HS Boys Basketball: Rancho Christian & Murrieta Mesa Qualify for the 38th Annual CIF State Basketball Championships beginning Today

The Eagles & Rams Ready to Compete in the State Tournament

The 38th annual CIF State Basketball Championships begin Wednesday, March 7 with the first round of the Regionals. The Tournament concludes with the Championship Finals being held Friday-Saturday, March 23-24 at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento.

The tournament consists of boys and girls teams from across California competing in six divisions in 8 to 16 team brackets in Southern California. There will be seven more Divisions competing in Northern Califonia.

Rancho Christian is 27-4 and seeded fourth in the Division I boys bracket. The Eagles host Vista in the first round tonight at 7pm. The South Valley league Champions will face the Panthers who are 23-8 and are from the Avocado East league in the San Diego Section 1 Division.

Murrieta Mesa is the number 11 seed in the tournament and will travel to Solana Beach to face Santa Fe Christian Today. The Rams are 24-9 and finished in the final four in the CIF Southern Section Division 4 Championships. The Eagles are 20-11 and finished third in the Coastal league and is also a San Diego Section 1 Division team.

Complete brackets are available online at www.cifstate.org

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