Sports Highlights: May 20-27

CIF Baseball and Softball Playoffs Continue

In the second round of the CIF Southern Section/Ford playoffs, Santa Barbara High will host a baseball game and Dos Pueblos a softball game on Tuesday, May 21. Dos Pueblos is also alive in the baseball playoffs and will travel to Cypress.

Santa Barbara will play in the State Regional boys volleyball tournament this week, visiting Eagle Rock in a quarterfinal match Tuesday night. Esperanza is the top-seeded team after defeating the Dons for the Southern Section championship, 3-1 (21-25, 25-20, 25-23, 25-18). The Dons, seeded third, could get another shot at Esperanza if they make it to the regional final.

UCSB wrapped up its home baseball schedule with its fifth consecutive series win over Pacific last weekend. The Gauchos’ slim hopes for a postseason invitation hinge on their Tuesday evening game at eighth-ranked UCLA and their final Big West Conference series at UC Davis.


Monday, May 20


Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table 46th annual Hall of Fame Banquet, Fess Parker’s Doubletree Resort, 5:30 p.m. Inductees: Faha Banks, Danny Beal, David Phreaner, Todd Rogers, Amber Stevens, and Joby Nunez. Reservations:

Tuesday, May 21


Baseball – UCSB at UCLA, 6 p.m.


Baseball – CIF playoffs: La Mirada at Santa Barbara, 3:15 p.m.; Dos Pueblos at Cypress, 3:15 p.m.; Carpinteria at Webb, 3:15 p.m.; Cate at Vistamar, Redondo Beach HS, 3:30 p.m.

Softball – CIF playoffs: Maranatha at Dos Pueblos, 3:15 p.m.

Boys volleyball – State Regional quarterfinals: Santa Barbara at Eagle Rock, 7 p.m.

Thursday, May 23


Baseball – UCSB at UC Davis, 2:30 p.m.


Boys tennis – CIF Individual Sectionals, Cate and Carpinteria.

Softball – CIF quarterfinals

Boys volleyball – State Regional semifinals.

Friday, May 24


Baseball – UCSB at UC Davis, 2:30 p.m.


Baseball – CIF quarterfinals.

Track and field – CIF Masters Meet, Cerritos College, 3:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 25


Baseball – UCSB at UC Davis, 1 p.m.


Boys volleyball – State Regional Final, Santiago Canyon College, 5 p.m.


City Men’s Golf Championship, first round, Santa Barbara Golf Club, 9 a.m.

Sunday, May 26


City Men’s Golf Championship, second round, Santa Barbara Golf Club, 9 a.m.

Monday, May 27


City Men’s Golf Championship, final round, Santa Barbara Golf Club, 9 a.m.


Information for most events:

JUNE: 2 – Platinum Performance State Street Mile, Pedregosa and State Street. 6 – Start of weekly Reef & Run series, East Beach (through August 29). 8 – Vicki’s 3,000 meters, Westmont College. 14 – DRTE 100-Mile Trail Run, Sage Hill Campground. 15 – Santa Barbara Trail Run (10K, 30K, 50K) and DRTE 100 finish, Rancho Oso Guest Ranch.

JULY: 4 – Semana Nautica 15K, San Marcos High. 14 – Chuck’s Beach Run, Leadbetter Beach. (687-4417).

AUGUST: 15 – Westmonster 5K, Westmont College. 18 – McConnell’s Endurance Events, Goleta Beach. 24 – Santa Barbara Triathlon, long course. 25 – Santa Barbara Triathlon, sprint course.

SEPTEMBER: 1 – Pier to Peak Half Marathon, Stearns Wharf to La Cumbre Peak. 15 – Goleta Education Foundation 4-Miler, Lake Los Carneros. 28 – Elings Park Terrain Series 5K. 29 – Carpinteria Triathlon, Carpinteria Beach.


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