Two LJ teams advance in CIF playoffs

La Jolla High’s girls soccer team advanced to the CIF regional final and Bishop’s girls basketball team will play for the southern title on Saturday.

The Viking girls edged out Victor Valley Granite Hills 1-0, after a 5-4 penalty kick match-up. They’ll face Harvard Westlake in the title game in Downey at 7 p.m. Saturday. There is no state final in soccer.

The Knights basketball squad will play at 5 p.m. Saturday at Cal State Fullerton after a 48-45 victory over Pacific Hills. The winner there will play the northern winner next week,

But the Bishop’s girls soccer team lost their chance to make the final round with a 2-1 loss to Desert Christian.

Other area teams advancing are Francis park’s girls basketball team, which will play Valley Christian in Downey at 2 on Saturday, and the Cathedral Catholic boys soccer squad which will play at Warren High.