FAIRFIELD — From soccer to volleyball, tennis to football and cross country to water polo, it figures to be a busy week with plenty of enticing matchups.
Here’s a look at this week’s best offerings:
Benicia at Vanden in boys soccer — The Vikings own victories over Armijo and Rodriguez to start the season. They open Solano County Athletic Conference play against the perennial champions.
Vacaville at Vanden in volleyball — Vanden earned a five-set victory over Will C. Wood in a Sac-Joaquin Section Foundation game. The Bulldogs provide the Vikings another stiff test from the Monticello Empire League.
Bethel at Vanden girls tennis — The defending SCAC champion Vikings have a pair of 9-0 wins under their belts. The Jaguars are looking to bring that string to a screeching halt.
Solano in the Laney (volleyball) Classic in Oakland — The Falcons went 0-2 in their own Solano Classic. They look to change that in Oakland and in Diablo Valley Classic on
SCAC center cross country meet at American Canyon — The Falcons and Vikings get an early chance to see how they stack up against the rest of the conference.
Armijo at Rodriguez in girls tennis — Crosstown rivals square off on the wind-swept courts at Rodriguez.
Vanden at Benicia at girls tennis — The Vikings face a tough road test in the SCAC season’s early going.
Bakersfield at Solano in women’s soccer — The Falcons host the Renegades in their only action of the week
Big football games — Rodriguez, Armijo, Fairfield look for first wins of the season, while Vanden travels to Coeur d’Alene, Idaho to play Copper HIlls of West Jordan, Utah.
Rodriguez in Sierra Shootout girls water polo tournament — The Mustangs head to Rocklin to play at either Rocklin or Whitney high schools, or Sierra College.
Reach Paul Farmer at 425-4646, ext. 264, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/pfarmerdr.