Game of the Week 9/8-9/10
9/8-9/10: High School Water Polo: Santa Barbara Boys Invitational Three hometown teams (Santa Barbara, San Marcos, and Dos Pueblos) will find out how they stack up against some of the best in California and two other state powers — Bellevue of Washington and St. Xavier of Ohio — during this sixth annual tournament. Top seeds are Orange Lutheran and Loyola of the CIF Southern Section, and San Anselmo Drake and Moraga Campolindo of the North Coast Section. There are 24 teams altogether, and they will play 44 games. San Marcos opens against Cerritos at S.B. High, and Dos Pueblos hosts Los Osos, both games at 4 p.m. Thursday. Santa Barbara has a bye until a second-round game at 1 p.m. on Friday. The championship game will take place at 2:25 p.m. on Saturday at SBHS. Thu.: 4-7pm; Fri.: noon-7pm; Sat.: 9am-4:35pm. Santa Barbara High School, 700 E. Anapamu St.; Dos Pueblos High School (Elings Aquatic Ctr.), 7266 Alameda Ave., Goleta. Free. Call 966-9101.