The CIF Southern Section rewarded the Estancia High boys’ basketball team for winning its first league championship since the 2004-05 season.
The Orange Coast League champion Eagles received the No. 2 seed in the Division 5AA playoffs on Sunday, when the section released its postseason pairings.
Estancia (25-3) is one of four local boys’ basketball teams earning a top-four seed in the playoffs. Wave League champion Laguna Beach (20-7) is No. 4 in Division 3AA, Wave League runner-up Fountain Valley (16-8) is No. 3 in Division 3A and Express League runner-up Brethren Christian (18-5) is No. 3 in Division 5A.
Below are the first-round games involving the area’s boys’ and girls’ basketball teams:
Wednesday, 7 p.m.
Edison (17-11) at Fairmont Prep (19-8)
Newport Harbor (22-6) hosts Eastvale Roosevelt (21-7)
Pacifica Christian Orange County (20-7) hosts El Toro (15-11)
Ocean View (16-12) at No. 4 Laguna Beach (20-7)
No. 3 Fountain Valley (16-8) hosts Westminster (12-16)
Sage Hill (11-16) hosts Artesia (15-13)
No. 2 Estancia (25-3) hosts Tarbut V’Torah (6-5)
Los Amigos (18-8) hosts the winner of Tuesday’s wild-card game between Hawthorne Math & Science Academy (11-11) and Calvary Chapel (10-17)
No. 3 Brethren Christian (18-5) hosts Bethel Baptist (6-2)
Thursday, 7 p.m.
Huntington Beach (22-5) hosts Aliso Niguel (20-8)
Corona del Mar (21-7) at Cerritos (17-11)
Sage Hill (16-9) at Chino Don Lugo (18-10)
Marina (8-20) hosts No. 1 Long Beach Wilson (20-8)
Fountain Valley (16-12) hosts No. 3 Calabasas Viewpoint (15-8)
Costa Mesa (7-15) at Carpinteria Cate (11-2)
Pacifica Christian Orange County (10-9) at Santa Monica Pacifica Christian (13-10)
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