from Wednesday, Feb. 27
Girls Div. I -- El Camino (Oceanside) 44, Mt. Carmel 41; Poway 59, San Diego 53. Note: Charde Houston scored 27 in last game of the season for San Diego.
Girls Div. II -- Orange Glen (Escondido) 52, Eastlake (Chula Vista) 40; Mt. Miguel (Spring Valley) 47, El Capitan (Lakeside) 45. Note: Orange Glen is the top seed.
Girls Div. III -- Santana (Santee) 77, Kearny 68; University City 55, Mission Bay 51. Note: All four teams were in this week's Div. III state rankings and highest-ranked squad won both games. Jaime Ransom had 30 points for Santana.
Girls Div. IV -- Bishop's (La Jolla) 65, Parker 42; Coronado 53, Calipatria 31. Note: Bishop's is defending state champion of division and expected to gain top seed in SoCal region playoffs.
Girls Div. V -- La Jolla Country Day 97, Calvin Christian (Escondido) 29; Julian 69, Lutheran 18. Note: Candice Wiggins 41 points for LJCD, which is defending state champion.
No games played. Championship games Friday for boys Div. V and boys Div. IV at Loyola Marymount University. Friday's big game for girls is between Lynwood (No. 1 in the state and nation) and unbeaten Long Beach Poly and will be held at The Pyramid in Long Beach.
No games played. Championship games Saturday at The Forum.
Girls Div. I -- Clovis West 46, Bakersfield 34; Redwood (Visalia) 60, Madera 59. Note: Jessica Tomplins made basket with eight seconds left for Redwood.
Girls Div. II -- Stockdale 81, Centennial 56; West (Bak.) 59, Edison (Fresno) 56. Note: Nikki Blue named to McDonald's All-American Game earlier in day. Scored 25 points for West.
Girls Div. III -- Granite Hills (Porterville) 65, Sierra (Tollhouse) 57; North (Bakersfield) 71, Wasco 46. Note: Granite Hills was strong Div. IV team a year ago.
Girls Div. IV -- Corcoran 57, Chowchilla 35; Dos Palos 56, Kingsburg 53. Note: Martrese Austin, 6-3 junior, scored 22 points for Dos Palos.
Girls Div. V -- Mission Prep (SLO) 68, Central Valley Christian 36; Immanuel 35, Coast Union 28. Note: Mission Prep going for 10th straight section title. First four were in Southern Section.
Boys Div. II -- St. Francis (Mountain View) 67, Los Gatos 65; Fremont (Sunnyvale) 50, Palo Alto 45. Note: Hakeem Gilliard had 18 points and seven assists for SF. Also made go-ahead basket with seven seconds to go.
Boys Div. III -- Riordan (SF) 66, Santa Cruz 58; Sacred Heart Cathedral (SF) 57, Soquel 48. SHC won 40-38 in WCAL playoffs over Riordan, but Crusaders won twice earlier in the season.
Boys Div. IV -- Monte Vista Christian 63, Hillsdale (San Mateo) 53; Valley Christian (San Jose) 74, Half Moon Bay 62. Note: Whoever wins between VC and MVC should be seeded No. 1 in northern regional playoffs.
Girls Div. II -- Pinewood 51, Notre Dame (Belmont) 30; Aragon (San Mateo) 53, Soquel 51. Note: Pinewood took control with 15-4 second quarter.
Girls Div. III -- Sacred Heart Cathedral (SF) 48, Santa Cruz 45; Presentation (San Jose) 43, Burlingame 36. Note: SHC makes it to CCS finals for fourth time in five years.
Girls Div. IV -- Menlo 61, Notre Dame (Salinas) 51; Sacred Heart Prep 34, Mercy (SF) 26. Note: Oops, ND Salinas was 25-2 and ranked high in Div. IV statewide. Guess the GPSL really is that much better than any other league around.
AAA Boys -- McAteer 63, Lowell 59; Lincoln 70, Wallenberg 49. Note: McAteer is defending champ and has had Div. III state enrollment.
No games played.
Div. II Boys -- Amador Valley 68, California (San Ramon) 60; Monte Vista (Danville) 77, Hayward 61; Montgomery (Santa Rosa) 62, Foothill (Pleasanton) 46; Northgate (Walnut Creek) 67, Casa Grande (Petaluma) 48. Note: Cal was top seed and had terrific regular season. Any one of the four teams left could win.
Div. III Boys -- Kennedy (Richmond) 60, Las Lomas (Walnut Creek) 54; Piner 58, Alhambra (Martinez) 48; Acalanes (Lafayette) 73, Mt. Diablo (Concord) 60; Del Norte (Crescent City) 45, Miramonte 38. The Kennedy game was a first-rounder. All others were second-round. Kennedy will play its second round game on Thursday.
Div. V Boys -- Branson 52, Tomales 49; St. Vincent 61, Lick-Wilmerding 45; St. Bernard (Eureka) 67, Head-Royce (Oakland) 43. Note: Branson is top seed. No. 2 University (SF) scheduled for Thursday.
Div. I Girls -- Berkeley 72, Mission San Jose 30; San Leandro 44, Monte Vista (Danville) 34; Pittsburg 66, Castro Valley 59; Logan (Union City) 45, Newark Memorial 43. Note: Berkeley seeded No. 1 and Pittsburg No. 2.
Div. II Girls -- Amador Valley 72, Alameda 56; Ukiah 63, Analy (Sebastopol) 58; Bishop O'Dowd 46, Washington (Fremont) 40.
Div. III Girls -- Miramonte 65, San Lorenzo (Arroyo) 38; Moreau Catholic (Hayward) 51, Petaluma 48; Encinal (Alameda) 56, Acalanes (Lafayette) 54; Alhambra (Martinez) 62, Arcata 39. Note: Acalanes was No. 2 seed.
Div. V Girls -- Branson 46, St. Bernard (Eureka) 34; Berean Christian 52, Middletown 32; Cloverdale 64, Geyserville 51; Rincon Valley Christian 52, Urban 43. Note: Branson top seed.
Div. IV Boys -- Encina (Sacramento 58, Christian Brothers 57; Amador (Sutter Creek) 59, San Juan (Fair Oaks) 45. Note: Christian Brothers was the No. 1 seed.
Div. I Girls -- Laguna Creek 56, Will C. Wood (Vacaville) 45; Kennedy (Sacramento) 59, Merced 41. Note: Kennedy is defending champion.
Div. II Girls -- Vacaville 68, West (Tracy) 49; St. Mary's (Stockton) 78, Sacramento 46. Note: West had 29-game winning streak broken.
Div. IV Girls -- Colfax 61, Amador (Sutter Creek) 51; Patterson 52, Bret Harte (Altaville) 50. Note: Patterson to play for first section girls sports title in school history.
Boys Div. IV -- Wheatland 69, Durham 67; Sutter 65, Corning 54. Note: Wheatland is top seed.
Boys Div. V -- Capital Christian 65, Bishop Quinn (Redding) 41. Note: Capital to play Liberty of Redding (27-1) in title game.