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first_imgIf the Knights win, they will play the winner of the Servite- Claremont game in the second round. The Arcadia High boys soccer players must be fuming over their playoff draw, considering they advanced to the Division III championship game last year. St. Francis High School has been the Star-News’ top-ranked boys soccer team since December, but the Golden Knights face a difficult road in the CIF-Southern Section Division I playoffs, which begin this week. The Knights (24-4) finished in second behind Loyola in the Mission League and will open at home on Saturday against Montebello (15-6-3), the second-place team from the Almont League. Monrovia (10-6-5) finished second to La Ca ada in league and also has a home match Saturday against Prep League runner-up Pasadena Poly (10-8-2). After finishing third in the Rio Hondo League, San Marino (8-9-4) will host a wild-card game against Santa Paula (10-6-4) at home on Wednesday. La Salle advanced to the Division IV playoffs after finishing third in the Del Rey League. The Lancers (8-5-8) will be on the road Saturday against Oxnard Pacific (13-5-3), the second-place team from the Pacific View League. Camino Real League champion Bosco Tech (16-4-1) will play the winner of Wednesday’s wild-card between Buckley and Wildwood on Saturday. [email protected] (626) 962-8811, Ext. 4485 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!center_img The Apaches (12-7-5) finished second in the Pacific League behind champion Hoover, but still must play a wild-card game on Wednesday at home against Lompoc Cabrillo (9-11-3), the fourth-place team from the Los Padres League. If the Apaches triumph, they will face Freeway League runner-up La Habra (23-5-1) in the Division III first round on Saturday. Olympic League champion Marshall (12-4-3) was not seeded in the Division V playoffs, but the Eagles could turn out to be a sleeper. Marshall will host St. Genevieve (15-5-2), the Santa Fe League runner-up, in the first round on Saturday. Rio Hondo League champion La Ca ada (12-6-2) will square off against Desert Sky League runner-up Silverado (6-2-11) at home on Saturday. last_img

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