Sports Update: May 2-10

Rather than being worn down, SBCC’s baseball team was energized by a marathon, 16-inning game Tuesday. The Vaqueros defeated Canyons 6-5 when Mark Jebbia’s single through the left side scored Zach Zehner from second base, ending the Southern California Regional playoff game after almost five hours at Pershing Park. The victory sends SBCC into a best-of-three series against Rio Hondo in Whittier on Saturday.

Westmont College also was successful in its baseball postseason opener, as the sixth-seeded Warriors upset top-seeded Azusa Pacific 12-5 in the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament. The Warriors assured themselves of at least two more games in the double-elimination tournament at Azusa.


Wednesday, May 2

College baseball – Westmont at GSAC Tournament, Azusa Pacific.

High school baseball – Oaks Christian at Carpinteria, 3:30 p.m.

High school boys volleyball – Dunn at Laguna Blanca, 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 3

College baseball – Westmont at GSAC Tournament, Azusa Pacific.

High school swimming – Channel League Finals at Buena, 2 p.m.

High school softball – Buena at Dos Pueblos, 3:30 p.m.; Villanova Prep at Bishop Diego, 3:30 p.m.; Santa Clara at Carpinteria, 3:30 p.m.

Friday, May 4

High school track and field – Channel League Finals at Buena, 2 p.m.; Tri-Valley League Finals at Carpinteria, 3 p.m.

High school baseball – Lompoc at San Marcos, 3:15 p.m.; Santa Paula at Bishop Diego, 3:30 p.m.

College baseball – Westmont at GSAC Tournament, Azusa Pacific; UCSB at UC Irvine, 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 5

College softball – Cal Poly at UCSB (2), 12 p.m.

High school softball – Santa Barbara at Bishop Diego (2), 1 p.m.

College baseball – UCSB at UC Irvine, 1 p.m. Southern California Regionals: SBCC at Rio Hondo, 1 p.m.

Basketball – Santa Monica Jump at Santa Barbara Breakers, San Marcos High, 7:05 p.m.

Sunday, May 6

College softball – Cal Poly at UCSB, 12 p.m.

College baseball – Southern California Regionals: SBCC at Rio Hondo, 11 a.m.; UCSB at UC Irvine, 2 p.m.

Monday, May 7

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

Tuesday, May 8

High school softball – Santa Clara at Bishop Diego, 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 9

High school baseball – San Marcos at Dos Pueblos, 3:15 p.m.; Malibu at Carpinteria, 3:30 p.m.

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

Thursday, May 10

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


Saturday, May 5 – 5K Walk/Run for Mental Wellness, Montecito Lower Manning Park, 8:30 a.m.

Saturday, May 12 – Wine Country Half Marathon, Sagunto Street, Santa Ynez, 7 a.m.

Saturday, May 26 – Lakes of Love 4-Mile Run/Walk for Cancer Research, Stow Grove Park, 9 a.m.


Monday, May 21 – 45th Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table Hall of Fame Banquet, Fess Parker’s Doubletree Resort, 5:30 p.m. Inductees: John Barbieri, Nancy Craig, Mark French, Tony Gilbert, Bob Guillen, John Pate, Dawn Schroeder, Chris Segesman, Janelle Thompson; Bill and Kristi Parish. Reservations:

Saturday-Monday, May 26-28 – 53rd City Golf Championship. Santa Barbara Golf Club.

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