As winter winds down, high school sports begin to heat up when playoff brackets are announced. The pairings for basketball and soccer playoffs are posted on the CIF website, with the teams in La Mesa and Spring Valley appearing in the following games:
BOYS BASKETBALL, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m.
Monte Vista @ Valley Center
Mount Miguel @ Del Norte
Grossmont @ Carlsbad
Escondidio @ Helix
GIRLS SOCCER, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 5:30 p.m.
Grossmont @ Torrey Pines
GIRLS BASKETBALL on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 7 p.m.
Kearny @ Mount Miguel
Castle Park @ Monte Vista
BOYS SOCCER on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 5 p.m.
Monte Vista @ Canyon Crest Academy