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Prep football notebook: Offense dominates Week 1 of playoffs

Who said defense wins championships? Week 1 of the high school football playoffs produced some memorable offensive performances. Aiden Ramos of La Puente Bishop Amat had 303 yards rushing and a school-record seven touchdowns in a 70-49 Southern Section Division 2 win over Murrieta Valley. The Nighthawks received 513 yards passing and four touchdowns from …


Palos Verdes High QB Charlie Beuerlein amped for playoffs

Amped. That’s the best surfing term to describe Palos Verdes High quarterback and part-time surfer Charlie Beuerlein as he prepares to face Whittier La Serna in an opening game of the Southern Section Division 3 playoffs on Friday night at California High. Beuerlein spent nine months recovering from a torn anterior cruciate ligament injury to …


San Pedro, Venice earn top billing for City football playoffs

Parity has come to the City Section Open Division football playoffs, with an eight-team playoff bracket released Saturday that features all teams capable of coming away victorious unlike the days when Harbor City Narbonne was the overwhelming favorite no matter what opponent was in the way. Unbeaten San Pedro (10-0) received the No. 1 seed, …


High school boys’ water polo: City playoffs

BOYS’ WATER POLO CITY First round, Monday, 3 p.m. #16 Marquez at #1 Palisades #9 Eagle Rock at #8 Van Nuys #12 Venice at #5 El Camino Real #13 Los Angeles Kennedy at #4 San Pedro #14 North Valley Military at #3 Cleveland #11 Granada Hills Kennedy at #6 Granada Hills #10 Santee at #7 …