Long Beach Sports Calendar April 26-29

Check out where the local teams will be playing this weekend.


High School Softball

Wilson is now two games ahead of the chase pack and first in the Moore League after Millikan knocked off Lakewood last week. The Bruins are taking on Poly at Joe Rodgers Stadium today at 5 p.m. When these rivals played last month, senior Joey Vega led Wilson to a 12-0 win. In other league action at 3:15 p.m., Millikan is hosting Compton while Jordan travels to Cabrillo.

High School Boys’ Tennis, 3 p.m.

Today is the regular season finales for the eight league teams. Poly will try to close out a league title against Lakewood at home while Wilson hosts CAMS, Cabrillo visits Millikan and Compton travels to Jordan.

High School Boys’ Volleyball, 4 p.m.

Lakewood is still leading the Moore League after its upset loss to Wilson last week, and the Lancers are at Poly today. Meanwhile, Wilson is at Cabrillo and Millikan is hosting Compton.


High School Baseball, 3:15 p.m.

The top four teams in the league are playing some pivotal games this week. Lakewood is hosting Poly today after Millikan beat Wilson on Tuesday. The Rams and Lancers came into the week tied for first place with one loss. The Bruins and Jackrabbits are both a game back with two losses. When these four teams met in the league openers last month, Millikan beat Wilson 4-3 and Lakewood defeated Poly 11-10 in a nine-inning epic. Elsewhere, Cabrillo is visiting Compton.

Long Beach State Dirtbags vs. UC Davis, 6 p.m.

The Dirtbags are coming back to Bohl Diamond at Blair Field for their first Big West weekend series at home in 19 days. UC Davis junior Ryan Anderson and freshman Tanner Murray are both top five in the conference in batting average. The Aggies are second in the conference with a .371 team on base percentage.

High School Boys’ Volleyball, 5 p.m.

St. Anthony is celebrating senior night against Bosco Tech tonight. The Saints are trying to win their 10th consecutive game, and are two wins away from an undefeated league title.

Long Beach State Beach Volleyball at Big West Championship

All six conference programs will be in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Queen’s Beach this weekend for the annual team tournament, and first-ever pairs tournament that will take place on Sunday. No. 6 LBSU lost to Hawaii twice in this event last year. The No. 3 Rainbow Warriors have won a program-record 27 consecutive matches this season, and 18 of those victories have been sweeps.

Long Beach State Women’s Water Polo at Big West Tournament, 12 p.m.

The No. 17 49ers start the conference tournament today in Irvine against No. 16 UC Santa Barbara. LBSU beat the Gauchos 6-5 at home in March. Junior Tori Morrissey led the 49ers with a hat trick in the victory. Senior Alexandra Massier has a team-high 58 goals.

Long Beach State Women’s Tennis at Big West Tournament, 9 a.m.

Indian Wells will host the conference tournament once again, and the 49ers are the five seed. They’ll start the weekend against four-seeded Hawaii. LBSU lost 5-2 at Hawaii in February. Senior Lena Pacholski has the best overall record on the team (25-10) and a team-high 12 conference victories.


Long Beach State Softball vs. Cal Poly, 1 p.m.

The No. 20 49ers are back at the LBSU Softball Complex for the last time this season. After the doubleheader today, seniors Hannah Cookson, LT Torres, Julia Lombardi, Jessica Flores, Grayce Majam, Rachel Loera, Lauren Lombardi and Lauren MacLeod will be honored at 1 p.m. on Sunday. Cal Poly pitcher Lindsey Chalmers is second in the Big West with 17 wins. LBSU pitcher Cielo Meza leads the conference with 20 wins.

JJ Fiddler
JJ Fiddler is an award-winning sportswriter and videographer who has been covering Southern California sports for multiple newspapers and websites since 2004. After attending Long Beach State and creating the first full sports page at the Union Weekly Newspaper, he has been exclusively covering Long Beach prep sports since 2007.