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Rio Mesa upsets Murrieta Mesa in Division 3AAA

2/16/2012

Rio Mesa from Oxnard pulled off one of the few upsets in the first round of the Southern Section Division 3AAA playoffs.

Down three points at halftime, Rio Mesa outscored 12th-seeded Murrieta Mesa, 28-18, in the third quarter and held on for a 79-75 win.

Brea Olinda knocked out 10th-seeded Woodbridge, 60-50.

The rest of the seeded teams, including No. 8 Arroyo Grande, won their first-round games.

Here’s a look at the first round of the Division 3AAA playoffs:

No. 1 Damien 57, El Dorado 37

No. 15 Citrus Valley 74, Santiago 49

No. 9 West Torrance 69, Santa Barbara 61

No. 8 Arroyo Grande 63, La Mirada 41

No. 5 Tustin 65, Sonora 48

Rio Mesa 79, No. 12 Murrieta Mesa 75

No. 13 Citrus Hill 58, Arlington 47

No. 4 Palm Desert 70, Beckman 27

No. 3 Palm Springs 77, Hemet 45

No. 14 Beverly Hills 61, Arroyo 38

No. 11 Lawndale 69, Hart 67

No. 6 Esperanza 73, South Hills 47

No. 7 Bonita 80, Cerritos 28

Brea Olinda 60, No. 10 Woodbridge 50

No. 16 Beaumont 50, Indio 46

No. 2 Pasadena 64, Magnolia 26