Local squads hit the road for playoffs

Prep Boys Basketball
By: Journal Sports Staff
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The Placer High boys will return to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs on Wednesday, visiting Sierra of Manteca for a first-round game. The Hillmen earned the No. 15 seed after finishing the regular season 16-10 overall. Sierra is the No. 2 seed. The Del Oro boys landed the No. 10 seed in Division II despite winning the Sierra Foothill League. The Golden Eagles will play on the road Wednesday at No. 7 Lodi. In Division IV, Bear River is No. 13 and will make the long trip to No. 4 Sonora for a first-round playoff game. Forest Lake Christian claimed the 12th and final seed in the Division V bracket. The Falcons will face No. 5 Elliot Christian at Tokay High School on Wednesday. All first and second-round playoff games will begin at 7 p.m.