Championships – Spencer suffers a devastating setback and gets strength from an unlikely source. Billy, while focused on the championship game, realizes that he has to face some tough truths in order to get his family back.
Best Kept Secret – Spencer learns the real reason his father left when he was growing up and is devastated by the truth. Billy must deal with the repercussions of decisions he made in the past, while Coop tries to stop a plan she set in motion, with tragic consequences.
Regulate – Spencer wants no part of his father’s return and Billy confronts him about their tumultuous past. Meanwhile, Layla forces Asher to re-evaluate his life.
Legacy – With playoffs and mid-terms looming, Spencer makes a few shocking discoveries about his father. Coop desperately wants to bring down her enemies, while Jordan makes a connection with his grandfather.
Back in the Day – Spencer tries not to repeat the mistakes of his past with his relationship with Layla and Olivia struggles with her sobriety. Billy reveals to Laura something he did to protect his family, while Coop has conflicted emotions about reuniting with her father.
All Eyez on Me – At a college recruiting event, Spencer’s former teammates from Crenshaw show up, which causes Spencer to lose focus. Olivia comes to Asher’s aid, while Jordan struggles with the opportunities that comes with being Billy Baker’s son.
m.A.A.d. city – As Coop gets more involved in gang life, her relationship with Patience is tested, while Spencer is determined to find a way to help his community stop the violence that keeps occurring. Jordan is developing a relationship with his grandfather, which brings up family issues for Billy.
Keep Ya Head Up – Spencer should be on top of the world—his football team is headed to the playoffs and he can finally be with Layla—but he can’t shake a major tragedy that occurred causing him to question everything. Meanwhile, Coop learns some disturbing information about a friend and Jordan is worried about the results of a drug test that could end his football career for good.
Homecoming – Beverly has their big Homecoming game and the pressure is on. Post-dance, Spencer is feeling the weight of the effects of his arrival at Beverly—as well as his departure from Crenshaw—and tries to set things right. Meanwhile, Billy tries to bring together his team for a win that will send them to the district playoffs for the first time since he became head coach. But Billy discovers that doing what’s right and winning aren’t always the same thing.
California Love – At an explosive homecoming dance, friendships in both Crenshaw and Beverly are put to the test when decisions made by Spencer trigger an avalanche that drastically changes the course of several lives. Meanwhile, Billy finds himself forced to spend some quality time with Grace and defend his decision to marry outside of the culture. Meanwhile, Coop realizes that getting Shawn out of gang life may come at a steep price for her.