City Section

CITY SECTION PLAYOFFS

Thursday, Feb. 19

First Round

CHAMPIONSHIP DIVISION

Bell 3, Chatsworth 1 (OT)
Carlos Lopez scored two goals, including one in the first of two 10-minute overtime periods to break a 1-1 tie in the game at Bell. Lopez' first goal gave No. 3-seeded Bell (12-0-7) a 1-0 lead in the first half, but Chatsworth (13-6-4) tied the score with five minutes left in regulation play on a goal by Alfredo Bautista. Rogelio Flores scored the final goal for Bell, which will play host to Belmont in a second-round game Tuesday.

Belmont 2, El Camino Real 1
Ricky Mora and Dimas Mejia also each scored a goal to give host Belmont (9-1-3) an insurmountable 2-0 lead.

Fairfax 1, Monroe 0
Felix Veles scored the winning goal for host Fairfax (13-5-5) in the 75th minute.

Franklin 2, South Gate 0
Hector Cortez scored both goals and keeper Martin Romero made four saves to lead host Franklin (9-0-4) past South Gate (5-1-4).

Grant 7, Gardena 1
Moises Gomez scored five goals to lead host Grant (13-6-2). Frank Khan scored the only goal for Gardena (11-5-4). Gomez has scored a school-record 41 goals this season.

L.A. Hamilton 2, Sherman Oaks CES 1
Sophomore Jose Guerrero had a goal and sophomore Jorge Ruiz scored the game-winner with 20 minutes left for visiting L.A. Hamilton (7-6-1). Christian Cruz scored the ony goal for host Sherman Oaks CES (11-2-2).

L.A. Jordan 8, Bravo 0
Jesus Martinez had four goals and Abran Madrigal added two goals for host L.A. Jordan (9-1-4).

Locke 2, Lincoln 0
Juan Rodriguez and Jesus Vargas each had a goal and keeper Eric Contreras recorded his eighth shutout of the season for host Locke (10-2-5).

Reseda 1, Manual Arts 0 (2 OT)
Brian Gonzalez scored in double-overtime for host Reseda.

San Fernando 3, Cleveland 1 (OT)
Danny Torres scored two goals, including the game-winner six minutes into the second half of overtime on an assist from Cesar Alvarez, for 18th-seeded San Fernando (11-4-3) at 15th-seeded Cleveland. Alvarez added an insurance goal two minutes later.

San Pedro 4, Palisades 1
Carlos Lira had two goals and Dustin Castania added two assists to lead host San Pedro (14-4-4).

Sylmar 5, Foshay 1
Julian Lopez had had two goals and two assists for the host Spartans (20-4-2), which will play San Fernando in a second-round game at home Tuesday. Julian Ponce, who was academically ineligible for most of the season, had two goals in his fourth game back for No. 2-seeded Sylmar. Adrian Lopez also scored a goal for the Spartans, who defeated San Fernando, 1-0, and, 5-0, in Valley Mission League play this season.

Wilmington Banning 2, Birmingham 1 (OT)
German Delgado scored the game-winning goal in the 14th minute of overtime to lead visiting Wilmington Banning (5-2-3) to the upset of fourth-seeded Birmingham. Jorge Covarrubios scored the first goal for the Pilots.

Canoga Park 3, Venice 1
Fremont 2, Hollywood 0 (OT)

City Section Playoffs Pairings

First Round, Thursday, 3 p.m.

UPPER BRACKET

Venice at Canoga Park, Sun Valley Poly at Jefferson, Los Angeles Hamilton at Sherman Oaks CES, Monroe at Fairfax, Palisades at San Pedro, Gardena at Grant, Manual Arts at Reseda, Wilmington Banning at Birmingham.

LOWER BRACKET

Chatsworth at Bell, El Camino Real at Belmont, Lincoln at Locke, Hollywood at Fremont, South Gate at Franklin, Bravo Medical at Los Angeles Jordan, San Fernando at Cleveland, Foshay at Sylmar.

NOTE-Second round, Feb. 24; quarterfinals, Feb. 26; semifinals March 1 and finals, East Los Angeles College, March 6.

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