Dominguez and Whittier Christian high schools advanced in the Southern Regional of the state basketball tournament Tuesday night.
Xavier Edison scored 19 points as Dominguez, the CIF Southern Section 4-A champion, defeated Portervile Monache, 78-37. The Dons will play at Torrey Pines tonight.
Whittier Christian, the 2-AA champion, beat Coronado, 69-58. Center Scott Ferguson scored 18 points for the Heralds, who will play tonight at Washington Union in Fresno.
In other games involving Long Beach/Southeast area teams, 5-AA champion Millikan was defeated by Fremont, 66-60, and Artesia, the 4-A runner-up, lost to Torrey Pines, 62-51, despite 23 points by Ed O’Bannon.