Softball playoffs: Connolly breaks down Division 7
2014 champion: Academy of Careers and Exploration
Top-four seeded team: 1. Rolling Hills Prep of San Pedro (15-7-1); 2. Grace Brethren of Simi Valley (14-4); 3. Faith Baptist of Canoga Park (14-9-1); 4. Santa Clara of Oxnard (17-4-2)
O.C. teams: Capistrano Valley Christian (6-6); Connelly (11-6)
Analysis: Connelly and CVC will both have to play their way into the first round. The second and third place finishers in the Express League have wildcard games on Tuesday afternoon. Connelly will host Bishop Diego, while CVC will need to top last year’s Div. 7 champion in Academy of Careers and Exploration.