Thursday, May 17, 2012
Tough tests ahead for No. 1 Loyola
Loyola (Los Angeles) has a few more hurdles to clear if it wants to claim the mythical national title.
California's sectional playoffs are just about wrapped up, which means it could be one giant hurdle cleared by No. 1 Loyola (Los Angeles, Calif.) in its quest to be the mythical national champion.
The Cubs got past No. 6 Servite (Anaheim, Calif.) in Tuesday's semifinals of the CIF Southern Section Division I playoffs with a three-set sweep and will meet No. 3 Mira Costa (Manhattan Beach, Calif.) in Saturday's championship.
To hold off unbeaten Wheaton Warrenville South (Wheaton, Ill.), Loyola needs to win that title and then follow it up with a title in the CIF Southern California regional championships.
State championships in Florida and Arizona are now complete with Missouri on track to complete its championships this weekend.