Los Angeles Preps: West Adams

Volleyball playoffs update

May, 16, 2012
5/16/12
12:15
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The Granada Hills boys volleyball team swept Woodland Hills Taft in three games and will play for the City Section Division I championship on Saturday.

Palisades had a bit tougher time with West Adams, but still swept its way to the championship match.

Granada Hills and Palisades will play at Venice High School on Saturday at 5.

Los Angeles Jordan plays Verdugo Hills in the Division II championship match at Venice High School. Northridge plays Elizabeth in the small schools championship at noon.

In the CIF Southern Section boys volleyball playoffs, top-seeded Loyola plays third-seeded Mira Costa in the Division I championship match at Cypress College on Saturday.

Top-seeded Oak Park plays second-seeded Corona del Mar in the Division II championship match at Cypress College.

No. 1 seed Warren plays No. 2 South Torrance in the Division III championship match.

No. 1 Cathedral plays No. 3 Santa Monica in the Division IV championship match. No. 4 Viewpoint plays No. 1 Chadwick in the Division V championship match.

Football: City Section Div. I seedings

November, 12, 2011
11/12/11
11:29
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To no surprise, Marine League champion San Pedro (10-0) on Saturday received the top seeding for the CIF Los Angeles City Section Division I football playoffs. Marine League runner-up Narbonne (7-3) is seeded No. 2, Coliseum League champion Dorsey (9-1) is No. 3 and Western League winner Venice (6-4) is No. 4.

First-round play begins Friday -- either at 2 p.m. or 7 p.m. -- at the higher seeded team's field. The quarterfinals are scheduled for Nov. 25, the semifinals for Dec. 2 and the championship for Dec. 10 at East Los Angeles College.

San Pedro's toughest regular-season test came on Nov. 4 against Narbonne, a game the Pirates won 49-42. Carson (5-5), a team San Pedro beat 21-0, is seeded No. 5. The Pirates could face two-time defending City Section champion Crenshaw in the second round. The Cougars finished third in the Coliseum League and are seeded No. 8.

Here's the entire Division I bracket:

No. 16 Gardena (3-7) at No. 1 San Pedro (10-0)

No. 9 El Camino Real (8-2) at No. 8 Crenshaw (5-4)

No. 12 Garfield (5-5) at No. 5 Carson (5-5)

No. 13 Taft (4-6) at No. 4 Venice (6-4)

No. 14 Fairfax (6-4) at No. 3 Dorsey (9-1)

No. 11 Arleta (9-1) at No. 6 Birmingham (8-2)

No. 10 Westchester (7-3) at No. 7 West Adams (5-5)

No. 15 Reseda (8-2) at No. 2 Narbonne (7-3)

LA North and LA South: CIF City Section boys volleyball playoffs

May, 9, 2011
5/09/11
3:19
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Top-seeded Granada Hills will face Marshall in the second round of the CIF City Section Division I playoffs on Tuesday. Marshall, the 16th seed in the playoffs, won its first-round match against Roosevelt in a three-game sweep. Granada Hills had a first-round bye.

No. 2 Palisades plays Kennedy of Granada Hills in the second round. No. 15 Kennedy beat Chatsworth in the first round in four games. Palisades had a bye in the first round.

In other second-round matches, No. 9 Van Nuys plays No. 8 Sylmar. No. 5 Birmingham plays No. 12 San Pedro. No. 4 Narbonne plays No. 13 Bell.

Poly of Sun Valley, the No. 3 seed in the playoffs, plays No. 14 El Camino Real. No. 6 Woodland Hills Taft plays No. 11 West Adams. No. 7 Carson plays No. 10 Cleveland of Reseda.

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