Wildcats will have a bye in the first round

After concluding the league championship last week, the Taft varsity boys tennis team will kick off the CIF-CS Division IV playoffs next Tuesday with the No.1 seed.

Taft, which got a bye in the first round, will face the winner of the No.8 Central Valley Christian-No.9 Yosemite match, which takes place Tuesday, in the quarterfinal round. If Taft wins, they will face the winner of the No.5 Kernman-No.4 Madera South match in the semi final round.

The Wildcats are not the only South Sequoia League team in the Division IV playoffs. On the other side of the bracket, No.6 Wasco will travel to face No.3 Chowchilla. Both teams had byes in the first round.