Chaminade Girls’ Basketball won their CIF State Basketball Southern Regional Open Division quarterfinal match-up against Palisades, 79-67 on Friday, March 11. The win propels them into the regional semifinal on Tuesday, March 15. They face the #4 seed, Mission Hills at 7:00 p.m., at the Uribe Center (West Hills).
Boys’ Basketball finished their season on Saturday, March 12. They played Harvard-Westlake in the CIF State Basketball Southern Regional Division IV quarterfinal. The 57-47 loss ended the Eagles post-season run.
With a 72-60 victory over Long Beach Poly on Saturday, March 5, Chaminade Girls’ Basketball won the CIF Southern Section Open Division championship for the second year in a row. Seniors Leonna Odom and Valerie Higgins led the way. Odom finished with 23 points, seven rebounds, five assists, three blocks, and one steal. Higgins had 24 points, five rebounds, five assists, and four steals.
Chaminade will next play in the CIF State Basketball Southern Regional Open Division quarterfinal on Friday, March 11. They are seeded #1 and will face the #8 seed, Palisades at home. The game tips off at 7:00 p.m. in the Uribe Center on the West Hills campus.
As the CIF Southern Section 3A Runner Up, the Boy’s Basketball team has been invited to the Southern Regional Division IV playoffs. As the #2 seed, they will play at home, on Wednesday, March 9 against Central City Value. Tip-off is at 7:00 p.m. in the Uribe Center on the West Hills campus.
Tickets for this weekend’s CIF Southern Section basketball championships are on sale at the West Hills Athletics Office through Noon on Friday, March 4, 2016. Each ticket is $13 per adult or $7 per child/student. Both games will be held at the Felix Center, on the West Campus of Azusa Pacific University.
Friday, March 4 Boys’ Basketball 3A Championship
Chaminade vs. Diamond Ranch
Saturday, March 10
Girls’ Basketball Open Division Championship
Chaminade vs. Long Beach Poly
Directions to the Felix Center Take the 210 freeway to the Citrus Avenue exit. Travel north on Citrus Avenue, cross Alosta Avenue. Continue north on Citrus Avenue and turn left on Foothill Boulevard. The campus entrance is on the right, lined with white columns at 701 East Foothill Boulevard, Azusa, California.
After a competitive and productive weekend, Chaminade’s Wrestling team, along with Boys’ Basketball, and Girls’ Basketball move on to the next round of CIF playoffs. Jake OBrien ’16 and Thomas Price ’16 both competed in the Masters Meet over the weekend. While Price lost in an elimination match 7-6, O’Brien qualified for the CIF State Championship in wrestling, which will be held in Bakersfield, starting Friday, March 4.
On Friday, February 26, Boys’ Basketball faced Rancho Mirage in the Division 3A semifinal. Their 64-58 win puts them in the championship game against Diamond Ranch on Friday, March 4. The game tips off at 8:30 p.m. at Azusa Pacific University.
Girls’ Basketball played at Sierra Canyon on Saturday, February 27 in an Open Division semifinal match-up. Chaminade won the game 63-29, and will face Long Beach Poly in the Open Division Championship on Saturday, March 5. The game tips off at 7:30 p.m. at Azusa Pacific University.