2 Oakland basketball teams make history with state championship titles
OAKLAND, Calif. - Two teams from Oakland made history Friday night during the CIF state basketball championship.
Both the Oakland High boys team and the Oakland Tech girls team won first-place titles in their divisions at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento.
For the OHS Wildcats, it was their first championship title.
Led by Coach Orlando Watkins, they beat Buena-Ventura 59-43.
The Oakland Tech Lady Bulldogs had already won Division IV in 2019 and Division III in 2022.
But the Division I state title was missing from their list of accomplishments until last night.
They took the title beating Santiago-Corona 75-52.
"They said we wouldn't make it back and we did!" the Lady Bulldogs tweeted. "Oakland we bringing it back!!!"