Tuesday, May 10, 2011
LA North: High school playoffs update
Saugus senior Andrew Moore shot the round of his high school career in the CIF Southern Section Northern Team Regional at Soule Park Golf Club in Ojai on Monday.
He was 1-under par, 71, to lead Saugus to the Northern Regional championship. Saugus came in as the third-place team from the Foothill League. The Centurions did not win a single league match.
Moore was one of four Saugus golfers who shot sub-80 rounds. Kevin Holzer shot 76, Connor Morris shot 77 and Tyler Larinto shot 79.
Saugus shot 383 as a team and won the Northern Regional by nine strokes over West Ranch, the Foothill League champions. Westlake was third at 393. The top three teams advance to the Southern Section Team Championship at Mission Lakes Country Club in Desert Hot Springs on Thursday.
In other regional finals, Righetti won the Central Coast championship. Dos Pueblos was second, followed by Ventura in third.
Sunny Hills from Fullerton won the Western Division championship. Loyola was second and Diamond Bar was third.
Tennis: Top-seeded Palisades beat North Hollywood, 29 ½ to 0, in the quarterfinals of the CIF City Section Division 1 boys tennis playoffs. Second-seeded Eagle Rock beat Cleveland of Reseda, 26 to 3 ½.
No. 3 Granada Hills beat Woodland Hills Taft, 19 to 10 ½. No. 4 El Camino Real beat Van Nuys, 23 ½ to 6.
Palisades hosts El Camino and Eagle Rock is home against Granada Hills in the semifinals today.
In Division 2, top-seeded Sun Valley Poly plays No. 4 Granada Hills Kennedy and second-seeded Los Angeles Hamilton plays No. 3 Los Angeles CES in the semifinals today.
Softball: El Camino Real earned the top seed in the CIF City Section softball playoffs and will play Bell in the first round on Thursday.
Carson is the No. 2 seed and plays Cleveland of Reseda in the first round. Los Angeles Marshall is the third seed and opens against Grant. San Pedro is the fourth seed and plays Chatsworth in the first round.
Here’s a look at the the first round matchups:
First round, Thursday, 3 p.m.
No. 16 Bell at No. 1 El Camino Real
No. 9 Narbonne at No. 8 San Fernando
No. 12 Garfield at No. 5 Granada Hills
No. 13 Chatsworth at No. 4 San Pedro
No. 14 Grant at No. 3 Los Angeles Marshall
No. 11 Birmingham at No. 6 Lincoln
No. 10 Granada Hills Kennedy at No. 7 Wilmington Banning
No. 15 Cleveland at No. 2 Carson
First round, Wednesday, 3 p.m.
No. 17 Gardena at No. 16 Maywood
No. 20 Bernstein at No. 13 Westchester
No. 19 Los Angeles Hamilton at No. 14 Hollywood
No. 18 Venice at No. 15 Los Angeles
Second round, Friday, 3 p.m.
Gardena/Maywood winner at No. 1 Sun Valley Poly
No. 9 Panorama at No. 8 Los Angeles Roosevelt
No. 12 South East at No. 5 Fremont
Bernstein/Westchester winner at No. 4 King-Drew
Hamilton/Hollywood winner at No. 3 Franklin
No. 11 Palisades at No. 6 Verdugo Hills
No. 10 Taft at No. 7 Eagle Rock
Venice/Los Angeles winner at No. 2 Sylmar
First round, Thursday, 3 p.m.
No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, bye
No. 9 Los Angeles CES at No. 8 Sherman Oaks CES
No. 12 Fulton at No. 5 Annenberg
No. 4 Community Harvest, bye
No. 3 Vaughn, bye
No. 11 Orthopaedic at No. 6 Harbor Teacher
No. 10 USC-MaST at No. 7 Elizabeth
No. 2 Northridge, bye
Quarterfinals, May 17, 3 p.m.; semifinals, May 19 (invitational and small schools) and May 20 (City), 3 p.m. Championships, May 24 at Birmingham High School (small schools at 2 p.m.; invitational at 4 p.m.) and May 27 at Cal State Northridge (City championship at 3 p.m.)