Irvine Valley's men's soccer team found out on Tuesday that it reached the California Community College Athletic Southern California Regional Playoffs as the No. 9 seed.
The Lasers will take on a familiar foe, facing No. 8 Santa Ana Saturday at 11 a.m. in the opening round. The full bracket can be viewed here
It will be the second straight match-up between the two schools.
Irvine Valley closed out the regular season and Orange Empire Conference play on Nov. 9 with a 1-0 win at Santa Ana.
Santa Ana and the Lasers split their two conference matches this season.
Santa Ana ended the regular season with a record of 9-5-6 overall. The Dons had a record of 6-2-4 in conference to tie with Golden West at the top of the standings.
Irvine Valley heads into the playoffs with a record ofe 9-9-3 overall. The Lasers tied for third in the OEC with Cypress at 5-4-3.
The Lasers were led during the regular season by freshman striker Ivan Lopez, who had a team-leading eight goals, six assists and 22 points.
The winner of Saturday's Santa Ana and Irvine Valley contest will move on to face either No 1 Mt. SAC or No. 16 Cypress next Tuesday in the second round.
Playoff ticket prices are determined by CCCAA and included below:
$12.00 - Adult
$8.00 - Students, faculty, staff, senior citizens 60 years and over, and children less than 12 years of age.