Wild card games were played Tuesday and most first round contests are set for today (Thursday).
In Division 1 softball, Empire League champion Pacifica will host El Modena, the third place team from the Century League today.
In Division 4. Rancho Alamitos, champs of the Garden Grove League, will host the winner of Tuesday’s wild card game, won by Ocean View 15-0.
Garden Grove, which was second in the GGL, will travel to play Temple City, champions of the Rio Hondo League.
Three other local teams started with wild card games Tuesday, Los Amigos hosted Coachella Valley and won 5-4. La Quinta visited Whittier Christian and lost 10-0.
Westminster visited Valley Christian and lost 8-0
In Division 2 baseball, defending CIF champion Pacifica began Tuesday with a road game against San Juan Hills and lost 3-2, eliminating any chance of back-to-back titles.
Division 3 action today has Westminster at Paramount. Santiago visited Bishop Amat Wednesday, with results too late for our deadline. Garden Grove, the GGL titlist, will host the winner of the wild card game between Warren and Cathedral City, the latter winning 5-0 to advance.
In wild card play Tuesday, Rancho Alamitos hosted St. Paul; the result was not available at our deadline.
Second round play for both baseball and softball will be Tuesday, May 21.