The district court found "persuasive the [portion of the] dissenting opinion of Judge Sotomayor" stating that, by including the phrase "beyond a marine league
," Congress intended to avoid confusion and make clear that DOHSA only applied outside state territorial boundaries.
2 Washington Prep of Los Angeles (20-10), the Marine League
2085 was endorsed by the MLA and ABA (91) and was the result of a compromise by which a federal wrongful death action was enacted for the high seas beyond a marine league
from shore (92) but the remedy for wrongful death in state territorial waters was left to state statutes.
Banning will take on Marine League
rival San Pedro, a 4-1 winner against Granada Hills.
The 15-time City champion Pirates will face Marine League
rival Banning of Wilmington - a 2-0 winner over Chatsworth - for the fourth time this year in a rematch of the 2006 City final.
Despite the graduation of Petty, Perelini Koria (Arizona) and Korin Cuico (UNLV), and a 1-0 Marine League
loss April 16 against Carson, San Pedro is again the favorite to win the title.
San Pedro appeared in position to win the Marine League
and secure the top seed, but a 1-0 loss Friday toCarson forced a three-way tie for first with Banning of Wilmington.
As far as San Pedro, it is still the favorite to get back to the final but will have to battle Marine League
rivals Banning of Wilmington and Carson.
That wasn't the end of the confusion in the girls' basketball playoffs, as Banning of Wilmington, despite posting a 6-6 Marine League
record, was seeded higher than Narbonne of Harbor City, which finished 8-4.
2 Narbonne of Harbor City, the Marine League
champion; and No.
Sula, who rushed for 193 yards and scored the lone, decisive touchdown in Carson's 6-0victory over Dorsey in last week's semifinal, is being recruited by Pac-10 and Big West schools, and was a unanimous MVP of the Marine League
San Pedro recorded a 21-14 Marine League