Sportswatch: Sports events worth keeping an eye on week of 3-12-18
By Tim Clinton
West Seattle hosts Bainbridge for a 4 p.m. match Tuesday at Walt Hundley as Ballard entertains Seattle Prep at Interbay, and at 4:30 p.m. Chief Sealth is at home against Rainier Beach at the Southwest Athletic Complex.
West Seattle gets a 4 p.m. visit from Ballard on Friday and Chief Sealth hosts Garfield at 4:30 p.m.
Mount Rainier visits Wilson at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday before hosting Kentridge at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Kennedy Catholic, meanwhile, is at Starfire playing Kent-Meridian at 6 p.m. Friday before hosting Chief Sealth on its campus at 2 p.m. Saturday.
Tyee plays a 5:30 p.m. home match against Kent-Meridian on Monday and Highline hosts Fife immediately thereafter at 7:30 p.m.
Tyee turns around to visit Evergreen at 5:30 p.m. Friday. Evergreen travels to Tenino for 1 p.m. action Saturday.
Seattle Christian hosts Seattle Academy at 3:30 p.m. Monday at Starfire and visits Orting at 7 p.m. Thursday before entertaining Charles Wright at 3:30 p.m. Friday.
Chief Sealth visits Mariner for a 4 p.m. game Monday before hosting Seattle Prep at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and visiting Interlake at 4:45 p.m. Friday.
Ballard drops in on Mount Vernon at 4 p.m. Saturday.
Kennedy Catholic gets a 3:30 p.m. Monday visit from Seattle Prep and visits Skyline at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday before going to the Yakima area to play Davis at 4 p.m. Friday and West Valley at 11 a.m. Saturday.
Mount Rainier travels to Enumclaw for a 7 p.m. game Friday.
Evergreen hosts Foster at 7 p.m. Tuesday before turning around to visit the Bulldogs at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Showalter Middle School.
Tyee entertains Orting at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Evergreen’s campus before visiting Orting at the same time Wednesday.
Highline, meanwhile, goes to Eatonville at 4 p.m. Tuesday and hosts Eatonville at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday before visiting Garfield at 4 p.m. Friday.
Seattle Christian goes to Auburn for 4 p.m. Tuesday action and to Klahowya at the same time Wednesday.
Chief Sealth goes on the road to Mariner for 4 p.m. action Monday with Mount Rainier going to Decatur and Kennedy Catholic to Bellarmine at the same time.
Kennedy hosts Blanchet at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Chelsea and Mount Rainier hosts Auburn at the same time Wednesday. Highline goes to Mount Rainier at the same time Friday as Kennedy travels to Chief Sealth.
Highline is also at home against Sammamish at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, with Tyee entertaining Evergreen at 3:30 p.m. Friday at Valley Ridge.
Seattle Christian visits Klahowya at 4 p.m. Wednesday and hosts Spanaway Lake at the same time Thursday.
Chief Sealth entertains Holy Names for a 3:30 p.m. match Tuesday as West Seattle goes to Garfield and Ballard to Franklin.
Ballard visits Bainbridge at the same time Wednesday and West Seattle travels to Nathan Hale on Thursday. Chief Sealth is at home against Franklin at 3:30 p.m. Friday and Ballard at home against Blanchet at 4 p.m.
Mount Rainier faces Kentwood in a 3:30 p.m. home match Tuesday as Kennedy Catholic travels to Kent-Meridian, then Mount Rainier visits JFK at Steve Cox Memorial in White Center at the same time Thursday.
Foster plays a 4 p.m. home match against Sammamish on Thursday.
Track and field
Kennedy Catholic hosts Decatur for a 3:30 p.m. meet Thursday as Seattle Christian travels to Charles Wright with Bellevue Christian, Cascade Christian and Vashon Island.
Chief Sealth entertains O’Dea as West Seattle travels to Garfield and Ballard to Franklin at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, with Ballard visiting Bainbridge at the same time Wednesday.
Thursday’s schedule has West Seattle at Nathan Hale and Friday’s has Chief Sealth entertaining Franklin and Ballard hosting Blanchet.
Ballard visits Stanwood for 7 p.m. action Saturday.
Ballard entertains Ingraham at 6 p.m. Tuesday and visits Klahowya at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.
Seattle Christian visits Vashon Island for a 3:30 p.m. match Thursday.
Seattle Christian will be at home at Riverbend in Kent playing Vashon Island at 3:30 p.m. Thursday.
Seattle visits Guadalajara for 7 p.m. CONCACAF action Wednesday before returning to regular season play with a 2 p.m. match at Dallas on Sunday that can be seen on JOEtv.
Seattle stays in Arizona for spring training action this week, hosting the Chicago White Sox at 6:40 p.m. Monday in Peoria and visiting Colorado at 1:10 p.m. Tuesday.
The Mariners return to Peoria to play San Francisco at 6:40 p.m. Wednesday, visit Oakland at 7:05 p.m. Thursday and Texas at 1:05 p.m. Friday.
Saturday is split squad action, with one hosting the Los Angeles Angels at 1:10 p.m. and the other visiting Oakland at 1:05 p.m.
Seattle entertains Cleveland at 1:10 p.m. Sunday.
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday’s games can be seen on ROOT Sports cable television along with Saturday’s game against the Angels and Sunday’s against the Indians.
Seattle is in its final week of regular season Western Hockey League action.
The Thunderbirds visit Spokane at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday and Portland at 7 p.m. Friday before coming home to the Showare Center in Kent to face Portland at 6:05 p.m. Saturday.
Seattle finishes with a 5:05 p.m. match at the home of the Tri-City Americans on Sunday.
Washington hosts Illinois State at 6:05 p.m. Monday and Arizona at the same time Friday. The Wildcats will stay for a 2:05 p.m. game Saturday and a 1:05 p.m. game Sunday.
Husky fastpitch softball
Washington entertains Bryant at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Husky Softball Stadium before visiting Arizona State at 5 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday and 2 p.m. Monday.
Husky track and field
The University of Washington goes to Los Angeles for the Trojan Invitational this Friday and Saturday.
Washington State University visits Long Beach State for 6 p.m. action Wednesday before dropping in on UCLA at 6 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.
Husky men’s basketball
Washington enters National Invitational Tournament play Wednesday, playing Boise State at 7 p.m.
Redhawk women’s basketball
Seattle University earned its first ever NCAA tournament berth by winning the Western Athletic Conference tournament championship with a 57-54 victory over CSU Bakersfield on Saturday.
The Redhawks will find out their pairings when the tournament field is announced Monday and will play Friday.