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Trinity League champion JSerra, coached by Brett Kay, is the No.1 seed in the CIF Division 1 baseball playoff pairs, announced Sunday by the CIF Southern Section.
The playoffs start this week.
The Lions, who enjoy a first-round bye on Thursday, are 24-6.
Harvard Westlake is second, Orange Lutheran a Trinity League finalist third and Ayala fourth in Division 1.
Crestivew League champion Villa Park is third and Golden West League champion Ocean View fourth in Division 2,
Empire League finalist Crean Lutheran, coached by Jake Haney, is fourth seed in Division 5, the Saints playing one of five wild card games on Tuesday, hosting Rio Hondo Prep at 3:15 p.m.
Laguna Hills, the third team in the Pacific Coast League, also play a Division 5 wildcard game on Tuesday by hosting Bellflower at 3:15 p.m. Freeway League finalist La Habra is second in Division 6 and champion of the Irvine Tarbut V ‘Torah Academy League is third in Division 7.
Pacific Coast League champion Woodbridge, coached by Ryan Brucker, will play his first playoff game on Friday at Ryan Lemmon Stadium at 4:00 p.m. in Division 4. PCL’s Beckman and Irvine also advance to the playoffs. playoffs. Irvine plays Chino Hills Thursday in Division 3 and Beckman plays Ayala Thursday in Division 1.
CIF officials said 231 teams qualified for the seven playoff divisions.
The Championship Finals are Friday June 18 at Blair Field in Long Beach and Saturday June 19 at Goodwin Field in Cal State Fullerton.
SECTION 1 (file 32 teams, 31 teams)
1. JSerra (24-6), Trinity League champion
2. Harvard-Westlake (24-4), Mission League champion
3. Orange Lutheran (26-4), Trinity League finalist
4. Ayala (21-2), champion of the Palomares League
AT-LARGE ENTRY: Santa Margarita (League of the Trinity), 17-12; Foothill (Crestview League), 21-6
SECTION 2 (32 teams, 33 teams)
1. Thousand Oaks (24-1), champion of the Marmonte League
2. Sierra Canyon (20-3), Gold Coast League champion
3. Villa Park (22-5), Crestview League champion
4. Ocean View (21-6), Golden West League champion
SECTION 3 (32 teams, 27 teams)
1. Hart (19-2), Foothill League champion
2. Warren (24-3), San Gabriel Valley League champion
3. Chino Hills (18-8), Base League finalist
4. Santa Barbara (14-7), Channel League co-finalist
AT-LARGE:: Redlands East Valley (Citrus Belt League), 14-9; Fountain Valley (Surf League), 14-13; Big Terrace (San Andreas League), 9-6.
SECTION 4 (32 teams, 32 teams)
1. Murrieta Mesa (23-6), champion of the South West League
2. Paraclete (17-4), co-champion of the Gold Coast Valley League
3. Royal (18-5), Coastal Canyon League general admission
4. Westlake (18-7), vice-champion of the Marmonte League
AT-LARGE: California (Del Rio League), 13-13; Culver City (Bay League), 9-9; Rancho Cucamonga (Base League), 18-11; Oxnard (Pacific View League), 9-7.
SECTION 5 (32 teams, 38 teams)
1. Citrus Valley (17-7), Citrus Belt League co-finalist
2. North Torrance (17-8), Pioneer League co-champion
3. Malibu (15-3), Citrus Coast League champion
4. Crean Lutheran (20-10), Empire League finalist
SECTION 6 (32 teams, 39 teams)
1. Thomas Aquinas (18-2), champion of the League of Ambassadors
2. La Habra (18-10), Freeway League finalist
3. Ramona (18-8), finalist in the River Valley League
4. Viewpoint (14-6), Gold Coast League finalist
SECTION 7 (32 teams, 31 teams)
1. Hesperia Christian (15-1), Agape League champion
2. Vasquez (16-3), Tri-champion of the Heritage League
3. Tarbut V Torah (13-3), Academy League champion
4. Desert Christian / Lancaster (14-4), Tri-champion of the Heritage League
AT-LARGE INPUTS: Western Christian (League of Ambassadors), 12-11.
Source: CIF South Section