Dos Pueblos High will vie for a sweep of its city football rivals tonight (Fri., Oct. 18) when it hosts the San Marcos Royals at Scott O’Leary Stadium. The Chargers got off to a fast start at Santa Barbara last week and defeated the Dons, 28-12. San Marcos lost its Channel League opener to Ventura, only its second loss in seven games. Dos Pueblos is 3-4 but can stay on top of the league standings with a win tonight. Santa Barbara hosts Buena in the other league game.
Orange County water polo powers Servite and Esperanza will be playing at Santa Barbara and Dos Pueblos today and Saturday.
UCSB women’s volleyball and soccer; Westmont soccer; and UCSB men’s water polo are other attractions on tap this weekend.
Friday, 10/18: Women’s volleyball – Cal State Northridge at UCSB, 7 pm. Women’s soccer – UC Riverside at UCSB, 7 pm.
Saturday, 10/19: Women’s soccer – Arizona Christian at Westmont, 12 pm. Men’s soccer – Arizona Christian at Westmont, 2:30 pm. Women’s volleyball – CSU San Marcos at Westmont, 5 p.m.; UC Davis at UCSB, 7 pm. Football – SBCC at Antelope Valley, 7 pm.
Sunday, 10/20: Men’s water polo – California at UCSB, 12 pm.
Tuesday, 10/22: Men’s soccer – Sacramento State at UCSB, 7 pm; Canyons at SBCC, 7:30 pm.
Wednesday, 10/23: Women’s volleyball – Ventura at SBCC, 6 pm.
HIGH SCHOOL HIGHLIGHTS
Friday, 10/18: Boys water polo – Servite at Santa Barbara, 3 pm. Football – San Marcos at Dos Pueblos, 7 pm; Buena at Santa Barbara, 7 pm; Morro Bay at Santa Ynez, 7 pm; Bishop Diego at Santa Paula, 7:30 pm.
Saturday, 10/19: Boys water polo – Servite at Dos Pueblos, 9 am; Esperanza at Santa Barbara, 11:30 am; Esperanza at Dos Pueblos, 2 pm. Girls tennis – Corona Del Mar at Santa Barbara, 10 am. Football – Ojai Valley at Laguna Blanca, 2 pm; Cate at Dunn, 2 pm.
Wednesday, 10/23: Girls volleyball – Providence at Cate, 4 pm.
Thursday, 10/24: Girls tennis – Nordhoff at Carpinteria, 2:30 pm.
RUNNING, WALKING, CYCLING
Information for most events: sbrunning.org.
OCTOBER: 19 – Santa Barbara Century bicycle ride (100 miles, 100K, 34 miles), Leadbetter Beach. santabarbaracentury.org. 20 – Fall Cross County Classic, 5 miles, Lake Los Carneros. 23 – Elings Park Terrain Series 5K (every Wednesday through Oct. 30). elingspark.org.
NOVEMBER: 9 – Santa Barbara International Marathon and Half Marathon, Dos Pueblos High/Page Youth Center to SBCC. 23 – UCSB Recreational Sports 10K/5K Turkey Trot. 24 – Santa Barbara Red Rock 50 Mile and Marathon Trail Run, Rancho Oso Guest Ranch. 28 – Run Santa Barbara Thanksgiving 4-Miler.