Clovis North, the #13 seed in Division-I, continued its Cinderella run, beating #3 St. Ignatius 58-56. It was the Broncos' 4th straight road win.
Clovis North takes down St. Ignatius to become NorCal champs.— Alec Nolan (@AlecABC30) March 9, 2022
The Broncos are headed to STATE. @cnbroncosbball
CN will face top-seeded Damien Friday night at 8 PM.
In Division-II, the #5 San Joaquin Memorial girls team knocked off #10 Antelope 50-38 to win the Northern California Regional Championship.
"This is what we deserved all year. We've been working each day in and out, we had a lot of hardships and stuff we fought through and I'm excited to get this ring," said senior point guard Asha Sra.
SJM wins 50-38 over Antelope to win the D-II Northern Regional.— Stephen Hicks (@StephenABC30) March 9, 2022
#5 @SJMGirlsHoops will play #6 Sage Hill for the @CIFState title Saturday at 2 PM from the @Golden1Center in Sacramento. @ABC30 pic.twitter.com/qoinhcwVwp
The Panthers will face #6 Sage Hill Saturday afternoon at 2 PM.
"It's great, it is great. Everyone counted us out but I wish they would've counted us in because hey, we're on our way to Sacramento," said interim head coach Veronique Warren.
@sjmhs legend Jackie White has stepped down as head coach of @SJMGirlsHoops. Assistant coach Verenique Warren will step in as the interim HC for the remainder of the season. Thank you to Coach White for your time and continued support of SJM, best wishes on your retirement.— SJM Athletics (@SJM_Athletics) December 31, 2021
Both Central Valley teams fell in Division-III with the #11 seeded Bullard boys falling 56-37 to #1 Pleasant Valley, while #3 Porterville fell 62-49 against top-seeded La Salle.