Sports Highlights: Dec. 6-18

UPDATE – Friday, December 14: Westmont College hosts a pair of basketball games today. UCSB’s men return to action at the Thunderdome on Saturday night against San Diego Christian. In their last outing before final exams, the Gauchos were blitzed by 17th-ranked San Diego State in the first half but finished strong in an 84-70 defeat.

In high school basketball, Carpinteria’s Jim Bashore Cage Classic begins four days of competition today. Area teams competing include Bishop Diego, San Marcos, Carpinteria and Santa Barbara, which will host its opening game.


Friday, December 14

High school boys basketball – Jim Bashore Cage Classic at Carpinteria: Bishop Diego vs. Nordhoff, 2 p.m.; San Marcos vs. Carpinteria, 8 p.m.; Nipomo at Santa Barbara, 7 p.m.

High school girls water polo – Edison at Santa Barbara, 3 p.m.; Hueneme at Carpinteria, 3:15 p.m.

High school boys soccer – Arroyo Grande at San Marcos, 3:15 p.m.

College women’s basketball – William Jessup at Westmont, 5:30 p.m.

College men’s basketball – Bethesda at Westmont, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, December 15

High school boys basketball – Jim Bashore Cage Classic at Carpinteria, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

High school girls water polo – Los Alamitos at Santa Barbara, 12 p.m.; Edison at Dos Pueblos, 12 p.m.

College women’s basketball – UCSB at Washington, 1 p.m.

High school boys soccer – Besant Hill at Laguna Blanca, 2 p.m.

High school girls basketball – Carpinteria at Cate, 4:30 p.m.

College men’s basketball – San Diego Christian at UCSB, 7 p.m.

Monday, December 17

High school boys basketball – Jim Bashore Cage Classic at Carpinteria, 10 a.m.-7 p.m..

High school boys soccer – Carpinteria at Dos Pueblos, 3:15 p.m.; Bishop Diego at Laguna Blanca, 3:15 p.m.

High school girls soccer – Laguna Blanca at Bishop Diego, 3:15 p.m.

Tuesday, December 18

High school boys basketball – Jim Bashore Cage Classic at Carpinteria, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Consolation, 4 p.m.; Third Place, 5:30 p.m.; Championship, 7 p.m.

College women’s basketball – UCSB at BYU, 1 p.m.

College men’s basketball – Westmont vs. John Brown (Ark.) at CSU San Marcos, 7 p.m.; UCSB at California, 8 p.m.


Tuesday, January 1 – Resolution Day 10K/5K Run, Leadbetter Beach, 8:30 a.m.

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