Mesa High hosts its annual boys and girls Jackrabbit Invitational soccer tournaments and Chandler high schools entertain more than 80 school for three days of girls basketball action this week.
Here's the schedule for Mesa's soccer tournaments which runs Monday Dec. 16 Tuesday Dec. 17, Friday Dec. 20 and Saturday Dec. 21:
BOYS JACKRABBIT INVITATIONAL (all matches at Mesa High)
Pool A: Mesa, Highland Skyline. Pool B: Desert Ridge, Central, Casa Grande.
Monday Dec. 16 — 3:30 p.m. — Mesa vs. Highland; 5 p.m.. — Desert Ridge vs. Central. Tuesday Dec. 17 — 3:30 p.m. — Mesa vs. Skyline; 5 p.m. — Desert Ridge vs. Casa Grande. Friday Dec. 20 — 2 p.m. – Highland vs. Skyline; 3:30 p.m. — Casa Grande vs. Central. Saturday Dec. 21 — 9 a.m. Semifinals — A3 vs. B3; 1 p.m. — Championship — A1-B2 winner vs. B1-A2 winner.
GIRLS JACKRABBIT INVITATIONAL (all matches at Mesa High)
Pool A: Mesa, Dobson, Valley Christian, Williams Field. Pool B: Desert Ridge, Westwood, North Canyon, Skyline.
Monday Dec. 16 — 3:30 pm. — Williams Field vs. Dobson; Valley Christian vs. Mesa; 5 p.m. — Westwood vs. Desert Ridge. 6:30 p.m — Mesa vs. Williams Field; Skyline vs. North Canyon. Tuesday Dec. 17 — 3:30 p.m. — Mesa vs. Dobson; Williams Field vs. Valley Christian; 5 p.m. — Desert Ridge vs. Skyline. 6:30 p.m. — Valley Christian vs. Dobson. Friday Dec. 20 — 2 p.m. — Westwood vs.Skyline; 3:30 p.m. — Desert Ridge vs. North Canyon. Saturday Dec. 21 — Semifinals — 11 a.m. — A1 vs. B2; B1 vs. A2. 3 p.m. — Championhip — A1-B2 winner vs. B1-A2 winner.
Nike TOC brackets will be announced Tuesday Dec. 17 or Wednesday Dec. 18. Arizona schools competing among the 80-plus schools are: Basha, Betty Fairfax, Boulder Creek, Bradshaw Mountain, Chandler, Chaparral, Desert Vista, Dobson, Hamilton, Liberty, Marcos de Niza, Mesquite, Mountain Pointe, Perry, Poston Butte, Red Mountain, St. Mary's, South Mountain, Tolleson, Valley Vista, Westview, Williams Field.