BAKERSFIELD, Ca. — Local teams on the basketball courts and soccer fields continued their push for a state championship on Thursday with the second round of playoffs.
Of the seven teams competing, three teams have advanced, including a Regional Final in soccer.
D4: No. 2 Foothill fell to No. 3 Troy, 1-0 (OT)
D5: No. 1 Garces defeated No. 4 San Dimas, 4-1
D5: No. 4 Arvin fell to No. 1 South El Monte, 1-0
D4: No. 7 Independence fell to No. 2 Providence, 64-58
D5: No. 1 Foothill defeated No. 8 Arleta, 79-60
D3: No. 1 McFarland defeated No. 8 Village Christian, 65-56
D4: No. 7 Tehachapi fell to No. 2 Oak Park, 81-41
Garces advanced from the SoCal Regional Semifinal to the championship game on Saturday hosted at Tobias Field at 4 p.m. While, the Foothill and McFarland basketball teams will host the SoCal Regional Semifinals on Saturday at 6 p.m.