Archbishop Mitty v Sierra Canyon - Open Division
The battle for the Open Division champions is star studded. Sierra Canyon is led by Juju Watkins and features the daughters of former NBA stars Zach Randolph and Gilbert Arena, MacKenly Randolph and Izela Arenas. Mitty the perennial NorCal powerhouse has 29 CIF Central Coast Section Titles, 13 NorCal Championships, 6 CIF State Titles and were 2018 National Champions.
Mitty avenged its only loss on the season by beating the one seed Carondelet by nine to reach the state championship game. Mitty also beat San Ramon Valley and Clovis West on their path to the game.
Mitty v Sierra Canyon goes down Saturday March 12 starting at 6 p.m.
Salesian College Preparatory v Windward - Division I
Salesian Prep dominated their way into the state championship game. Besides a close four-point win over St. Ignatius Salesian won by an average of 24 points.
Salesian defeated Acalanes, Laguna Creek, Bishop O’Dowd and St. Ignatius to reach the title game. Salesian has lost only five games all year and would like to keep it that way.
Salesian Prep takes on Windward Friday March 11 at 6 p.m.
San Joaquin Memorial; v Sage Hill - Division II
In one of the most balanced championship games the five seed San Joaquin Memorial takes on the six seed Sage Hill Saturday March 12 at 2 p.m.
The Panthers beat Del Oro, Los Gatos, Lincoln and Antelope, all by double digits. San Joaquin is led by Meadow Roland who averages nearly 20 ppg for the Panthers.
Sage Hill is no slouch. They beat the number 1 seed Santiago to advance to Golden 1 for the title game.
Oakland Tech v La Salle - Division III
Coming into the Division III state little game on a nine-game winning streak Oakland Tech got hot at the right time. The three seed Oakland Tech has won three of their last four by 15+ points.
Oakland Tech defeated Homestead, Dixon, Priory and Lincoln to face off with the one seed La Salle.
Oakland Tech v La Salle tips off on Friday March 11 at 2 p.m.
Branson v Imperial - Division IV
Branson takes on Imperial Saturday March 12 at 10 a.m.
Branson will face off with the six seed Imperial after beating Los Altos, Gateway, Calaveras and Argonaut. Branson dominated their first two matchups but fought through adversity in their last two.
San Domenico v Shalhevet - Division V
Two four seeds matchup in the championship game on Friday March 11 at 10 a.m.
San Domenico has beaten John Adams Academy, Orland, Crystal Springs and University to get to this point.
Fall River - Winners - NorCal Division VI
The one seed Fall Rivers defeated Weed to win the NorCal Division VI state title.
Fall River beat Sacramento Adventist by 45 but only beat Weed by 2.