Valley teams advance in State

Two Valley high school basketball teams have advanced to regional championship games in the state playoffs.

The Clovis West girls team, ranked number one in the nation, routed Bishop's of La Jolla Tuesday night, 73-31.

It was so one-sided that they finished the game with a running clock.

The Golden Eagles, now 32-2, will face Long Beach Poly in the CIF State Open Division Regional Championship game Saturday at Long Beach State.

The Immanuel boys team also has a date in Long Beach Saturday. Thanks to a 60-59 win over number one seed Burbank Tuesday night, the Eagles advance to the Division IV regional final against Helix.

In girls Division IV, Sierra Pacific was eliminated with a 57-45 loss to Village Christian.