Rowland Heights Rowland (23-8) vs. Flintridge Prep (21-6) at
Pasadena City College, noon: The Rebels have scored 29 goals in their
two Division VI playoff matches. Nick Seaver scored a match-high 12
goals in Flintridge Prep's 17-6 second-round win against Anaheim
Savanna on Thursday. Seaver tallied five goals in a 12-5 first-round win against Palos Verdes on Tuesday.
Rowland received nine goals from Issac Bernal in its 19-14
second-round victory against Covina Charter on Thursday.
Pico Rivera El Rancho (19-9) vs. La Canada (18-10) at Pasadena
City College, 1:30 p.m.: The second-seeded Spartans opened the
Division III playoffs Thursday with a 17-11 win against Cerritos.
They received a balanced scoring attack from Stephen Neville, Peter
Blanton, Eric Murphy, Jordan Thompson and Chris Wehrle.
Andy Ibarra produced eight goals for El Rancho on Thursday in its
14-8 first-round win against Santa Monica.
Crescenta Valley (17-1) at La Quinta (15-4), 1:30 p.m.:
Temperatures in the Coachella Valley might reach around 85 degrees
today and the Falcons will look to remain hot with in their singles
play. The Falcons, winners of 11 consecutive matches, won eight of
their nine singles sets during a 16-2 first-round Division II match
against La Canada on Thursday.
La Quinta, which finished second in the Desert Valley League
behind top-seeded Palm Desert, posted a 10-8 first-round victory
against Murrieta Valley. The winner will meet Santa Barbara or San
Marino in a quarterfinal match Tuesday.
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy (18-4) at Santa Monica St. Monica
(17-8), 7 p.m.: The second-seeded Tologs will look to continue their
quest for a Division IVAA championship for the first time since 1997.
Flintridge Sacred Heart will be led by outside hitter Jillian
Davis and setter Kacey Knauf, who recorded 23 assists in Thursday's
first-round win against Lancaster Paraclete.
St. Monica, which captured the Camino Real championship, posted a
come-from-behind, first-round victory against Santa Maria St. Joseph.
North Hollywood Harvard-Westlake (21-4) at La Canada (17-13), 7
p.m.: Some reward that the Spartans will get after bouncing Ojai
Nordhoff on Thursday in a Division IIIA first-round match. The
Spartans will face second-seeded Harvard-Westlake, which won the
state Division III title last season and have ousted the Spartans
from the postseason the past two years.
La Canada, which finished second in the Rio Hondo League, received
a career-high 20 kills and six blocks Thursday from Suzanne Swenson.
The Wolverines swept La Puente Bishop Amat in their first-round
La Canada, Flintridge Prep, St. Francis and CV will compete in the
boys' competition of the CIF prelims at Mount San Antonio College in
La Canada, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, Holy Family, CV and
Hoover will run in the girls' competition.