The CIF Southern Section winter playoffs got underway this week and several local prep teams earned berths, or were granted entrance, to the postseason party.
All regular season records and league finishes were supplied by the CIF-SS office.
The playoffs get underway Thursday for the local teams with the exception of Edison. The Sunset League champion Chargers (24-3) are the No. 1-seed in Division 1A and received a first-round bye. They will host the winner of Thursday's game between Santa Fe (14-13, Del Rio No. 3) and No. 16 Arcadia (13-11, Pacific at-large) on Saturday.
In Division 1A action, Fountain Valley (8-18) got an at-large bid for the Sunset League and travels to take on Baseline League runner-up Rancho Cucamonga (16-4). The winner moves on to play at No. 13 Capistrano Valley (13-12, Seaview No. 1) which has a first-round bye.