Girls basketball playoffs: Div. 5A pairings, Connolly's breakdown
OCVarsity has the pairings and breakdown for all of the CIF-SS girls basketball divisions.
Top four seeds: 1. Bloomington Christian; 2. Avalon; 3. Holy Martyrs; 4. Faith Baptist.
Last year's final: Bishop Diego def. Bloomington Christian, 46-31
Playoff dates: First round (Feb. 18), second round (Feb. 20), quarterfinals (Feb. 24), semifinals (Feb. 27), final (March 4 or 5).
CONNOLLY'S COMMENTS: Capistrano Valley Christian and Tarbut V'Torah are the only local squads in the division. . . . The Eagles have fourth-seeded Faith Baptist in their quarter of the bracket, while the Lions open up against No. 3 Holy Martyrs. . . . Playing into the second week of playoffs will be a challenge for both these schools.
FIRST ROUND GAMES
Bloomington Christian - bye
CSDR at St. Bernard
Oakwood at Valley Christian/Santa Maria
Bishop Diego at Wildwood
Yeshiva at Shalhevet
Redlands Adventist at Capistrano Valley Christian
Boron at Ramona Convent
Pacifica Christian/Santa Monica at Faith Baptist
Tarbut V'Torah at Holy Martyrs
Lone Pine at Lucerne Valley
Calvary Murrieta at Coast Union
Pasadena AGBU at Trinity Classical Academy
Glendale Adventist at Pilibos
Rolling Hills Prep at Le Lycee
Santa Clarita Christian at Newbury Park Adventist
Avalon - bye