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The CIF-SS released its pairings for the 2022 girls’ tennis championships on Monday, and the four Moore League playoff teams have learned their draw. Wilson is the only local team who is guaranteed a spot in the first round on Wednesday, while the remaining schools will play a wild card match on Tuesday.
The Moore League champion Wilson Bruins (16-3) will be at home on Wednesday at 2 p.m., taking on Hemet (10-6), the No. 3 team out of the Ivy League. Wilson had a successful run at last week’s Moore League individual championships, with sophomore Vanessa Holden winning the title over teammate Vivian Hall.
If the Bruins get past the Bulldogs in the first round, they could square off with No. 3 seed Los Alamitos (11-3) in the second round. The Griffins are hosting Westridge on Wednesday.
There are a whopping 14 wild card matches in the D3 bracket, and a pair of Long Beach schools will be involved.
Millikan (11-3) was the second place team from the Moore League. Coincidentally, the Rams will host Saugus on Tuesday in a preview of the first-round playoff football came coming up this Friday. If Millikan wins Tuesday’s wild card match they would visit Hacienda Heights Wilson on Wednesday in the first round, also at 2 p.m.
Long Beach Poly (9-7) is traveling to Agoura for its Tuesday wild card match. If the Jackrabbits can win there, they’ll make another trip to San Dimas on Wednesday. That would be a rematch of last season’s Division 4 CIF Championship match, which Poly won 10-8 at the Claremont Club.
The final Moore League representative in the postseason will be CAMS (6-6). The Rebels will visit de Toledo in the wild card round, looking to earn a trip to top-seed California High in round one.