Bishop Amat High of La Puente, ranked No. 1 in the CIF Southern Section 5-A Division with a 25-2 record, heads the list of San Gabriel Valley boys teams that have advanced to the divisional quarterfinals tonight and Friday.
The Lancers, who rolled to a 76-56 win over Bosco Tech in the first round, will face Long Beach Jordan (14-11) at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Lakewood High.
Bishop Amat is led by 6-8 senior center Geoff Lear, who had 15 points and 11 rebounds in the win over Bosco Tech, and 6-0 senior guard Stephon Pace, who scored 16 points. They will face a Jordan team that defeated Verbum Dei, 55-53, in its playoff opener.
Other valley boys teams that have advanced to the quarterfinals are Glendora and Diamond Bar in the 4-A, Alhambra in the 3-A and and Duarte in the 2-A.