High school sports

Baseball, softball playoffs to start

THE CIF-SS baseball and softball playoffs are starting this week. Eight local teams are involved.

The “second season” for area high school baseball and softball teams starts this week, with squads representing schools in the Garden Grove-Huntington Beach-Westminster area going into playoff action.

On Monday, the CIF-SS released the pairings and brackets for both sports. Locations and times are subject to change. Here are the wild card and first round contests.

BASEBALL

Division 1: First round is Friday; Huntington Beach will host the winner of the King vs. Vista/Murrietta wild card.

Divisiton 3: First round is Friday: Pacifica will host winner of the Cajon at Temescal Canyon wild card; Ocean View at Brea Olinda.

Division 5: First round is Friday; Garden Grove at Summit; Malibu at Rancho Alamitos; Temple City at La Quinta.

SOFTBALL

Division 1: First round on Thursday; Huntington Beach at Riverside Poly; Pacifica at Grand Terrace,

Division 2: Thursday, Edison at Cerritos, Marina at Esperanza. 

Division 4: Thursday, Sonora at Garden Grove.

Division 5: Tuesday wild cards; Hillcrest at Santiago; Dos Pueblos at Ocean View.

Division 6: Thursday; Rancho Alamitos at Calvary Chapel/Santa Ana.

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