HS Football: Playoffs underway as local teams begin the journey to be the last one standing

Golden Bears offensive line creates running space for QB Zach Cutka (7) during last week’s Division 7 CIF-SS playoff game against Valencia High School. David Canales photo
It's win or go home time for local high school football teams, and as just as quickly as Week One of the postseason started, it also ended for more half of the local teams that made it to the playoffs. In fact, only seven local teams remain in the hunt for an elusive CIF Southern Section title. Here are the scores from Week One of the playoffs: Division 1 No local teams Division 2 Vista Murrieta 24, Sherman Oaks Notre Dame 21 Rancho Cucamonga 49, Murrieta Valley 14 Rancho Verde 26, Serra 20 Division 3 Edison 42, Heritage 27 Division 4 Hart 34, Chaparral 23 San Juan Hills 39, Murrieta Mesa 25 Villa Park 39, Great Oak 8 Division 5 Yorba Linda 28, Citrus Hill 0 Division 6 San Jacinto 28, Apple Valley 21 Division 7 Temecula Valley 38, Place
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