Friday's CIF state championship bowl games

In Division I, Granite Bay plays Long Beach Poly. Modesto Central Catholic meets Solano Beach Santa Fe Christian in the Division IV matchup.

Eric Sondheimer

4:09 PM PST, December 13, 2012


CIF state championship bowl games

At Home Depot Center

Friday's games

Division I

Granite Bay (12-3) vs. Long Beach Poly (12-3), 8 p.m. (TWC SportsNet): Both teams have won 11 consecutive games after starting the season 1-3. Each rose up after gaining resurgent rushing attacks. In its last two games, Granite Bay has rushed for 309 and 547 yards. John Cooley rushed for 206 yards and four touchdowns last week in a regional bowl win. Poly's offensive and defensive lines have been dominant during the postseason, keying the Jackrabbits' surge. The pick: Long Beach Poly.

Division IV

Modesto Central Catholic (13-2) vs. Solano Beach Santa Fe Christian (11-3), 4 p.m. (TWC 700): Santa Fe Christian quarterback Hunter Vaccaro rushed for 165 yards in last week's regional win over Arcadia Rio Hondo Prep. Ray Lomas and Rey Vega rushed for 136 and 122 yards, respectively, last week for Central Catholic in its 42-12 win over McClymonds. The pick: Santa Fe Christian.