The final week of tournament boys basketball is heating up, and so are some of the Whittier area teams, with three advancing to selected semifinals.
Cantwell Sacred Heart of Mary, which won its own tournament for the first time last week, has won its first two games to advance to the semifinals of the La Salle/Temple City Tournament and will face Muir at 7:30 p.m. tonight at La Salle High School in Pasadena. The Cardinals are 12-0 under first-year coach George Zedan.
La Serna, which is 5-5 after winning back-to-back games, is in the Nogales Tournament semfinals. The Lancers face Savanna, which beat host Nogales Tuesday, at 8 p.m. tonight.
Whittier, which is 6-7, advanced to the semifinals of its second annual tournament after defeating Fullerton and Claremont the past two games. The Cardinals face Bellflower tonight at 7:30, with the finals scheduled for Thursday at 7:30 p.m.