Irvine Valley edges Glendale, 54-53, in its opening game of the VC-Optimist Club Holiday Classic on Thursday and then gets a total team effort in a 73-58 victory over El Camino on Friday. IVC improves its record to 12-4 overall.
Irvine Valley takes on Antelope Valley on Wednesday, Feb. 1 at home at 6 p.m. as part of its 18-match slate for the 2023 season. The Lasers open Orange Empire Conference play on Mar. 15 against Orange Coast at home.
Irvine Valley falls to Orange Coast, 65-58, in an Orange Empire Conference game Monday night on the road. The Lasers (4-17, 0-9) were up early, but Orange Coast went on a run until halftime and led the rest of the game.
Irvine Valley leads at the half and is in the game until the end, but comes up short, 55-50, in an Orange Empire Conference game at Cypress on Friday. IVC turns around and plays at Orange Coast next Monday at 6 p.m.
Irvine Valley opens its 2023 campaign at Long Beach City on Friday, Jan. 27 at 2 p.m. and then hosts LBCC on Saturday at home at noon. The Lasers are coming off a 2022 season where it had a record of 17-23 overall.
Irvine Valley trailed by as many as 12 points in the third quarter, but out-scored Fullerton, 32-18, in the fourth to come back for a 74-64 road win Friday. IVC, ranked No. 16 in the state, went to 16-6 overall and 4-2 in the OEC.
In a battle of top-20 teams in the state, Irvine Valley leads early, trails in the second quarter and then fights, but comes up short in a 63-57 loss to Cypress on Wednesday at home. IVC (15-6, 3-2) plays at Fullerton on Friday.
Irvine Valley, which was ranked No. 20, in the state last week, takes on No. 14 Cypress in a big Orange Empire Conference game at home. The Lasers are coming off an important 74-56 victory over No. 15 Riverside last Friday.
Irvine Valley loses, 69-59, to Santiago Canyon in an Orange Empire Conference game Friday night at home. Roman Swizek leads the Lasers with 20 points and four assists. Marcus Carter and Makai Caruth each add eight points.
Irvine Valley, ranked No. 20 in the state, defeats No. 15 Riverside, 74-56, Friday at home in a key Orange Empire Conference game. The Lasers move to 15-5 overall and 3-1 in the OEC. Trasara Alexender scores 25 points for IVC.
Irvine Valley plays in a game with two of the top teams in the state tonight at 5 p.m. at home Riverside comes in ranked No. 15 in the state this week and with a record of 15-4 overall. No. 20 IVC has a record of 13-5 overall.
Irvine Valley gives Fullerton, the top-ranked team in the state all it can handle in the first half, but the Lasers lost to the Hornets, 73-57, Wednesday night on the road. IVC (4-13) overall hosts Santiago Canyon on Friday at 7 p.m.
Irvine Valley wins its fourth in its last five games, defeating Santa Ana, 73-53, in an Orange Empire Conference game on the road Wednesday. The No. 19 in the state Lasers improve their record to 14-5 overall and 2-1 in the OEC.
Irvine Valley, which won the California Community College Athletic Association State Championship last year, plays its first matches of the 2023 season against Saint Katherine and Life Pacific in exhibitions on Saturday, Feb. 11.
Irvine Valley got a big night from Charlie Henderson with 28 points and seven rebounds, but Santa Ana shoots 50.9 percent from the field and holds on in the second half to beat the Lasers, 68-61, Monday afternoon at IVC.
Irvine Valley leads by four points early in the second half, but can't hold on in a 55-45 Orange Empire Conference defeat to Riverside on Friday. The Lasers are led by Christian Griffin with 11 points. IVC hosts Santa Ana Monday.
No. 19 in the state Irvine Valley never trails and earns its first Orange Empire Conference victory with a big, 84-41 win over Golden West Friday night at home. The Lasers capture their 13th victory overall on the season.
Irvine Valley falls, 57-53, to Orange Coast Wednesday night at home in its Orange Empire Conference opener. The Lasers, ranked No. 19 in the state, saw their record fall to 12-4 overall. No. 2 OCC improved to 17-0 on the year.
Irvine Valley has its chances to close out the game in regulation, but Saddleback ties things up in the final seconds and then goes for a 75-72 win Wednesday. Charlie Henderson finishes with 26 points and nine rebounds for IVC.
Irvine Valley, ranked No. 19 in the state, hosts Orange Coast to start Orange Empire Conference play tonight at home. The Pirates are ranked No. 2 in the state and off to a program-best start with a record of 16-0 overall.