BAKERSFIELD, Ca. — A year ago, Kerman sent Bakersfield Christian home without a valley championship. This time around, the Eagles advanced for a repeat trip to the D-4 Sectional Title game by taking out Kerman at home. As the top-seed, the Eagles made their statement of redemption Wednesday night, winning 69-49 in the semifinal.
Senior Kadar Waller led with 20 points, while sophomore Lendl Henderson followed up with 16 points. Ben Yurosek had nine points and 13 rebounds.
BCHS will play No. 3 Foothill in Saturday's noon title game in Fresno, after the Trojans beat Visalia-Central Valley Christian 80-74.
No. 6 Bakersfield falls to No. 2 Bullard, 60-53
No. 4 Independence falls to No. 1 San Joaquin Memorial, 83-58
No. 8 Chavez falls to No. 4 Dinuba, 69-63
No. 6 North falls to No. 2 Immanuel, 69-66
No. 1 BCHS beats No. 4 Kerman, 69-49
No. 3 Foothill beats No. 2 Central Valley Christian, 78-74 (OT)
No. 4 Cal City falls to No. 1 Liberty-Madera, 80-71