CIF-SS BOYS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS
JSerra (17-11) vs. Oaks Christian of Westlake Village (25-5)
At Azusa Pacific
University, 7:15 p.m.
Fan info: Tickets are $13 for adults, $7 for students with valid st
The 10 a.m. starting times Saturday for Canyon's boys basketball team and the JSerra girls team in CIF-Southern Section championship games might look difficult.
“We practice at 10 a.m. every Saturday,” Canyon coach Nate Harrison said. “We haven't played a game at 10, though. It's not a great time.”
Tickets are on sale at Ticketmaster for the CIF-SS boys basketball championship games at Honda Center.
Tickets for all CIF-SS basketball finals will be available at participating schools. Call the schools or check their websites for on-sale times and on-campus locations.
Prices for the Honda Center games: $10 for children and for
Orange County boys basketball won three CIF-Southern Section championships in 2004 and 2009.
That is the most CIF-SS titles by county boys teams in one season in the sport since the section began boys basketball playoffs in 1915.
Orange County could have seven CIF-SS boys basketball champions this year. There are 12 CIF-SS boys b
This is the place to find all of OCVarsity's game stories, photos, updated playoff brackets and championship schedules, videos and more from Tuesday's boys basketball playoffs.
Updated CIF-SS playoff brackets
TEMECULA – Junior guard Kevin Olsen made two free throws with 34.9 seconds left and Villa Park defeated Temecula Valley, 57-56, in a CIF-Southern Section Division 1A semifinal boys basketball playoff game Tuesday night in a packed and loud Temecula Valley gym.
Temecula Valley's Justin Simon struggled from the field mo
SANTA ANA — The CIF-SS Division 2AA semifinal game between Foothill and Westlake of Westlake Village had all the makings of what is expected in a game of that magnitude.
A standing-room-only crowd, big shots being made by both sides and instances of nervousness leading to mistakes.
Unfortunately for second-seeded Foothill,
ANAHEIM – Canyon’s boys basketball team believed it was capable of making a strong run in the CIF-SS Division 2AA playoffs.
Winning the difficult Century League will do wonders for confidence.
And on Tuesday, the Century League champions turned their belief into reality.
Nick Anderson scored 18 points t
MISSION VIEJO – Troy Roelen put his Mission Viejo team through a demanding schedule – nonleague contests against Mater Dei, Temecula Valley and Damien of La Verne along with two battles against South Coast League-rival El Toro – specifically for nights like Tuesday.
With its gym packed from wall to wall, third-se
It’s been 30 years, long before any of Sonora’s players were born.
Sonora will play in a CIF-Southern Section boys basketball championship game this year. The Raiders got there with a 57-46 win over Oak Hills of Hesperia on Tuesday in a Division 2A semifinal at Sonora High.
Sonora (28-3) will play Calabasas (26-5) in
SANTA ANA – Entering the fourth period, the Mater Dei boys basketball team needed one final push to seal Tuesday's CIF-SS Open Division semifinal.
It happened early.
The Monarchs, the top seed in the division, led by two points heading into the final eight minutes against visiting North of Riverside.
The response th
CALABASAS — As the Tustin boys basketball team was walking off the court, Coach Ringo Bossenmeyer motioned to his players and then to the crowd. They instantly saluted the few hundred students and parents that had made the 70-mile hike Tuesday to Calabasas High.
“The Barn” erupted.
The Tillers had just lo
County teams could be involved in all six CIF-Southern Section championship games Saturday at Honda Center.
The section released sites, dates and times for its basketball finals Monday.
The 2AA game begins Saturday's Honda Center schedule at 10 a.m. Canyon and Foothill play in 2AA semifinals today, with Canyon at home against Can
The CIF-SS schedule for the boys and girls basketball championship games was released Monday. It was updated Tuesday night with the matchups for each game.
Tickets are available at the participating schools.
Tickets for the games at Honda Center are available through Ticketmaster.
He scored a career-high 42 points in the Monarchs’ 77-59 win over Mayfair of Lakewood in a CIF-Southern Section Open Division quarterfinal game. Johnson, a 6-foot-7 senior who signed with Arizona, made 16 of 27 shots and was 8 for 10 at the free-throw line with eight rebounds. He is a
The “heads or tails” game was good to some Orange County teams.
Canyon, Foothill, Mater Dei and Mission Viejo won coin flips that made them home teams for CIF-Southern Section boys basketball semifinals playoff games Tuesday.
Villa Park was the only county team that lost a home-or-away coin flip.
When two team
This is the place to find all of OCVarsity's game stories, photos, playoff brackets, videos and more from the CIF-SS boys basketball playoff games Friday:
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BREA – Brea Olinda finished third in the Century League.
The two teams that finished above the Wildcats advanced to CIF semifinals. So did the team that finished below them.
Yes, that's a good league.
Brea did its part for the league's reputation by advancing to a final, with a 51-46 win over Servite on Friday in a
LAKEWOOD — Mater Dei's Stanley Johnson was exhausted, having penetrated the Mayfair defense on three consecutive possessions and scoring each time.
On the Monarchs' next possession, Johnson sprinted down the court in pursuit of a potential miss while a teammate attempted a fast-break layup. The ball caromed off the rim in su
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO – Johnnie Vassar stood behind the JSerra bench, too nervous to sit still.
He could do nothing but watch Buckley of Sherman Oaks whittle the Lions' lead to single digits as he rode the bench with four fouls in the third quarter.
When Buckley got within five early in the fourth, it was too close to
SANTA ANA – Tustin's boys basketball team executed a near-perfect defensive strategy Friday night against high-scoring Hart.
The sixth-seeded Tillers topped the third-seeded Indians, 55-42, in a CIF-SS Division 2A quarterfinal at Foothill High.
Tustin (22-7), which won the 3AAA title last season, next plays at No. 2 seed Ca