Berkeley basketball fans will have more than one reason to cheer Tuesday when teams from two local high schools play in the semi-final round of the NorCal girls basketball regional championships.
No. 12 Berkeley High School (20-11) will face No. 8 Gunn (21-6) in Palo Alto at 7 p.m. in a Division I match. Berkeley defeated McClymonds 54-44 on Saturday to advance. (You can read more about Saturday's game here on insidebayarea.com.)
In the open division, No. 4 St. Mary's-Berkeley (29-4) will play No. 1 Bishop O'Dowd (27-3) at 7 p.m. (The venue was still undecided Sunday.) St. Mary's scored 43 to Sacramento's 31 in Friday's first round to move up.