For the first time in La Quinta High School history, the baseball team is playing in a CIF-SS championship game.
After going 9-3 in league play, the Blackhawks secured a playoff spot and soared through the postseason.
As the No. 8 ranked team in division 4 CIF-SS ball, La Quinta traveled to Windward Tuesday for semifinal action and won 5-2 to advance to the championship game.
The Blackhawks will face No. 3 Monrovia Friday or Saturday at Cal State Fullerton or UC Riverside. First pitch TBD.