Samohi is scheduled to travel to Orange County’s Aliso Niguel on Friday for a chance to reach the division’s version of the final four.
Aliso Niguel reached the quarterfinals thanks to a 64-52 win over Valencia, also on Tuesday.
The Vikings entered the postseason as the No. 2 seed in the division. The No. 1 seed, El Toro, also qualified for the quarterfinals where they face Santiago.
If Samohi wins they advance to face the winner of the West Ranch-Dana Hills game.
All quarterfinal matchups are set for Friday at 7 p.m.
St. Monica, Crossroads girls advance
Both St. Monica and Crossroads breezed through the second round of the CIF-SS girls’ soccer playoffs on Tuesday.
St. Monica advanced to the quarterfinals by knocking off Bishop, 3-0, on the road. Crossroads moved on with a 4-1 win over Vistamar.
No. 8 seeded Crossroads will take to the road for a matchup with Arroyo on Thursday at 5 p.m. No. 1 seeded St. Monica will host University Prep at Airport Park at 3 p.m. on Thursday.
Samohi baseball opens season
Samohi baseball opens its season Saturday against Ventura at home.
The game begins at 11 a.m.
Samohi finished last season with a 14-16 overall record and 8-2 finish in the Ocean League. The Vikings came in second place behind rival Culver City.
Samohi ended last season with a 5-1 CIF-SS Division 3 playoff loss to Downey.
The Vikings return much of last year’s squad under new coach Kurt Schwengel.