Season’s biggest winner may have been new CIF-SS football playoff format

Arroyo head coach Jim Singiser speaks as Arroyo celebrates the 2016 CIF Division 12 Championship football team with a pep rally in the gym at Arroyo High School in El Monte, Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 08, 2016. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)
Arroyo head coach Jim Singiser speaks as Arroyo celebrates the 2016 CIF Division 12 Championship football team with a pep rally in the gym at Arroyo High School in El Monte, Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 08, 2016. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

By Aram Tolegian

Here’s something you don’t hear very often: the CIF Southern Section got it right.

The first full set of results as it pertains to the new divisional grouping format for football are in and one doesn’t need to wait for all the data to be crunched to determine it was a rousing success…READ MORE