In its second season in the CIF Southern Section’s Pac-5 Division, state No. 2 Corona Centennial captured its second consecutive championship with its second consecutive title game victory over St. John Bosco of Bellflower. In a wild offensive affair won by the Huskies 62-52, there was a total of 114 points and 1,193 yards combined […]
One national ranking has it as a No. 1 vs. No. 2 and in some ways it’s even bigger than the famed 1956 CIF Southern Section Major Division Championship between Downey and Anaheim that set a state playoff record with 41,393 on hand. But the Corona Centennial vs. St. John Bosco titanic has one huge […]
After collecting the results of these teams, it begs the question of what’s better in first-round section playoff games: playing and slaughtering a mismatched opponent or just taking a bye. The only ranked team to play and lose was No. 23 Chaminade, but its loss was to No. 2 Corona Centennial.
No. 2 St. John Bosco of Bellflower wraps up its first ever CIF Southern Section title with a dominant 34-7 victory over state No. 5 Mater Dei of Santa Ana in the Pac-Five title game. The unbeaten Braves assuredly will earn a SoCal Open Division bowl game berth.
Game of the night is another zany affair between No. 6 Long Beach Poly and No. 25 Orange Lutheran won 18-16 by the Jackrabbits. Mater Dei, St. Bonaventure and Servite are three other big winners.