THERMAL — Senior midfielder Abarham Cortez scored in the 84th minute off a throw-in from Christian Monroy to lead the Estancia High boys' soccer team to a 1-0 win at Desert Mirage in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Division 5 playoffs. Thursday.
Goalie Enrique Valle made five saves for the Eagles (14-5-5), who took 10 shots on goal.
Estancia will play host to Granite Hills in the second round Tuesday. Eagles Coach Robert Castellano said he will try to schedule the game for 5 p.m., but will receive confirmation Friday.
Granite Hills (13-6-3), the Desert Sky League champion, won at home against Paso Robles, 4-3, on penalty kicks, after a 1-1 tie, on Thursday.
Sage Hill 4, Heritage Christian 0
Anthony Gil, Juan Rodriguez, Nikolai Sadeghi and Kavi Sakraney scored for the Lightning in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Division 6 playoffs Thursday at Sage Hill.
Sadeghi also had two assists for Sage Hill (15-1-2).
Will Burns stood out on defense for the Lightning, while Adam Ellingson delivered a strong effort in the shutout.
Sage Hill will play against Pasadena Poly in the second round Tuesday. The home team will be determined by a coin flip.
Pasadena Poly won at home, 3-1, against Linfield Chrsitian in the first round Thursday.
Santa Barbara 1, Newport Harbor 0
The Sailors ended their season at 8-9-4 after falling to the Dons in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Division 1 playoffs Thursday.
Santa Barbara (19-5-1), the Channel League champion, scored on an own goal off a corner kick in the 83rd minute.
Goalie Victor Negrete made six saves for Newport Harbor.
Estancia 55, Indio 49