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CIF-SS Boys Division II-AA Bracket:
Wild Cards & One 1st Round Result--(Feb. 20, 2003)

This is a 32-team bracket with six "Wild-Card" games played last night and one first round game which was also scheduled for last night.  Here are the wild-card game results:

Game A:  

Norco @ Rubidoux--not yet reported

Game B:  

Westlake 65, Dos Pueblos 64

Game C:  

JW North 56, Cerritos 52

Game D: Antelope Valley 59, Claremont 57
Game E: Foothill 65, Edison 53
Game F: Mira Costa 57, Rio Mesa 56

Norco vs. Rubidoux--results not yet reported.

Westlake 65, Dos Pueblos 64--Jonathan Wiley had 22 points and made four consecutive free throws to give host Westlake (18-8) a 65-61 lead with 19 seconds left. Westlake led 34-23 at halftime.

JW North 56, Cerritos 52--Marcus Slaughter scored 16 points to lead North, which will face Woodbridge on Friday. Cerritos finishes 17-10.

Antelope Valley 59, Claremont 57--Abram Thomas scored 18 points to lead Antelope Valley (13-14).

Foothill 65, Edison 53--Brandt Bangs made three three-pointers and had 25 points and Ben Worrall had 10 points for host Foothill (16-11), which led by 10 points at halftime. David Huff made four three-pointers and had 14 points for Edison (16-11).

Mira Costa 57, Rio Mesa 56--Kyle Darr scored 14 points and Rocky Cisaulli added 11 points, eight rebounds and three assists to spark Mira Costa (16-12) on the road for the wild-card win. The Mustangs travel to Moorpark on Friday at 7:30 p.m. in the first round. J.R. Martinez added nine points and Steve Bertrand had seven. Steven Segovia and Robin Harkins both scored 14 points to lead host Rio Mesa (15-11).

There was also a first round game played last night as well:

Corona Centennial 93, Bloomington 62-- Junior guard Jarrod Poulsen scored a team-high 20 points, but the visiting Bruins were eliminated from the Division II-AA playoffs after a loss to the Huskies in the first round. Senior forward Denzel Day added nine rebounds for Bloomington, which was outscored 52-32 in the second half

Based upon the above results, here is the updated bracket:

First round games
February 21
  Second Round

February 25

Feb 28

March 4
March 8
@ Pond
Upper half of Bracket
Wild Card A @ No. 1 San Gorgonio             
Katella @ Perris
Westlake @ Mark Keppel   
Sunny Hills @ Inglewood
JW North @ Woodbridge


Bloomington 62 @ Centennial/Corona 93
El Dorado @ Huntington Beach   
Antelope Valley @ No.  4 Santa Barbara
Lower half of Bracket
La Sierra @ No.3 St. John Bosco         
Foothill @ Pasadena
Cathedral City @ Troy  
Hemet @ ML King
Mira Costa @ Moorpark      
Newport Harbor @ Buena
University @ Garey  
Arroyo @ No. 2  Villa Park

All games with the exception of the final round will start at 7:30 p.m. unless another time is mutually agreed upon and clearance is received from the CIF-SS Office.  Public coin flips will be held in the lobby of the CIF-SS Office at 9:00 a.m. the day following each playoff game [these coin flips will determine subsquent sites after the first round, i.e., which school will be the host].  Coin flips will be available after 9:30 a.m. and we'll try to keep everyone posted with them here.

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