Published January 20, 2013
The High 5: Top local sports events to attend this week
Staff writer Meg Wochnick's top local sports events to attend this week: Monday
Boys basketball: After snapping a four-game losing skid Friday night, Olympia looks to win its second straight game, as it takes on Todd Beamer to tip-off the King Holiday Hoopfest boys and girls basketball tournament.
When: 9 a.m.
Where: Seattle Pacific University Thursday
Wrestling: Can Yelm end South Kitsaps 189-dual match winning streak that dates back to December 1992? The Wolves last loss in the Narrows League came against North Thurston 20 years ago.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Yelm High SchoolWomens college basketball: Saint Martins sits in tied for sixth place in the GNAC standings as it wraps up the first half of league play this weekend against the Alaska schools. First up: Alaska Anchorage.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Saint Martins UniversityFriday
Girls basketball: Olympia looks to pull into a tie with Yelm for second place in the 4A Narrows League with a road win over the Tornados, which have already upset league-leader Bellarmine Prep.
When: 5:15 p.m.
Yelm High SchoolSaturday
Mens college basketball: The Evergreen Geoducks welcome in the No. 1-ranked team in NAIA, Eastern Oregon (22-1 overall), which features three players averaging in double figures in scoring.
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Evergreen State College