The Southern California Boys HS Varsity Red Division playoffs got going when the San Diego region #1 seed, La Costa Canyon, took on the LA region #2 St. John Bosco.
Southern California's Varsity White league is down to a final two as the semifinals were held this weekend.
University City edged Wilson High School in overtime, while Los Alamitos put San Pasqual to the sword 53-31 to make the Varsity White final.
Fallbrook defeated View Park to win the Southern California Girls 7s championships this past weekend.
It's playoff time in Southern California for the Varsity brackets.
In Varsity Red, which is the league for fully, 100% single-school teams, we're down to the top four after the final games decided who was 1st and who 2nd in the two divisions.
Mira Costa Takes 1st in LA Varsity Red
Four teams are now left in the Southern California Varsity White division after they won their quarterfinal games this weekend.
Wilson HS defeated San Marcos 35-15 in one of those quarterfinals. San Pasqual hammered Santiago 44-7. Los Alamitos defeated La Jolla by a wide margin (officially recorded score 66-26), and University City beat the San Clemente HS Tritons 40-24.
The Mira Costa Mustangs clinched 1st in the Los Angeles conference of the Southern California Varsity Red division with 39-10 defeat of St. John Bosco
Both Mira Costa and Bosco went into the game undefeated in league play at 4-0. Both were already securely in the Varsity Red semifinals, but a win here would give the victors home field advantage.
In a tight, dramatic Southern California Varsity Red game, La Costa Canyon clinched 1st in the San Diego conference with a 14-13 win over Torrey Pines.
It was senior night at Torrey Pines, (free hotdogs for the first 100 students, teacher appreciation night) and with two 4-0 teams meeting up, there was a huge crowd at the game.
Well over 70 boys HS rugby games are on tap for this weekend - check back for scores as we update.
One more week in the Southern California Varsity Red divisions - the division for 100% single-school teams.
We know who will be in the playoffs, and Mira Costa and St. John Bosco lead the Los Angeles division, and La Costa Canyon and Torrey Pines lead in San Diego. It now all comes down to who will be 1st.
St. John Bosco defeated Citrus Valley 52-5 to move to 4-0.
La Costa Canyon are now 4-0 in the Southern California Varsity Red San Diego division after the Mavericks beat Saint Augustine 22-13 this past weekend.
Torrey Pines defeated Cathedral Catholic 46-7 in SoCal's Varsity Red league, pulling off an excellent display against a very good Cathedral team.
With an undefeated league record on the line, Torrey Pines needed to play well against Cathedral, and they did, hardly putting a foot wrong against their San Diego-area rivals.
The playoff picture in Southern California’s Varsity White Conference is clearing up.
Wilson HS took charge in the LA division with a convincing win over Santiago Wilson Tops Santiago. That win puts Wilson at 5-0 and clinches the #1 seed out of LA, with Santiago #2.