The CIF Southern Section Division 1 baseball championship game between Santa Margarita and JSerra will be played Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Blair Field in Long Beach.
The dates and times for all of the division finals were announced Wednesday.
Santa Margarita and JSerra will be playing for the fifth time this season in an all-Trinity League final. They split the first four meetings.
Santa Margarita took two of the three league games against JSerra in mid-March. Santa Margarita’s wins were 7-1 and 8-7. JSerra’s win was 2-0, the Eagles’ only league loss in their 15 league games.
Santa Margarita and JSerra also played March 31 in the National High School Invitational in North Carolina, where JSerra defeated Santa Margarita 4-1.
JSerra is the defending Division 1 champion and is playing in the Division 1 final for the third year in a row.
The Division 4 championship game between Crean Lutheran and Canyon is Saturday at 10 a.m. at Blair Field. Canyon beat Crean Lutheran 11-3 on April 11.
Aliso Niguel plays San Marcos in the Division 3 championship game Saturday at 4 p.m. at Blair Field. Aliso Niguel takes a seven-game winning streak into that final.
Aliso Niguel players rush onto the field to celebrate winning the CIF-SS Division 3 baseball semifinal against Yorba Linda in the bottom of the seventh inning in Aliso Viejo on Tuesday, May 16, 2023. Yorba Linda starting pitcher JJ Conrad is at right. (Photo by Paul Rodriguez, Contributing Photographer)
All of the CIF-SS baseball championship games are at Blair Field, home of Long Beach State baseball, where seating capacity is 3,238. Blair Field opened in 1958 and has undergone several renovations and upgrades over the years.
Tickets can be purchased at GoFan.co/app/school/CIFSS. It is $12 for adults and $5 for students and children.
The schedule for the baseball championship games (home teams listed last):
Division 7: Ganesha vs. Fillmore, 1 p.m.
Division 6: Apple Valley vs. Peninsula, 4 p.m.
Division 1: Santa Margarita vs. JSerra, 7:30 p.m.
Division 4: Crean Lutheran vs Canyon, 10 a.m.
Division 2: South Hills vs. Crespi, 1 p.m.
Division 3: Aliso Niguel vs. San Marcos, 4 p.m.
Division 5: Apple Valley vs. Peninsula, 7:30 p.m.
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