With post-season and playoff competition in spring sports at hand, the CIF-Southern Section has posted the dates for qualifying and championship games, matches and meets to take place.

Baseball: Wild Card play will be held May 20-21, followed by First Round games May 22-23, Second Round May 27, Quarterfinals May 30, Semifinals June 3, and Finals June 6 (Divisions 1-3) at Dodger Stadium and June 7 (Division 4-7) at UC Riverside.

Softball: Wild Card play begins May 19, followed by First Round games May 20, Second Round May 22, Quarterfinals May 24, Semifinals May 27, and Finals May 30-31 at Barber Marine Corps Memorial Park, Irvine.

Swimming and Diving: Preliminaries and Finals will be held May 12-17 at Riverside Aquatics Complex, UC Riverside.

Track and Field: Preliminaries May 17 at four sites (Trabuco Hills HS, Division 1; Moorpark HS, Division 2; Estancia HS, Division 3; Carpinteria HS, Division 4). Championship Finals will be held May 24 and the Masters Meet May 30, both at Cerritos College Stadium. The State Meet will take place June 6-7 at Buchanan HS, Clovis.

Boys’ Volleyball: Wild Card play begins May 10, followed by First Round games May 13, Second Round May 15, Quarterfinals May 17, Semifinals May 21 and Finals May 24 at Cerritos College.

Boys’ Tennis: Team Wild Card play begins May 13, followed by First Round matches May 14, Second Round May 16, Quarterfinals May 19, Semifinals May 21 and Finals May 23 at Claremont Club. State Team Championship action takes place May 27-31 at Claremont Club. Individual Quarterfinals are scheduled June 6, and Semifinals and Finals June 7, all at Seal Beach Tennis Center.

Boys’ Golf: The Individual Regionals are May 12 at Canyon Crest Country Club, Skylinks Golf Course and River Ridge Golf Club. Division Team Championships are May 19 (at seven courses). The CIF-SS SCGA Team Qualifier and CIF-SS Individual Finals are May 27 at Mission Lakes Country Club. The Regional State Qualifier and SCGA Qualifying Tournament is June 2 at Brookside Golf Club.

Top 10 Rankings

The following are CIF-Southern Section top 10 rankings as of April 28.


—Division 1: J.Serra (San Juan Capistrano) first, Loyola fourth, Bishop Alemany tenth.

—Division 3: Bishop Amat eighth.

—Division 5: Paraclete tenth.

—Division 6: Salesian sixth.


—Division 3: St. Paul sixth, Bishop Amat ninth, Chaminade tied for tenth.

—Division 5: Paraclete ranked fourth.

—Division 6: Bellarmine-Jefferson first, Pomona Catholic second, St. Bonaventure third, Cantwell Sacred Heart of Mary fourth, Mary Star of the Sea sixth, St. Monica seventh.

Boys Volleyball:

—Division 1: Loyola first, St. John Bosco tenth.

—Division 4: Bishop Montgomery first, Cathedral second, La Salle third, Salesian fifth, Damien tenth.

—Division 5: Bishop Amat ninth.