The Centurions hit the road again for the semifinals. They lost the coin flip that decided the home team for their Division 2 semifinal against Vista Murrieta. Cypress will journey 64 miles to play at Vista Murrieta High on Tuesday.
When two teams meet after the first round of the playoffs, the team with the fewest number of playoff home games at that point of the playoffs is the home team. If the teams have played the same number of playoff home games, a coin flip identifies the home team.
The Division 1 semifinals doubleheader Tuesday at historic and charming Blair Field in Long Beach has Marina playing Loyola of Los Angeles at 4 p.m. and Los Alamitos playing Harvard-Westlake at 7 p.m. Marina finished in second place and Los Alamitos was third in the Sunset League.
Capistrano Valley Christian is the home team for its Division 6 semifinal against Calvary Chapel of Downey. Capistrano Valley Christian has won its three playoff games by a combined score of 44-5, including an 18-0 road victory over Frazier Mountain of Lebec in the quarterfinals Friday. Calvary Chapel of Downey emerged from the wild-card round to reach the semifinals.
The CIF-SS semifinals schedule for games involving Orange County teams:
Division 1 at Blair Field (Long Beach) — Loyola vs. Marina, 4 p.m.; Los Alamitos vs. Harvard-Westlake, 7 p.m.
Division 2 — Cypress at Vista Murrieta, 3:15 p.m.
Division 6 — Calvary Chapel of Downey at Capistrano Valley Christian, 3:15 p.m.
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