Valencia High School (VHS) fielded two teams to play in the inaugural season of the Orange County High School Esports League.
The VHS Blue team, managed by Dwight Osborne, finished the eight-week regular season in 23rd place out of 38 teams. The VHS Gold team, managed by Jason Parker, finished the season in 3rd place.
The VHS Gold team, led by students Steven Vo, Armaan Uppal, Nick Tang, Parker Poole, and Christian Le, qualified for the eight-team playoffs at the Esports Arena in Santa Ana. They won their first round match against Edison High School and then played Sunny Hills High School in the quarterfinals, where they lost the three-game match in a heartbreaking fashion.
The team will be playing in the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District (PYLUSD) Esports tournament on May 29 at the Esports Arena in Santa Ana.