Lakewood High School hosts the 36th annual Hole in the Wall Invitational on Saturday. More than 125 high schools are slated to compete in what is likely the Pacific Northwest’s largest annual prep cross country meet. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Lakewood High School hosts the 36th annual Hole in the Wall Invitational on Saturday. More than 125 high schools are slated to compete in what is likely the Pacific Northwest’s largest annual prep cross country meet. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Hot Tickets: What to watch this week in prep sports

More than 125 high schools are headed to Saturday’s 36th annual Hole in the Wall Invite at Lakewood.

Four non-football high school sports events to keep an eye on this week:

Girls soccer: Shorecrest at Marysville Getchell, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. The Scots and Chargers enter this matchup tied for fourth place in Wesco 3A/2A with 5-2 conference records. Both teams are part of a logjam in the standings, with the league’s top six squads separated by just four points.

Volleyball: Arlington at Snohomish, 7 p.m. Thursday. This could mark the second consecutive season both teams enter this Wesco 3A/2A showdown with perfect records. Snohomish won last year’s back-and-forth matchup, which wasn’t decided until extra points in the fifth set. The defending conference champion Panthers haven’t lost a set all season.

Girls soccer: Glacier Peak at Lake Stevens, 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Glacier Peak has a 7-0 conference record and Lake Stevens is tied with Jackson for second place in the standings at 5-1-1. The Grizzlies won 3-1 last month in the teams’ first Wesco 4A meeting.

Cross country: Hole in the Wall Invitational, 9 a.m. Saturday at Lakewood H.S. More than 125 high schools are set to compete in what is believed to be the Pacific Northwest’s largest annual prep cross country meet. The event includes numerous teams from across Snohomish County and the state, as well as squads from Alaska, British Columbia, Oregon, California and Nevada. There are four varsity races: girls lower division (2 p.m.), boys lower division (2:30 p.m.), girls upper division (3 p.m.) and boys upper division (3:30 p.m.).

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