A big storm that was forecast for the area delivered as advertised Friday, and several scheduled playoff games were re-set for Saturday.
Santa Maria Joint Unified High School District spokesman Kenny Klein sent an email to the Times saying the district had postponed all travel and after-school activities that had been scheduled for Friday.
Meanwhile, the Cabrillo boys basketball team, en route to its scheduled playoff game at Lancaster Paraclete Friday, turned back. The game, a CIF Southern Section Division 3A second-rounder, was re-scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday night at Paraclete.
The Arroyo Grande-Santa Maria and Pioneer Valley-Oxnard Hueneme boys soccer playoff games, originally set for Friday, will both go on Saturday. Arroyo Grande will play at Santa Maria at 3 p.m. Pioneer Valley will play Hueneme at 5 p.m. at Ventura College. Cabrillo's boys soccer team will host Newhall Hart at Pioneer Valley at 3 p.m.
Both the Santa Maria and Pioneer Valley games are Division 2 first-rounders. The Cabrillo game is Division 3.
Santa Maria's boys basketball team arrived in Riverside Thursday to play Riverside Notre Dame in a second-round playoff game, so that one went on as scheduled Friday night.
The Lompoc boys soccer team's first-round Division 4 game at Culver City was re-scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday. The Santa Ynez boys basketball team's second-round Division 4A home game against San Juan Capistrano St. Margaret's was re-set for 6 p.m. Saturday.
The Hancock College softball team's non-conference game against College of the Canyons, originally scheduled for Friday, was re-scheduled for March 30.
The Dunn boys soccer team did play its first-round Division 6 game against Garden Grove Rancho Alamitos Friday. The game was moved from Dunn's natural grass site to the Santa Ynez turf.
Dunn won 3-2. No details were available.
Righetti girls water polo team will host Harvard-Westlake at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Rob Knight Pool. But that's not the only game at Righetti on Saturday. Santa Ynez hosts Estancia in a Division 7 quarterfinal at 12:30 p.m.
Righetti's girls basketball team will play Torrance in the second round of the CIF Division 2A playoffs as scheduled at 7 p.m. Saturday night. Cabrillo is set to host Ayala in another Division 2A second-round game.