The City Section created an eight-team Open Division football playoff system this season, going with the top eight teams based on CalPreps.com rankings. And now, after a week off, the tournament begins Friday.
The big question is will the first-round games be competitive? With the exception of Arleta-Jefferson, the first-round games were not competitive in Division I.
San Pedro plays at No. 1 Narbonne. San Pedro lost earlier this season to the Gauchos, 57-7. San Pedro will have several players back for this game. The Gauchos' passing attack has awakened behind quarterback Jalen Chatman and receivers Juwan Tucker and Noah Jackson.