A 6-0 sweep Saturday gave Southern California teams the edge in Sacramento this weekend at the CIF State Basketball Championships. Northern teams had an impressive first day, winning four times, but SoCal was the overall winner, 8-4.
Saturday’s sweep began with the Division IV games, where Sierra Canyon (girls) and Bishop Montgomery (boys) each won. Division II championships went to Chaminade (girls) and St. John Bosco (boys), and Long Beach Poly’s girls claimed the Open Division crown after winning Division I last year. In the Open Division boys final, Mater Dei claimed its fourth consecutive state title and completed an unbeaten season.
Here are this weekend’s final scores:
Division V boys: St. Joseph Notre Dame 57, Renaissance Academy 32
Division III girls: Modesto Christian 64, Santa Barbara 55
Division III boys: Chaminade 71, Sir Francis Drake 51
Division I girls: Canyon Springs 56, Pleasant Grove 30
Division I boys: Monte Vista 66, Corona Centennial 55
Division IV girls: Sierra Canyon 64, Justin-Siena 37
Division IV boys: Bishop Montgomery 85, Moreau Catholic 44
Division II girls: Chaminade 80, Archbishop Mitty 51
Division II boys: St. John Bosco 63, Folsom 54
Open Division girls: Long Beach Poly 70, Salisian 52
Open Division boys: Mater Dei 71, Bishop O’Dowd 61