Here are five things to keep an eye on this weekend:
No. 5—High School Football State Playoffs
Most of the people in this part of the world have lost interest in it. But it’s still worth mentioning as the Northern and Southern California champion will be decided this weekend.
Each half of the state has five games with the winners meeting in the State Championship Game in Carson the weekend of December 20th and 21st.
Here is the Northern California Games.
Folsom (14-0, 5-0) vs. De La Salle (13-0) at Diablo Valley College
Saturday, Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m
Del Oro (12-2, 5-0) vs. Serra, San Mateo (11-2, 6-0) at San Jose City College
Friday, Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Manteca (13-1, 7-0) vs. Enterprise (12-0, 6-0) at Lincoln HS (Stockton)
Saturday, Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Sacred Heart Prep (12-1, 4-1) vs. El Cerrito (12-2, 6-0) at De Anza HS (Richmond) – Saturday, Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m..
McClymonds (10-2, 5-0) vs. Central Catholic (13-1, 6-0) at Lincoln HS (Stockton) Friday, Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m.
No. 4—Ukiah hosts Girls Tournament
This is mostly a local tournament that has seven teams. Five of the seven teams are from Sonoma County and has made headlines come NCS playoff time in past years. The other two teams are the host Ukiah and Livermore.
4:30—Cloverdale vs. Montgomery
6 pm—Analy vs. Maria Carrillo
7:30—Petaluma vs. Livermore
Ukiah has a first round bye and will meet the Petaluma-Livermore winner in the round two on Friday.
No. 3—JC Women Get Into the Tournament Action
The Annual SRJC Caren Franci Tournament begins on Friday and includes San Francisco who is the No. 1 team in the state.
2 pm—San Joaquin Delta vs.Mendocino
4pm—Ohlone vs. Redwoods
6 pm—FeatherRiver vs. San Francisco
8 pm—Southernwest Oregon vs.SRJC
No. 2—65th Annual REIBT Tournament in Healdsburg
This tournament started on Wednesday and runs through Saturday
Middletown 56 Novato 52
Rancho Cotate 49 Clear Lake 43
Willits vs. McKinleyville (Thurs)
Fort Bragg vs. Healdsburg (Thurs)
Willits 54 Maria Carrillo 37
John Swett 53 Healdsburg 45
Lower Lake vs. Ferndale (Thur)
Ukiah vs. Rincon Valley Christian (Thur)
The original schedule was wrong. This one is right.
No. 1—49TH ROSE CITY TOURNAMENT AT CARDINAL NEWMAN
Four Sonoma County teams meet out of area teams in the first round
Rancho Cotate vs. Justin Siena…3:30
Santa Rosa vs. St. Mary’s (Berkeley)…5 pm
El Molino vs. Redwood…6:30
Cardinal Newman vs. San Marin…8 pm
There are other things going off this weekend that we will keep an eye on.
What will get in the daily top five as the weekend moves on?
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