CITYWIDE — A total of five Santa Monica-based boys’ basketball teams have qualified for the CIF-Southern Section playoffs, it was announced on Sunday.

Santa Monica High School leads the pack as the Vikings host Roosevelt on Friday. Samohi finished the season as the Ocean League Champions. They enter the game No. 6 in the final CIF-SS Division 1AA poll.

Across town, St. Monica, the third place finisher in the Camino Real League, will travel to Costa Mesa. The game is in Division 4A.

Also in Division 4A, Crossroads earned an at-large berth out of the Delphic League. The Roadrunners travel to St. Genevieve.

Division 5A has two local teams in the field. New Roads, the second place finisher from the Coastal League, will host Villanova. Pacifica Christian, which tied for first in the Heritage League, will host Laguna Blanca.

All games are scheduled for Friday at 7 p.m.

daniela@smdp.com

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that the playoffs were scheduled to begin Wednesday. Games should be held Friday.

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