Announcing the ICF Spring Sports Playoff Divisions

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The CIF Southern Section has released their playoff division setup for the spring 2022 season. The CIF has not released the divisions for boys’ golf.
The Burbank High baseball team have been placed in Division 4, a division that looks a lot tougher than you might expect.
Division 4 includes 53 schools and traditionally strong programs like Valencia of Santa Clarita, Newbury Park, Long Beach Wilson and two Mission League teams at Loyola and St. Francis highs.
The Burroughs baseball team was placed in Division 5 and the Bears actually scored the highest in the division based on the mathematical formula that was used to determine the team placement. There are 59 teams nominated for Division 5.

In softball, the tops of Burroughs and Burbank were placed in Division 4. It is also a difficult division as programs like Thousand Oaks, Foothill of Santa Ana and Alemany are possible opponents for the playoffs.

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In men’s volleyball, Burroughs was placed in the Divisions 1 and 2 combined squad. This means the Bears could face the nation’s toughest teams in the playoffs like Mira Costa of Manhattan Beach, Newport Harbor, Corona del Mar or Loyola. .
Burbank High men’s volleyball will be in Division 3, which also has tough teams like Palos Verdes and Mission Viejo.

In men’s tennis, Burbank will be one of 36 schools competing for 29 playoff spots in Division 2. Burroughs will compete in Division 3, which will have 60 schools competing for 32 playoff spots.

Burbank and Burroughs will both compete in Division 1 in track and field, which is determined by school enrollment numbers, as schools with 2,341 students or the equivalent for single sex schools are in Division 1.

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In the boys’ swim, Burbank and Burroughs will both compete in Division 3. The Burbank and Burroughs Girls swim teams will compete in Division 4.