Two high schools serving Monterey Park will battle it out tonight (3/9/16) in the CIF State Division II state girls basketball tournament. Mark Keppel serves most of Monterey Park, while Garfield High School draws students the southern tip of the city that is within the boundaries of the L.A. Unified School District and East Los Angeles..
Tip-off is at 7 p.m. at the Keppel gym.
Keppel Aztecs is 23-8 and hasn't played since a loss to Canyon in the CIF Southern Section Division 2AA semi finals on February 27. However Keppel was awarded an at-large berth to the state playoffs,
Garfield is 24-8 and recently won the l.A. City Section Division I Basketball championship.
Last year the Keppel girls went all the way to the CIF State Division II championship game which they lost.