Mike Guardabascio has been covering Long Beach sports professionally for a decade, with his work published in dozens of Southern California magazines and newspapers. He's won numerous awards and is the author of the books "Football in Long Beach" and "Basketball in Long Beach."
Avalon coach Carlos Martinez knows that his team can make a playoff run in the CIF-SS Division 9 bracket–if they can get there. The Lancers have had playoff success in the past but are in a division with two Division 7 teams and two Division 8 teams this year. “If we can get out of […]