Walnut Creek/Stanford); KK Clark (defender, Menlo Park/UCLA): Maggie Steffens (attacker, Danville/Stanford); Kiley Neushul (Goleta/Stanford); Rachel Fattal (attacker, Seal Beach/UCLA); Jillian Kraus (attacker, Santa Ana/UCLA); Kaleigh Gilchrist (attacker, Newport Beach/USC); Maddie Musselman (attacker, Corona del Mar High); Courtney Mathewson (attacker, Anaheim Hills/UCLA). Head Coach: Adam Krikorian.

— From staff reports


Huntington Beach National Junior Basketball currently is accepting early-bird online registration.

The cost for the early-bird session, which runs through July 31, is $175. The cost during a second registration period, Aug. 1 through Sept. 30, is $200.

Huntington Beach NJB, a tradition since 1985, fields teams in grades K through eighth. League playoffs games will be held at the end of the regular season, and the chapter will put together All-Star teams that will compete during the All-Star season.

Online registration can be found at

— From staff reports

Marina baseball camp opens Monday

The second of two Marina Baseball Summer Camps, designed for local youth, starts Monday at the school at the Marina High baseball fields (15871 Springdale St., Huntington Beach). The camp runs from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., and noon to 2 p.m. daily through July 18. The camps will focus on various fundamentals including hitting, fielding, pitching, mental approach to the game, and campers will also take part in various games.

For more information, contact Marina High baseball Coach Bob Marshall at (714) 893-6571, ext. 4259, or email

— From staff reports

Water polo camp underway

The first of two summer water polo youth swim camps run by OC Riptide is now underway through July 24 at Ocean View High.

The current camp started Monday and runs from 10:30 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday weekly through July 24. The second camp runs from 10:30 a.m. to noon Aug. 4-28. The camp is open to boys and girls grades fifth through eighth and no prior water polo knowledge or experience is necessary, but campers should know how to swim and be comfortable in the water. Water polo rules, strategies and fundamentals will be taught at both camps.

The cost is $250 per camper per session, and $400 for both camps.

For more information, visit, or contact

— From staff reports

Football and cheer

OC Oilers Youth Football and Cheer (formerly Huntington Beach Junior All-American Football and Cheer) is currently accepting online registration through the end of July. League coaches will be trained by the current football coaching staff at USC. Registered players and cheerleaders will start the season by attending USC's football season opener Aug. 30 against Fresno St.

Online registration can be found at For more information, call (951) 522-2675.

— From staff reports

Real Madrid youth camp

Real Madrid Foundation youth academy coaches will be in Southern California for the first time with its Real Madrid Campus Experience.

The first of four Southland summer camps for boys and girls ages seven to 17 will run July 14-18 at the Huntington Beach Sports Complex, the only camp stop in Orange County. The camp will offer a combination of sports and education in an intense and enriching training process.

For information, visit, or call (818)952-7632.

— From staff reports

Edison youth hoops camp

The 15th annual Edison Basketball Youth Camp will run July 21-25 at the Edison High gymnasium (21400 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach).

The camp, co-sponsored by PCH Hoops, runs from 1 to 4 p.m. daily for youth grades third through eighth. The cost is $120 per camper and includes a complimentary basketball. Participating youth will learn the fundamentals of the basketball an be instructed by coaches from Edison and other area high schools.

For registration information, call (949) 378-4416.

— From staff reports

Next Marina hoops camp is July 21

Marina High boys' basketball will run the second summer session of its Little Kids Camp from 9 a.m. to noon July 21-24 at the school's gymnasium (15871 Springdale St., Huntington Beach). The camp is open to youth ages seven to 13.

For registration information, email Marina boys' basketball Coach Nick Racklin at

— From staff reports

Soccer Youth Camp

The Edison High Girls' Soccer Youth Camp will run from July 28 to Aug. 1 at the school's turf soccer field.

The camp will run daily from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and is open to girls ages seven to 12. The cost is $80 per camper and includes an Edison soccer bag.

The camp will focus on speed, coordination, technical skills and tactical awareness and be led by Edison girls' varsity Coach Kerry "Mac" Crooks, Edison assistant coach Kaitlin Thulin plus current members of the Edison varsity soccer team.

To register, send a check (made payable to "Edison Girls' Soccer") to Kaitlin Thulin, 21182 Greenboro Lane, Huntington Beach, CA, 92626.

— From staff reports

Surf camp

The second Waves of Valor Surf Camp along with VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and Red White and Blue, is looking for volunteers to serve as surfing coaches, surfing assistants and various administrative assistance (check-in, beach logistics, First Aid). The camp is from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept 27 at Bolsa Chica State Beach.

For information, contact, or For volunteer information, visit http://www.//https:/

— From staff reports

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