CIF-Southern Section postseason games in boys and girls’ basketball and boys and girls soccer began this week and several high school wrestlers earned league championships last Saturday.
Playoff contests will continue through the end of the month.
First-round matchup: Muir (13-12) at Chino Hills (16-9). Game was played Friday after Champion press time.
Chino Hills, the defending CIF-Southern Section and CIF State Division 1 champion, was selected as the No. 1-seed in Division 1 after finishing in second place in the Baseline League behind Etiwanda. Etiwanda was selected as one of eight teams in the boys’ basketball Open Division tournament. The Huskies
Up next: The winner of the Chino Hills-Muir matchup play at Canyon High School in Anaheim at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12 in a second-round game. The quarterfinals are set for Thursday, Feb. 14, followed by the semifinals on Saturday, Feb. 16. The Division 1 title game is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 23.
First-round matchup: United Christian Academy (8-10) at Ontario Christian (26-2).
Game was played Friday after Champion press time.
Ambassador League champion Ontario Christian set a new school record with its 26th win over the season, surpassing the 25-win total of the 2005-06 Knights’ team. The Knights earned the No. 3 seed in the Division 4A playoffs.
Up next: The winner of the Ontario Christian-United Christian Academy game will play the Century-Estancia winner at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12. Quarterfinal games are set for Thursday, Feb. 14, followed by the semifinals on Saturday, Feb. 16. The Division 4A title game is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 23.
Chino Hills 54, Victor Valley 35
Chino Hills outscored Victor Valley 31-16 in the second half Thursday in its first-round win. The Huskies (19-8) will host Arcadia (25-3) in a second-round game at 7 p.m. tonight (Feb. 9).
Don Lugo 54, Oxnard/Pacifica 41
Don Lugo advanced to the second-round after Thursday’s victory over Pacifica. The Conquistadores will tip off at Laguna Hills High tonight (Feb. 9). Game time is scheduled for 7 p.m.
Crossroads 54, Chino 49
Crossroads took a 17-10 first-quarter lead and never trailed in the game Thursday night for a first-round victory over the Cowgirls. Chino finishes its season at 14-14.
Ontario Christian 45, Cal Lutheran 34
Ontario Christian’s Deauna Houston finished with 12 points and 10 rebounds and Madeline Martinez added 10 points and four steals Thursday night in the Knights’ first-round win over Cal Lutheran in Temecula. The Knights (19-8) will host Anaheim (22-4) at 7 p.m. tonight (Feb. 9).
Chino Hills 2, Diamond Ranch 0
Chino Hills knocked Diamond Ranch out of the Division 4 playoffs Thursday with a shut out victory over the Panthers.
The Huskies will travel to Montclair today (Feb. 9) for a second-round game.
Game time was not available at Champion press time.
Sierra Vista 3, Ayala 1
Sierra Vista snapped a 1-1 halftime tie Thursday with two second-half goals to advance to today’s (Feb. 9) second-round game at St. Genevieve in Panorama City.
Ayala finishes its season at 10-11-1.
Wilson 3, Ontario Christian 0
Top-ranked Division 6 team Ontario Christian High was upset Thursday in a first-round game after a shut out loss to Hacienda Heights Wilson (10-5-4).
The Knights had their nine-game winning streak snapped and finish the season with a 21-2-2 record, which included a perfect 14-0 Ambassador League season.
Wilson, the third-place team from the Valle Vista League, will host Monrovia High today (Feb. 9) in a second-round game.
Trabuco Hills 1, Chino Hills 0
Chino Hills (13-7-1) had its season end Wednesday with a shut out loss to Sea View League champion Trabuco Hills. Grace Duckens scored the game’s only goal for Trabuco Hills, which hosted Aliso Niguel Friday in a second-round game.
Ontario Christian 8, Wildwood 0
Ontario Christian had no trouble with Coastal League champion Wildwood Wednesday in a first-round game. The Knights played Pomona CatholicFriday in a second-round game after Champion press time. The quarterfinals are scheduled for Tuesday and the semifinals are scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 16.
Mt. Baldy League Finals
Chino and Don Lugohigh results from last Saturday’s finals at Montclair High School:
Chino High had three wrestlers win Mt. Baldy League championships last Saturday, including league Most Valuable Player Andrew Orosco, the champion of the 162-pound division.
Gavriel Vega won the 122-pound division and Michael Ruiz was crowned champion of the heavyweight division. Chino’s Jesse Mata (115 lbs), Joshua Felix (140 lbs.) and Beau Parker (182 lbs) placed second in their divisions and Joseph Torres (108 lbs.), Jacob Navarro (134 lbs.), Riley Taylor (154 lbs.) and Roman Damas (222 lbs.) placed third.
Don Lugo’s Isaac Samano won the 138-pound division and was named Lower Weight Most Valuable Player, Yehudit Romero placed second at 195 pounds and Jason Moliva (138 lbs.), Dominic Lezama (182 lbs.) and Eddie Nava (heavyweight) each took third in their weight class.
The 10 Chino High and five Don Lugo wrestlers advanced to the CIF-Southern Section Eastern Division Individual Championships at Carter High School, 2630 N. Linden Ave., Rialto.
The meet concludes today (Feb. 9).
Palomares League Finals
Ayala results from last Saturday’s meet at Bonita High School in La Verne:
Ayala won four weight-class championships, had two wrestlers finish second and one wrestler take third.
Champions were Dominic Jauregui (115 lbs), Beau Bryant (162 lbs), Daniel Parker (172 lbs) and Sean Encarnado 195 lbs). Second-place finishers were Alex Salgado-Hinojosa (134 lbs) and Bryce Sullins (154 lbs) and third-place finisher was Bryan Sullins (147 lbs).
All seven wrestlers advanced to the CIF-Southern Section Coastal Division Individual Championships, which began Friday and conclude today (Feb. 9) at Ayala High School, 14255 Peyton Drive in Chino Hills.
Baseline League Finals
Chino Hills High results from last Saturday’s meet at Etiwanda High School
Chino Hills sent six wrestlers to the CIF-Southern Section Inland Division Individual Championships after three won league titles in their weight classes and three others finished second.
Niko Ibanez won the 120-pound title, James Gomez placed first at 126 pound and Sebastian Hernandez took first at 132 pounds.
Second-place finishers were Tristian Riker at 106 pounds, Oscar Barajas at 138 pounds and Nathan Kneubuhler at 220 pounds.
The Inland Division Individual Championships began Friday and conclude today (Feb. 9) at Temecula Valley High School, 31555 Rancho Vista Road in Temecula.