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... Full story
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 ... Full story
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 champion... Full story
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 – spe... Full story
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:
Hot Shots Overtime: Friday's boys basketball playoffs (2-28-14)
Boys basketball: Updat... Full story
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 mis... Full story
MISSION VIEJO – Mission Viejo's Chandler Hutchison dunked over Trabuco Hills shot-blocking standout Brandon Fagins and drew a critical foul in a third-quarter collision that brought the Diablos' faithful to their feet Friday.
But as athletic a... Full story
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 reput... Full story
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA – Since losing by 14 in last year's CIF-Southern Section Division 3AA final, all Santa Margarita wanted was to get back to the title game, to have another chance at the championship, to resolve the “unfinished busin... Full story
This is the place to find all of OCVarsity's game stories, photos, brackets, videos and more from the boys basketball playoff games on Tuesday night:
Updated CIF-SS basketball brackets
Furstinger ignites strong finish by Santa Margarita
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RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA – Santa Margarita’s Joe Furstinger admittedly didn’t play well in the first half of Tuesday night’s CIF-SS 3AA quarterfinal game against Northwood.
The senior scored just six points and seemed rather fr... Full story