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Week in Sports: March 1-13

Gaucho Women Win at UC Davis


TOP SPORTING EVENTS: MARCH 1-13

UPDATE: Westmont College will host Azusa Pacific in the GSAC Tournament women’s basketball championship game on Monday night, March 5. Westmont crushed Biola 84-56 in the semifinals. Azusa Pacific, the defending NAIA national champion, is one of three teams to defeat the Warrior women (28-3) this season. Both teams will advance to the 2012 NAIA Championships at Frankfort, Kentucky.

UCSB defeated UC Davis in women’s basketball for the first time in three years Saturday, 60-56, and finished sixth in the Big West regular season. The Gauchos will open the Big West Tournament at third-seeded UC Irvine on Tuesday.

Cate School defeated University Prep 4-1 in the CIF Southern Section Division 7 soccer final. The Rams (19-1-1) are top-seeded in the Division 3 Southern California Regionals and Will face Fulton of Van Nuys in the first round Monday at San Marcos High.

Providence Hall’s girls basketball team will travel to Visalia on Wednesday to face Central Valley Christian in the State Regionals. The Lions lost a heartbreaker to Orangewood Academy, 34-31, in the Southern Section Division 6 final.

SCHEDULE OF GAMES

Monday, March 5

Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon, Harry’s Plaza Café, 12 p.m.

High school boys soccer – Southern California Division 3 Regional, first round: Cate vs. Fulton (Van Nuys) at San Marcos High, 4 p.m.

College women’s basketball – GSAC Tournament final: Azusa Pacific at Westmont, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 6

College baseball – Cal State Bakersfield at UCSB, 2 p.m.; Moorpark at SBCC, 2 p.m.

High school baseball – San Luis Obispo at Santa Barbara, 3:15 p.m.

High school boys volleyball – Santa Ynez at San Marcos, 6 p.m.

College women’s basketball – Big West Tournament, first round: UCSB at UC Irvine, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, March 7

High school baseball – Orcutt Academy at Bishop Diego, 3:30 p.m.

High school softball – Santa Barbara at Carpinteria, 3:30 p.m.; Fillmore at San Marcos, 3:30 p.m.

High school boys soccer – Southern California Regional semifinals: Cate vs. Santa Monica Crossroads at San Marcos High, 4 p.m..

High school boys volleyball – Oxnard at Dos Pueblos, 6 p.m.

High school girls basketball—State Regional playoffs, first round: Providence Hall at Central Valley Christian, 6 p.m.

College men’s volleyball – UC Irvine at UCSB, Robertson Gym, 7 p.m.

Thursday, March 8

College basketball – Big West Tournament at Anaheim Honda Center, men’s first round: UCSB vs. Pacific, 12 p.m.

College baseball – Point Loma Nazarene at Westmont, 2 p.m.; Moorpark at SBCC, 2 p.m.

High school track and field – Santa Barbara at Dos Pueblos, 2:45 p.m.

High school baseball – St. Joseph at Santa Barbara, 3:15 p.m.

High school softball – Cabrillo at Dos Pueblos, 3:30 p.m.; Grace Brethren at Bishop Diego, 3:30 p.m.

High school boys volleyball – Channel Islands at Laguna Blanca, 5 p.m.; Arcadia at San Marcos, 6 p.m.

Friday, March 9

College baseball – Point Loma Nazarene at Westmont, 2 p.m.

College softball – Long Beach City at SBCC, 2:30 p.m.

High school swimming – San Marcos at Dos Pueblos, 2:30 p.m.

High school softball – Dos Pueblos at San Marcos, 3:30 p.m.

College men’s volleyball – L.A. Pierce at SBCC, 6 p.m.; UC San Diego at UCSB, Robertson Gym, 7 p.m.

College basketball – Big West Tournament at Anaheim Honda Center.

Saturday, March 10

High school baseball – Burbank Burroughs at Dos Pueblos (2), 11 a.m.

College baseball – Ventura at SBCC, 1 p.m.

College basketball – Big West Tournament at Anaheim Honda Center.

Monday, March 12

Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon, Harry’s Plaza Café, 12 p.m.

Tuesday, March 13

College baseball – Fresno State at UCSB, 3 p.m.

High school baseball – Ventura at San Marcos, 3:15 p.m.

High school softball – Righetti at Dos Pueblos, 3:30 p.m.

High school boys volleyball – Rio Mesa at San Marcos, 6 p.m.

RUNNING, WALKINGCYCLING

Saturday, March 10 – Solvang Century, 100- and 50-mile rides, Hotel Corque, 400 Alisal Road, 6:30 a.m. bikescor.com

Saturday, March 17 – Barbara Ireland 10-Mile Walk/Run for the Cure of Breast Cancer, Chase Palm Park Pavilion, 8:30 a.m. ccsb.org.

Saturday, March 31 – Firestone Walker Avenue of the Flags Criterium bike races, downtown Buellton, 7 a.m. (Professional races at 3 p.m.) ridesb.com.

Saturday, April 7 – Are You Tough Enough? 100K Relay, Toro Canyon to Nojoqui Falls, 7 a.m. areyoutoughenough.com.

Saturday, April 14 – Chardonnay 10 Miler/5K, Loma Alta and Shoreline Drive, 8 a.m. sbactionpro.com.

Saturday, April 28 – Gaucho Gallop, 10K/5K, UCSB Harder Stadium, 8:15 a.m. ucsbruns.com.

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