LOMPOC, Calif. -

The Lompoc Braves are in familiar territory, the CIF Playoffs. A home win on Friday against Santa Monica will send the Braves to their fourth straight semifinal appearance.

Lompoc lost last year in the semi's to powerhouse Serra but Lompoc won back-to-back titles in 2010 and 2011. Lompoc has lost only five games since the start of the 2010 season.