Culver Playoffs at the Door

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Culver City High School

The Culver City High School football team joins the girls volleyball team in twin quests to win CIF championships.

The volleyball team played its CIF Division 4 semi-final match earlier this week. If successful, they will move on to the CIF championship on Saturday.

The Lady Centaurs are 28-1, trying to create a dynasty.

“We are still taking it one game at a time,” said Coach Tanner Siegal after last Saturday’s home over Pasadena Poly.

“We never take anything for granted.  That helps us stay focused.”

The defending CIF champions needs to two wins to write their names in the history books as back-to-back champions.

“We are extremely excited,” said Coach Siegal.  “The games will be tough. We have to play at a high level.”

The 9-1 football team starts the CIF playoffs on Friday at 7:30, hosting Heritage Christian  of Northridge inside the Jerry Chabola Stadium.

Heritage Christian is 8-2.

“We are ready,” said Coach Jahmal Wright after winning the finale over Beverly Hills.

“We have 20 seniors. They have waited four years for this moment.

“They know it does not matter who we put out there. All players will be ready.”

Coach Wright said the seniors have 32-8 record for their four years.

Senior Alex Smith, who will play his college ball at Wisconsin, is ready.

“We feel good as a team,” said Smith.

“We have some things to work on. But we are ready for the playoffs.”


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