2016-2017 Trinity League Boy's Championships

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Professor Fate
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2016-2017 Trinity League Boy's Championships

Postby Professor Fate » Fri May 12, 2017 2:26 pm

XC...J Serra
Football...Mater Dei
W. Polo...O Lutheran

Basketball...Mater Dei
Soccer...Servite
Wrestling...S J Bosco

Golf...Servite
LAX...Santa Margarita
Track & Field...Servite
Swimming...Santa Margarita
Tennis...Santa Margarita
Volleyball...Mater Dei
Baseball...S J Bosco

13 Titles

Mater Dei...3
Servite...3
Santa Margarita...3
S J Bosco...2
O Lutheran...1
J Serra...1



insidetrinity
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Re: 2016-2017 Trinity League Boy's Championships

Postby insidetrinity » Fri May 12, 2017 11:15 pm

bosco's turnaround in baseball was super impressive. went 3-12 in league last year

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Re: 2016-2017 Trinity League Boy's Championships

Postby MDDad » Sat May 13, 2017 6:07 am

Professor, I think your list of Trinity League champions may be in violation of Title IX.

cruiser
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Re: 2016-2017 Trinity League Boy's Championships

Postby cruiser » Sat May 13, 2017 10:04 am

Ya, girl championships? Oh wait...

BuckW
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Re: 2016-2017 Trinity League Boy's Championships

Postby BuckW » Sun May 14, 2017 8:20 am

CIF placed Bosco baseball in D2 for the playoffs before the start of the season. So now are they going to follow through with this brilliant decision and have the Trinity League Champion in the D2 playoffs.

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Re: 2016-2017 Trinity League Boy's Championships

Postby Omar Bongo » Sun May 14, 2017 11:33 pm

Leagues are irrelevent in playoff division groupings. Per CIF:

"For your information, we no longer will be using league based playoff groupings. Instead, individual schools will be evaluated and placed into divisions on a yearly basis for the sport of baseball utilizing a formula which includes the following factors: regular season record, strength of schedule and CIF Southern Section playoff performance over a two-year period."

Based on their "competitive-equity formula", J Serra was #1, OLu #4, MD #10, SMCHS #17 and Servite just made the Div. 1 cutoff at #42. SJB was #48, thus D-2.

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Re: 2016-2017 Trinity League Boy's Championships

Postby MDDad » Mon May 15, 2017 7:05 am

The new playoff placement process is a big step in the right direction. However, its most glaring shortcoming is that it ignores the results of the current season. Bosco was placed in D-2 because of what its teams did in 2015 and 2016. It could have fielded the best baseball team in high school history this year, and it still would compete in the D-2 playoffs. That's why I can't understand why the CIF can select the best (current season) boys and girls basketball teams for the sports' top playoff division, but it can't do the same for football or other sports.

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