The Mt. Baldy League’s appeal of its placement in the Central Division football playoff grouping was denied on Wednesday. The league including Chaffey, Chino, Colony, Garey, Don Lugo, Montclair and Ontario lost its appeal by a vote of 7-0, with two abstaining.
A notable addition to the new Central Division football playoff grouping includes the Sunkist League, home to defending CIF-SS Eastern Division champion Summit, which has been to consecutive CIF championship games. Another member of the Sunkist League is Kaiser, which had it’s 11-year streak of league titles snapped by Summit last season. The Inland Valley League, already a member of the Central Division, is adding two schools from the vaunted Big VIII League, Riverside North and Riverside Poly.
Of the 32 appeals heard, 27 were denied, including the Montview League’s appeal of its placement in the CIF-SS Northwest Division football grouping.