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PREVIEWS: Long Beach Football CIF Playoffs, Round One

We’ve got previews and everything you need to know about the CIF Southern Section playoff openers for the Long Beach football teams.

Long Beach Poly vs. Orange Lutheran

Wilson vs. Fullerton

Compton vs. El Rancho

Lakewood vs. Brea Olinda

St. Anthony vs. Newport Harbor

Avalon vs. Riverside County Education Academy

FEATURE: Compton’s Smith, Hunt Pushing Playoff Run

VIDEO: Seasons on the brink and when nicknames attack * Long Beach Post Sports

It’s playoff time! This week, Mike and JJ take a look at matchups for the opening round of the high school football playoffs. There’s also postseason action in water polo-that has seen historic postseason victories for Millikan and Poly-and girl’s tennis, which saw its own historic first.

JJ Fiddler
JJ Fiddler is an award-winning sportswriter and videographer who has been covering Southern California sports for multiple newspapers and websites since 2004. After attending Long Beach State and creating the first full sports page at the Union Weekly Newspaper, he has been exclusively covering Long Beach prep sports since 2007.