Girls' basketball: Mater Dei has 27-18 halftime lead
Santa Ana Mater Dei has maintained control from the outset and leads Long Beach Poly, 27-18, at halftime of the Division I Southern California Regional girls' final.
Nirra Fields made a basket at the end of the second quarter to keep the Monarchs comfortably ahead. Fields has 12 points.
-- Eric Sondheimer