Friday sports schedule

What to watch

Boys basketball

Tampa Catholic (8-2) at Jesuit (11-2), 7:30

Because of COVID restrictions, the gym will not be as packed. But that will not take away from the intensity on the court between these fierce rivals. 

St. Petersburg (10-1) at Lakewood (5-2), 7:30

Another rivalry game that ultimately will decide which team represents the South in the Pinellas County Athletic Conference title game. 

Alonso (11-3) at Wharton (10-2), 8

The Ravens are one of the few public school teams that have given the Wildcats fits in recent years. 

Boys soccer

Tampa Bay Invitational

The premier boys soccer continues with matches held at three sites: Jesuit, Monroe Middle and Tampa Catholic. Here is tonight’s schedule. 

River Ridge (5-2) vs. Wesley Chapel (4-8), 5:30 (at Monroe Middle/Field 4)

Gaither (2-4-1) vs. Sickles (9-1-1), 5:30 (at Monroe Middle/Field 2)

Belen Jesuit (8-2-1) vs. Plant (7-2-1), 7:30 (at Monroe Middle/Field 4)

Gulf Coast (9-1-2) vs. Bradenton Lakewood Ranch (5-2), 5:30 (at Tampa Catholic)

Mitchell (11-4) at Jesuit (5-0-1), 5:30

Tampa Prep (9-0-3) vs. Cape Coral Mariner (10-2-2), 7:30 (at Jesuit)

Palmetto (9-0-1) at Tampa Catholic (13-1), 7:30

Weeki Wachee (10-1) at Nature Coast (11-1-2), 7:30

The match of the season in Hernando County with bragging rights on the line between two teams that could make a run in the playoffs. 

Girls basketball

Zephyrhills (10-5) at Wesley Chapel (9-3), 7:30

This is a good test for the Bulldogs, who face one of the top teams in Pasco County. 

Girls soccer

Wharton (8-2) at Sickles (10-2), 6

The defenses could dominate. After all, the teams have allowed a combined 21 goals all season. 

Durant (8-3-1) at Strawberry Crest (10-0), 6

The Chargers perfect start is on the line against the rival Cougars, who are coming off an impressive performance at the Tampa Bay Invitational. 

The schedules

Boys basketball

Gulf at River Ridge, 12

Hernando Christian at Lakeside Christian, 5

Countryside at Clearwater, 6:15

Sumner at Lennard, 6:30

Sickles at Sarasota Riverview, 7:30

Gaither at Mitchell, 7

Newsome at Tampa Bay Tech, 7

Leto at Bloomingdale, 7

Freedom at East Lake, 7

Wiregrass Ranch at Sunlake, 7:30

Zephyrhills Christian at Bradenton Saint Stephen’s, 7:30

Wesley Chapel at Zephyrhills, 7:30

Lecanto at Springstead, 7:30

Wildwood at Calvary Christian, 7:30

Central at Nature Coast, 7:30

Weeki Wachee at Citrus, 7:30

Bayshore Christian at Clearwater Central Catholic, 7:30

Bell Creek Academy at Canterbury, 7:30

Crystal River at Hernando, 7:30

Universal Academy at Indian Rocks Christian, 7:30

Carrollwood Day at Tampa Prep, 7:30

St. Petersburg at Lakewood, 7:30

Keswick Christian at St. Petersburg Catholic, 7:30

Northeast at Pinellas Park, 7:45

Hollins at Boca Ciega, 7:45

Osceola at Dunedin, 7:45

Largo at Palm Harbor University, 7:45

Armwood at Plant City, 8

Middleton at Chamberlain, 8

Blake at Robinson, 8

East Bay at Brandon, 8

Cypress Creek at Tarpon Springs, 8

Hillsborough at King, 8

Alonso at Wharton, 8

Plant at Strawberry Crest, 8

Jefferson at Spoto, 8

Boys soccer

Mitchell at Jesuit, 5:30

St. Petersburg Catholic at Seffner Christian, 4

Crystal River at Hernando, 6

Robinson at Sumner, 6

Lakeside Christian at Seven Rivers Christian, 6

Tampa SLAM at Sunlake, 6

Central at Springstead, 6:30

Alonso at Middleton, 7

Carrollwood Day at Orangewood Christian, 7

Chamberlain at Gaither, 7

Hudson at Zephyrhills, 7

Boca Ciega at Indian Rocks Christian, 7:30

Belen Jesuit at Plant, 7:30

Palmetto at Tampa Catholic, 7:30

Tampa Prep at Cape Coral Mariner, 7:30

Weeki Wachee at Nature Coast, 7:30

Tarpon Springs at Largo, 8

Northeast at Osceola, 8

Fivay at Countryside, 8

Jefferson at Gaither, 8

Riverview at Newsome, 8

Durant at Strawberry Crest, 8

St. Petersburg at Lakewood, 8

Armwood at Brandon, 8

Palm Harbor University at Clearwater, 8

Jefferson at Hillsborough, 8

Freedom at Steinbrenner, 8

Dunedin at Seminole, 8

Lennard at Tampa Bay Tech, 8

Girls basketball

Bell Creek Academy at Canterbury, 4:30

Keswick Christian at St. Petersburg Catholic, 4:30

Gulf at River Ridge, 6

Universal Academy at Indian Rocks Christian, 6

Dunedin at Calvary Christian, 6

Blake at Robinson, 6:30

Armwood at Plant City, 6:30

Jefferson at Spoto, 6:30

Hudson at Cypress Creek, 6:30

Plant at Strawberry Crest, 6:30

Sumner at Lennard, 6:30

Alonso at Wharton, 6:30

Sunlake at Tampa Catholic, 6:30

Seffner Christian at Punta Gorda Charlotte, 6:30

Middleton at Chamberlain, 6:30

East Bay at Brandon, 6:30

Hillsborough at King, 6:30

Bradenton Christian at Hollins, 7

East Lake at Largo, 7

Bradenton Southeast at Carrollwood Day, 7

Palm Harbor University at Steinbrenner, 7

Nature Coast at Central, 7

Hernando at Crystal River, 7:30

Zephyrhills at Wesley Chapel, 7:30

Wiregrass Ranch at Berkeley Prep, 7:30

Citrus at Weeki Wachee, 7:30

Springstead ar Lecanto, 7:30

Osceola at Northeast, 7:45

Durant at Gaither, 8

Girls soccer

Seffner Christian at Universal Academy, 4

Carrollwood Day at orangewood Christian, 5

Indian Rocks Christian at Bradenton Saint Stephen’s, 5

River Ridge at Countryside, 6

Riverview at Newsome, 6

Alonso at Middleton, 6

Wharton at Sickles, 6

Dunedin at Seminole, 6

Palm Harbor University at Clearwater, 6

Armwood at Brandon, 6

Freedom at Steinbrenner, 6

Spoto at King, 6

St. Petersburg at Lakewood, 6

Northeast at Osceola, 6

Lennard at Tampa Bay Tech, 6

Fivay at Gulf, 6

Tarpon Springs at Largo, 6

Durant at Strawberry Crest, 6

Nature Coast at Land O’ Lakes, 7

Tampa Catholic at Fort Myers Bishop Verot, 7

Sunlake at Cypress Creek, 7:30

Hernando at Crystal River, 7:30