Let’s call them “The Magnificent Seven.” We’re referring to the number of local high school sports teams that have survived the first week of the winter CIF-SS playoffs and advanced to this week’s action.
- Los Amigos at San Dimas on Tuesday in Division 5.
- Loyola at Edison on Wednesday in Division 1.
- Roosevelt at Huntington Beach on Wednesday in Division 2-AA.
- Covina at Pacifica on Tuesday in Division 3-A.
- La Quinta at Pacifica Christian on Tuesday in Division 4-A.
- Rolling Hills Prep at Ocean View on Tuesday in Division 3-AA
- Wilson/Hacienda Heights at Garden Grove on Tuesday in Division 4-AA.
Get out your gloves and bat
Believe it or now, baseball and softball seasons are right around the corner.
CIF-SS pre-season polls for both sports are out. Four local teams are listed in the top 10s for each. They are:
- Division 1: Huntington Beach is sixth.
- Division 3: Marina is second.
- Division 5: La Quinta is fourth and Garden Grove is seventh.
Softball(teams are unranked)
- Division 1: Huntington Beach.
- Division 2: Edison and Marina.
- Division 6: Santiago.
- Division 7: La Quinta.
Oh, and your nets, too …
Boys’ volleyball is a spring sport in the CIF-SS, and here are the local teams listed in the pre-season poll.
- Divisions 1 and 2: Huntington Beach
- Division 4: Garden Grove and Rancho Alamitos
- Division 5: Ocean View and Orangewood Academy.
Prep Sport Spotlight appears on Tuesdays during the high school athletic year.
Categories: High school sports