"I'm a little worried, but it shouldn't be that bad," said Arredondo, whose team advanced Wednesday following a 17-1 win against Tujunga in the District 16 championship game at Montrose Park. "We'll find a way to pass through that to get there.
"People will be trying to get to the places where they need to go and it should be OK for a 9 a.m. game. We'll just leave a little earlier than usual."
Once Crescenta Valley arrives at the facility, it will meet a Quartz Hill squad that captured the District 51 championship.
The events unfolding on the field are of greater concern to Arredondo.
"Anything can happen in six innings, so we are going to have to stay focused and continue to support each other," Arredondo said. "If we can do all of that, then good things will happen.
"Last year, we were nervous when we got here. This year, we are excited. We played these teams last year in the 10-11 Division. We lost a close game to Encino in the first game and that affected us in our loss against Pasadena. We'll see what happens."
Crescenta Valley collected 22 hits — including three home runs — to turn back Tujunga.
Jason Chang had two home runs, including a grand slam, and seven runs batted in to extend Crescenta Valley's playoff run.
"I expect our team to come out in full force and they should be good games," said Chang, a pitcher. "We are going to have to keep working just as hard, if not more."
Crescenta Valley's top five batters figure to be Adrian Damia, Chuck Weinmann, Jake Whisenant, Robert Giese and Frank Alsamman.
Pasadena American, which won the District 17 crown, will meet District 40 representative Encino in the other opening-round contest at noon today.
The championship game will take place at 5 p.m. Tuesday and an if-necessary championship game would be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday.