TOP SPORTING EVENTS: NOVEMBER 19-29
Dos Pueblos High wants to put a stop to Huntington Beach’s spoiler ways in the CIF 1A girls volleyball championships. The top-seeded Chargers will meet the sixth-seeded Oilers in the finals at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Cypress College.
Dos Pueblos (29-2) has recorded four straight sweeps in the playoffs. The Chargers defeated Laguna Beach in the semifinals Tuesday by scores of 25-23, 25-23 and 15-13.
Second-seeded Santa Barbara, the defending CIF champion, saw its hopes for a rematch with Dos Pueblos dashed by Huntington Beach. The Dons went out in four games (25-21, 15-25, 25-21 and 25-19). In the quarterfinals, Huntington Beach ousted third-seeded Marymount in five games. The Oilers are 16-10.
Laguna Blanca (20-1) will face Whittier Christian in the 4AA championship match. The seventh-seeded Owls knocked off second-seeded St. Margaret’s on Tuesday, 25-23, 12-25, 25-23 and 25-18. Whittier Christian (26-2) is the top seed.
The 4AA match is scheduled to start at 4 p.m. Saturday, also at Cypress College. The finals are being played in two separate gyms.
Thursday, November 19
College men’s soccer NCAA tournament, first round: Wofford at UCSB, Harder Stadium, 7 p.m.
Friday, November 20
High school football (8-man) CIF quarterfinals: Cate vs. Windward at Carpinteria High, 7:30 p.m.
College women’s basketball Occidental at Westmont, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 21
Running UCSB Recreational Sports Turkey Trot, 10K run, 5K run/walk, UCSB lagoon lawn, 9:30 a.m. Sign-up information.
High school girls volleyball CIF finals at Cypress College: 1A Dos Pueblos vs. Huntington Beach, Gym II, 4:30 p.m. 4AA Laguna Blanca vs. Whittier Christian, Gym I, 4 p.m.
College women’s basketball Mt. SAC at SBCC, 5 p.m.
College men’s basketball Cal Poly Pomona at Westmont, 7 p.m.
College women’s volleyball Cal State Northridge at UCSB, Thunderdome, 7 p.m.
College men’s soccer Southern Cal Regional playoffs: SBCC at Canyons, 7 p.m.
Sunday, November 22
College men’s soccer NCAA tournament, second round: UCSB-Wofford winner at U. San Diego, 5 p.m.
College women’s basketball Loyola Marymount at UCSB, Thunderdome, 2 p.m.
Monday, November 23
Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon, Harry’s Plaza Cafe, 12 p.m.
College men’s basketball San Francisco at UCSB, Thunderdome, 7 p.m.
Tuesday, November 24
College women’s volleyball San Diego State at UCSB, Thunderdome, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, November 25
College women’s basketball Kentucky at UCSB, Thunderdome, 12 p.m.
Thursday, November 26
Running Run Santa Barbara Thanksgiving Four-Miler, Magnolia Center, 9 a.m. Sign-up information.
Saturday, November 28
College men’s basketball UCSB at Loyola Marymount, 7 p.m.
Sunday, November 29
College women’s basketball UCSB at U. San Diego, 2 p.m.
College men’s soccer NCAA tournament, third round.
Sunday, December 6 Santa Barbara International Marathon, Ellwood School to Leadbetter Beach, 6:30 a.m. Sign-up information.