Sportswatch: Sports events worth keeping an eye on

By Tim Clinton
SPORTS EDITOR

High schools
Baseball
Chief Sealth hosts Lakeside for a 4 p.m. game Wednesday as West Seattle entertains Highline at Hiawatha, then Chief Sealth goes to Ballard at the same time Friday.
The Seahawks turn around to host Blanchet at 4 p.m. Monday and West Seattle travels to Eastside Catholic at 7 p.m. that day.
Mount Rainier, meanwhile, entertains Tahoma at 4 p.m. Wednesday as Kennedy Catholic travels to Kentridge.
JFK hosts Kentridge at the same time Thursday and Mount Rainier goes to Tahoma for a 6 p.m. game.
Foster goes to Lindbergh for 4 p.m. action Friday before hosting Rainier Beach at 12 p.m. Saturday and Franklin Pierce at 4 p.m. Monday. The Bulldogs visit Fife at 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Tyee goes to Renton for 4 p.m. action Friday as Highline travels to Clover Park, then Highline is at home against Steilacoom at 3:30 p.m. Monday with Tyee going to Eatonville at 4 p.m.
Tuesday's schedule has Tyee at home against River Ridge at 3:30 p.m. and Highline at Renton at 4 p.m.
Seattle Christian pays a visit to Cascade Christian at 4 p.m. Wednesday and hosts Bellevue Christian at the same time Friday.
Seattle Lutheran entertains Tacoma Baptist at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Southwest Athletic Complex.

Fastpitch softball
Mount Rainier travels to Kent-Meridian for a 4 p.m. game Thursday and Kennedy goes to Tahoma at 6 p.m. before visiting Bellarmine at 4 p.m. Friday.
The Rams entertain the Lancers at 4 p.m. Tuesday.
West Seattle goes to Holy Names at 4 p.m. Wednesday before hosting Eastside Catholic at the same time Monday as Chief Sealth travels to Ingraham.
Lindbergh drops in on Evergreen at 4 p.m. Thursday as Foster travels to Foss and Monday Foster is at Lindbergh and Evergreen at Franklin Pierce. Foster hosts Franklin Pierce on Tuesday as Evergreen travels to Fife.
Tyee gets a 3:30 p.m. visit from Steilacoom on Thursday and Highline hosts River Ridge for a 3 p.m. game Friday.
Monday's schedule has Tyee at Renton and Highline at Clover Park starting at 4 p.m.
Highline hosts Steilacoom at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday and Tyee travels to Eatonville at 4 p.m.
Seattle Christian gets a 4 p.m. visit from Franklin Pierce on Friday.

Boys soccer
Kennedy Catholic hosts Kentlake for a 6 p.m. match Friday and Mount Rainier goes to Kent-Meridian for 7:30 p.m. action.
The Rams entertain Kentwood at 5:30 p.m. Monday and Kennedy goes to Tahoma at 7:30 p.m. that day.
West Seattle pays a 3:30 p.m. visit to O'Dea Thursday and Chief Sealth visits Garfield at 4 p.m. Friday, then Monday at 4 p.m. West Seattle hosts Cleveland at Walt Hundley and Chief Sealth entertains Nathan Hale at the Southwest Athletic Complex.
Evergreen gets a 7:30 p.m. visit from Foss at Highline Memorial this Wednesday and visits Lindbergh at 5:30 p.m. Friday when Foster goes to Foss at 7 p.m.
Foster entertains Lindbergh at 7 p.m. Monday and Evergreen hosts Franklin Pierce at 7:30 p.m.
Tyee takes on Steilacoom in a 7:30 p.m. Friday home match and Highline visits River Ridge at 7 p.m., then Highline visits Clover Park at 7 p.m. Monday with Tyee going to Renton for 7:30 p.m. action.
Seattle Christian plays host to Cedar Park Christian at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday and visits Cascade Christian at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Pros
Mariners
Seattle wraps up its spring training stay in Arizona this week before opening the regular season with 5:10 p.m. games in Houston this coming Monday and Tuesday.
Meanwhile, the Mariners entertain the Los Angeles Dodgers at 1:10 p.m. Wednesday in Peoria, Ariz. before getting a visit from the Colorado Rockies at 6:40 p.m. Friday. Seattle visits the Rockies at 12:10 p.m. Saturday.
All of the games can be seen on ROOT Sports Northwest cable television.

Sounders
Seattle will be at home at CenturyLink Field playing Atlanta in a 7 p.m. Friday Major League Soccer match.
FS1 will carry the action live.

Thunderbirds
Seattle hopes to wrap up its first round Canadian Hockey League playoff series in the next two games for a sweep.
The Thunderbirds visit the Tri-City Americans at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday and Friday. If necessary games would follow if the Americans pull off a win -- or two.

Colleges
Bulldogs men
Gonzaga enters the NCAA Final Four for men's basketball for the first time Saturday, playing South Carolina in 3:09 p.m. semifinal action to be shown on the CBS network (Channel 7).

Cougars women
Washington State University made the women's Final Four in the National Invitational Tournament (NIT).
The Cougars take on Georgia Tech at 4 p.m. Wednesday in a semifinal.

Husky baseball
The University of Washington hosts Baylor at 6:05 p.m. Friday and 2:05 p.m. Saturday.

Husky fastpitch softball
Washington entertains UCLA at 6 p.m. Friday and 4 p.m. Saturday.

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