FOUR & MORE: Best CIF-SS Playoff Games
PREP FOOTBALL 2016
BEST INLAND AREA 1ST ROUND PLAYOFF GAMES
1. Temecula Great Oak at Redlands East Valley — Wolfpack (5-5 overall) and QB McGwire Bustamante go on the road to No. 6-ranked Wildcats (8-2) in a CIF-Southern Section Division 2 matchup. But one of the area’s best, Armando Herrera, will under center for REV, which won a CIF-State title just two years ago.
2. Hesperia Oak Hills at MoVal Rancho Verde — Bulldogs (8-2) back into the playoffs after Week 10 loss to league rival, now staring at quick exit from D3 playoffs vs. powerful Mustangs (8-2) and rocket-armed QB E.J. Stewart.
3. Perris Citrus Hill at Norco — Hawks (7-3) will have their defensive mettle tested in early D2 matchup against the always dangerous Cougars (6-4) and all their offensive playmakers.
4. Riverside King at Menifee Paloma Valley — Wolves (3-7) in the playoffs for the first time this decade, must defend pass-heavy Wildcats (9-1) in D5 opener.
Ontario Colony at Palm Springs — Titans (7-3) may not be ready for desert, Indians (7-3) in D4.
Grand Terrace at Riverside North — Titans (8-2) take on recently docked Huskies (4-6) in D10.
Redlands at La Quinta — Terriers (5-5) honored to be in D5 playoffs vs. Blackhawks (7-3).
San Jacinto at Eastvale Roosevelt — Tigers (9-1) should be tamed by Mustangs (8-2) in D5.
D4 – Glendora at Covina Charter Oak
D7 – Pomona Diamond Ranch at Riverside Norte Vista
D8 – Moreno Valley at Chino Don Lugo
D9 – Ridgecrest Burroughs at Riverside Notre Dame
D9 – Perris at Victorville Silverado
D11 – Fontana Jurupa Hills at Twentynine Palms
D12 – Riverside Hillcrest at Big Bear
D12 – Yermo Silver Valley at Calvary Murrieta