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Left Senior Foward of the Santa Monica High School Girls Varsity Soccer team puts her hands up as she watches her teammate Senior Forward Melissa Sanchez grab a hold of Junior Forward Tatiana Valentin of the Santigo High School girls Varsity soccer team as she makes an attempt at a headball on John Adams Middle School the home filed of the Santa Monica High School Girls Varsity Team on Tuesday Feburary 24th 2008 as SAMO hosted Santigo in the second round of the Southern Sectional CIF girls Varsity playsoffs and loss 6-0. With the loss SAMO ends the season with a record of 9 wins and 9 loses overall (photo by Morgan Genser)

• Santa Monica High School’s boys soccer team hosts Corona del Mar in the second round of the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Division IV playoffs today at 3 p.m. The Vikings qualified for the playoffs by defeating Covina’s Gladstone in a wild card game. Samohi advanced to the second round by defeating Norwalk, 3-1, in the first round. Corona del Mar finished the regular season second in the Pacific Coast League. The Vikings are the defending all-around state champs.

• St. Monica boys soccer hosts St. Margaret’s in the second round of the CIF-SS Division VII playoffs today at 3 p.m. The Mariners dispatched Upland Christian, 5-0, in the first round to advance. St. Margaret’s finished the regular season in first place in the Academy League.

• Pacifica Christian’s boys soccer team was eliminated from the CIF-SS Division VII playoffs on Friday. The Seawolves were routed by Avalon, 12-0, in the first round. Pacifica Christian finished the season third in the Mulholland League.

• Santa Monica High School girls basketball will take to the road to face Chino Hills in the third round of the CIF-SS Division I-A playoffs tonight. The Vikings are the no. 2 seed in the division. Chino Hills is the no. 10 seed. This is the third year in a row that Samohi has advanced to the third round. The Vikings lost the two previous times it reached the quarter finals.

• The girls basketball team at St. Monica was eliminated from the playoffs on Saturday by St. Bonaventure, 55-42. The Mariners finished the season third in the Camino Real League. St. Bonaventure advances to take on Campbell Hall today in a quarter final matchup.

• The season is over for Crossroads’ girls basketball team. Crossroads was defeated, 83-28, by Pacific Hills on Saturday. Pacific Hills, the no. 2 seed in the division, advances to play Fillmore in the quarter finals today.

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