From there, Popovich mixed and matched lineups, playing every available player on his roster in the first half. All but two scored. And the game was played with a running clock in the fourth quarter.
The Tritons (5-2) move on to play Edison in a quarterfinal game at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The Chargers are currently ranked No. 7 in the OC Varsity poll.
It as an average-killing night for many players, as minutes were widely distributed. Blake Birmingham led the Tritons with 15 points. Dillon Waikle with 10 was the only other San Clemente player in double figures. Gage Shelmidine scored 8. Jake Cameron and Roberto Medrano each had 7 points. Cole Fotheringham added 5; James Paterson, 4; Dylan Hauser and Joey Spurgeon, 3 each; and Chris Kane and Michael Moran, 2 each.