Weekend Sports Calendar: SBYFL holds Super Bowl

Two of Santa Barbara’s Youth Football League teams will meet in the Division 4 TVYFC Super Bowl this weekend in Lompoc. The Santa Barbara Saints Black vs. the Santa Barbara Saints Red.

It?s Super Bowl time for the Santa Barbara Youth Football League, and four teams from the Santa Barbara Saints are playing for championships.

The title games in four divisions will be played Saturday at Lompoc High?s Huyck Stadium, beginning at 10:30 a.m.

The day starts off with the Division 1 (ages 7-8) championship between the Santa Barbara Saints White and Nipomo.

The Saints White are coached by Doug Engels. They enter the Super Bowl with a record of 6-2. Key players on the squad include quarterback Josh Engels, running backs Jordan Rico, Marcus Chan and Abraham Fernandez and center Brian Lopez.

In the Division 2 (ages 9-10) final, Santa Ynez takes on Nipomo at 1 p.m.

The Santa Barbara Saints Red play Vandenberg Village for the Division 3 (ages 11-12) title at 3:30 p.m.

Jay Borgeson is the head coach for the Saints Red. His key players include running backs Isaiah Veal and Ashton Borgeson, wide receiver Syrus Wallace, tight end Will Goodwin and quarterback Kai Rojas. The team has a 9-1 record.

The championship in Division 4 (ages 13-14) will be between two Santa Barbara teams under the lights at 6 p.m.

The Saints Red went 9-0 under coach Alan Lash, while the Saints Black of coach Paul Espinosa posted an 8-1 record.

Other events worth checking out:


CIF football quarterfinals: Bishop Diego vs. Village Christian, at Occidental College, 7 p.m. ? The top-seeded and 11-0 Cardinals hit the road again for a quarterfinal round game in the Northwest Division. Village Christian (7-4) is coached by former NFL quarterback Jay Schroeder. The Crusaders are led by running back John Amadeo, who?s rushed for 1,494 yards and 20 touchdowns.

College women?s basketball: SBCC MTXE Tournament. ? The Vaqueros host an eight-team tournament, featuring state No. 5-ranked San Bernardino and No. 7 Cerritos. Friday?s semifinals are at 5 and 7 p.m., and the championship is Saturday at 5 p.m. at the Sports Pavilion.


High school cross country: Dos Pueblos at CIF Finals — The Charger boys go for the Southern Section Division 2 team title and unbeaten Bryan Fernandez seeks the individual crown. On the girls side, Addi Zerrenner vies for an individual title on the hilly Mount San Antonio College course.

College men?s basketball: The Master?s at UCSB, 7 p.m. ? The Gauchos return from road losses at LSU and Illinois State and play an NAIA school from Valencia in their regular-season home opener.

CIF Boys Water Polo Championship: Santa Barbara High vs. Agoura, 2:45 p.m.?? The Dons meet the Chargers of Agoura for the Southern Section’s Division 2 championship. The match is scheduled to be played in Irvine at a neutral site. A live webcast will be available at?foxsportswest.com/prepzone