FAIRFIELD — The Solano Community College women’s basketball team plays its first games at home this season – and only ones until January – this week.
The Falcons host their eight-team Solano Showdown, which runs Friday through Sunday. They open up Friday against Sacramento City College, which they beat 63-58, in the Tom Gilcrest Invitational at Sequoias of Visalia, Saturday.
There’s plenty more basketball with a dash of wrestling as well this week.
The Armijo High boys basketball team plays its first official home game when it hosts Benicia.
The Rodriguez boys travel to Stockton to play Excel Academy, a school with an enrollment of 84, according to the Sac-Joaquin Section.
The Fairfield boys squad hosts its first official home game when it looks to avenge last season’s 66-32 loss to Pleasant Grove.
Playing back-to-back nights, the Armijo boys are at Rio Linda.
The Armijo girls, meanwhile, are at Davis, while the Rodriguez girls renew an old Solano County Athletic Conference rivalry by traveling to Bethel of Vallejo.
The Vanden and Armijo boys teams are scheduled to play in Vacaville’s Honk Williams Tournament.
The Fairfield boys play in the Antelope tournament, while the Rodriguez girls are in a tournament at Piedmont.
The Solano men’s team travels to Los Altos Hills for a three-day tournament at Foothill.
The Armijo girls team, led by new coach Lawrence Trigg, plays its first official home game by hosting Bethel.
Vanden’s girls open the Elite Shootout at Laney College of Oakland by taking on Brookside Christian of Stockton.
The Vanden girls conclude the Elite Shootout by playing St. Ignatius, the team that knocked them out of last season’s NorCal regionals.
In wrestling, Armijo heads to Novato for the San Marin tournament.
Rodriguez is in the Curt Mettler Invitational at Elk Grove.
Vanden’s girls wrestlers are at San Leandro for the Roger Briones invitational.
Reach Paul Farmer at 425-4646, ext. 264, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/pfarmerdr.