High-SchoolCalifornia: Marie Ishida

Prep Notes With A Twist: CIF Hoops

March, 27, 2012
Open Division might be coming next season so here’s a look ahead if it happens and what teams could be in it.

At her last press conference during the CIF basketball championships, retiring executive director Marie Ishida said it was “a toss-up” whether the proposal to add an open division to the basketball championship event would pass when the CIF Federated Council votes on it in May.

To the uninitiated, a preferred total of eight teams in Northern California and eight teams in Southern California would be chosen for the open division after all of the section playoffs are complete. These teams would then compete for north and south open division titles and would then play each other for the open division state crown.

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