CIF approves double-elimination playoffs for softball
Last updated 2/12/2009 at Noon
The CIF San Diego Section’s board of managers approved a double-elimination playoff format for softball.
The January 27 voice vote with no opposition creates the double-elimination playoff structure effective with the spring 2009 season.
“Due to Title IX considerations, my feeling is it’s something I think we need to do,” said CIF commissioner Dennis Ackerman.
Title IX was implemented to provide equal opportunities for men’s and women’s college sports and for boys’ and girls’ high school sports. In 2002, the CIF San Diego Section began a double-elimination playoff for bas...