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Sports Highlights: November 23-December 3


Bishop Diego High takes its final step on the road to the Ford CIF-SS Northwest Division football championship game tonight (Friday, Nov. 23) when the Cardinals visit North Torrance. The top-ranked Cardinals (12-0) hope to meet the winner of the other semifinal between No. 2 Nordhoff and Compton Centennial. The division final will be played Saturday, Dec. 1.

In college action this weekend, UCSB concludes its women’s volleyball season with a pair of home matches against Long Beach State and UC Irvine. Westmont College will play in the NAIA Championships at Sioux City, Iowa, next week.

UCSB will host USC’s Women of Troy in a basketball game at the Thunderdome on Tuesday night. The Gaucho women went 1-2 in a tournament at Puerto Vallarta, Mexico this week – defeating Mississippi State while losing to Oregon State and Missouri State.

SCHEDULE OF GAMES

Friday, November 23

College men’s water polo – UCSB at MPSF Championships, USC.

College women’s volleyball – Long Beach State at UCSB, 7 p.m.

High school football – CIF semifinals: Bishop Diego at North Torrance, 7 p.m.

Saturday, November 24

High school cross country – Dos Pueblos at State Championships, Woodward Park, Fresno.

College men’s water polo – UCSB at MPSF Championships, USC.

College men’s basketball – UCSB at Boise State, 1 p.m.

College women’s basketball – CSU San Marcos at Westmont, 3 p.m.

College women’s volleyball – UC Irvine at UCSB, 7 p.m.

Sunday, November 25

College men’s water polo – UCSB at MPSF Championships, USC.

Monday, November 26

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

Tuesday, November 27

College women’s volleyball – NAIA Championships at Sioux City, Iowa: Westmont vs. College of Idaho, 1:15 p.m.

High school boys soccer – Agoura at Santa Barbara, 5 p.m.

College women’s basketball – USC at UCSB, 7 p.m.

High school girls basketball – Oak Park at Bishop Diego, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, November 28

College women’s volleyball – NAIA Championships at Sioux City, Iowa: Westmont vs. St. Francis (Ill.), 1:15 p.m.

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

Thursday, November 29

College women’s volleyball – NAIA Championships at Sioux City, Iowa: Westmont vs. Texas Brownville.

Friday, November 30

High school boys basketball – Oxnard at Santa Barbara, 7 p.m.

College men’s basketball – Westmont at UC Merced, 7 p.m.

College women’s basketball – Westmont at Cal Lutheran, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, December 1

College women’s basketball – St. Mary’s at UCSB, 2 p.m.

High school football – CIF Northwestern Division final.

High school boys basketball – Santa Paula at Santa Barbara, 7 p.m.

College men’s basketball – UCSB at Santa Clara, 7 p.m.

Monday, December 3

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

RUNNING, WALKINGCYCLING

Sunday, November 25 – Red Rock Marathon and 50-Mile Trail Run, Rancho Oso Guest Ranch, 6 a.m. allwedoisrun.com.

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

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