Barring inclement weather, several soccer tournaments will be in full swing today.
The Royal boys' tournament opens with first-round action that will include 12 teams from the region in a 16-team field. The event takes place at Rancho Santa Susana Park in Simi Valley beginning at 10 a.m. with matches between Highland and Camarillo, Newbury Park and Notre Dame, and Alemany and Chatsworth.
The Hart High boys' and girls' soccer tournaments will be in the semifinal rounds.
Basketball tournaments continue as well, with the Best in the West competition featuring the Harvard-Westlake boys' team, ranked No. 1 in The Times' regional poll.
The Bell-Jeff girls' basketball tournament begins first-round play tonight and the Simi Valley girls' basketball tournament wraps up with Hart against Glendora St. Lucy's in the championship game at 8 p.m. Simi Valley faces Channel Islands in the third-place game at 6:30 p.m.
Other events in the region today include:
Women's basketball: At 2 p.m.-- Air Force at Cal State Northridge.
Boys' basketball: Santa Barbara tournament--At San Marcos High, 6 p.m., San Marcos vs. Moorpark; at Santa Barbara High, 4:15 p.m., Thousand Oaks vs. Cabrillo; 6 p.m., St. Joseph vs. Burroughs; 7:45 p.m., Santa Barbara vs. Saugus.
Hart tournament--local teams: Valencia, Hart, Verdugo Hills, Glendale, Cleveland, Royal, Littlerock, Sylmar, San Fernando, Notre Dame and Simi Valley.
Chaminade tournament--local teams: Camarillo, Chaminade, Chatsworth, El Camino Real, North Hollywood, Rio Mesa. Ventura tournament--local teams: Agoura, Calabasas, Crespi, Granada Hills, Buena, Ventura.
Best in the West tournament--local teams: Antelope Valley, Bell-Jeff, Burbank, Canoga Park, Harvard-Westlake. Brea Olinda Tournament--local team: St. Francis. Covina Tournament--local teams: La Canada, Oak Park.
Santa Maria Valley Christian tournament--local team: Providence. Katella tournament--local team: Village Christian; Anaheim Canyon tournament--local team: Crescenta Valley.
Marin Catholic tournament--local team: Santa Clara. Bullhead City tournament--local team: Palmdale. Ontario tournament--local team: Quartz Hill. Las Vegas tournament--local team: Westlake. La Salle tournament--local team: Montclair Prep.
Atascadero tournament--local teams: Nordhoff. San Marcos tournament--local teams: Moorpark, Burroughs. Santa Paula tournament--local teams: Santa Paula, Canyon, Fillmore, Newbury Park.
Girls' basketball: Glendora tournament--At 6 p.m., Valencia vs. Redlands. At 7 p.m., Flintridge Sacred Hear at Bishop Amat. Cheyenne tournament--local teams: Alemany, Crescenta Valley. Dominguez tournament--local team: Littlerock. Florida Holiday tournament--local team: Buena.
Bell-Jeff tournament--At 9:30 a.m., Culver City vs. Kennedy; at 11 a.m., Royal vs. Immaculate Heart; at 12:30 p.m., La Canada vs. Venice; at 3:30 p.m., Glendale vs. St. Monica; at 5 p.m., North Hollywood vs. Fillmore; at 6:30 p.m., Serra vs. Burroughs; at 8 p.m., Oak Park vs. Bell-Jeff. Simi Valley tournament--local teams: Chaminade, Burbank, Newbury Park, Canyon, Channel Islands, Hart, Ventura, Simi Valley.
Boys' soccer: Royal tournament--At Rancho Santa Susana Park, 10 a.m., Highland vs. Camarillo, Newbury Park vs. Notre Dame, Alemany vs. Chatsworth, Kamehameha vs. Dos Pueblos; at 8 p.m., El Camino Real vs. Royal, James Logan vs. Lancaster, Westlake vs. Kennedy, Arroyo Grande vs. Moorpark.
Hart tournament--local teams: Hart, Antelope Valley, Burbank, Canyon, Chaminade, Cleveland, Glendale, Grant, Saugus, St. Genevieve, Valencia.
Girls' soccer: Excalibur tournament--local teams: Simi Valley, Chaminade. Lancaster tournament--local teams: Lancaster, Highland, Littlerock, Antelope Valley. Hart tournament--local teams: Hart, Alemany, Burroughs, Canyon, Ventura, Rio Mesa. Ocean View tournament--local team: Crescenta Valley.
Wrestling: Upland tournament--local teams: Royal, Antelope Valley, La Canada. Reno tournament--local team: Ventura.