3 winter sports teams reach CIF finals

By Austin Block

For the second year in a row, three winter sports teams have reached the CIF finals. All three of this year’s finalists, girls’ soccer, girls’ basketball, and boys’ soccer, will play their championship games on March 6. The girls’ basketball team defeated Oak Park by 18 points on Feb. 27 to reach the final and girls’ soccer routed Redlands East Valley 4-0 at home in its semifinal game. Boys’ soccer reached the CIF finals for the first time in program history by beating Edison on penalty kicks.

Girls’ basketball plays Bishop Montgomery at 9:30 a.m. at the Walter Pyramid at California State University, Long Beach. Girls’ soccer plays Beckman at 5 p.m. at Warren High School in Downey and boys’ soccer will play JSerra at 8 p.m. at the same place.