Glacier Peak faces Jackson on Thursday night in a rematch of the Grizzlies’ emphatic 5-1 win over the five-time defending Wesco 4A champions on Sept. 24. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Glacier Peak faces Jackson on Thursday night in a rematch of the Grizzlies’ emphatic 5-1 win over the five-time defending Wesco 4A champions on Sept. 24. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Hot Tickets: What to watch this week in prep sports

Three pivotal girls soccer matches and two girls swim meets are among the highlights.

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

Girls swimming: Jackson at Snohomish, 3:15 p.m. Tuesday; Kamiak at Snohomish, 3:15 p.m. Thursday (both at Snohomish Aquatic Center). Snohomish (6-1) squares off against Wesco South powers Jackson (7-0) and Kamiak (8-1) in back-to-back non-league dual meets. These teams feature some elite star power, highlighted by two-time defending Class 3A diving state champion Kayli Kersavage (Snohomish), Arizona State-bound senior Elli Straume (Kamiak) and nationally ranked junior recruit Mia Chang (Jackson).

Girls soccer: Marysville Getchell at Snohomish, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Veterans Memorial Stadium. These teams are part of a logjam atop the Wesco 3A/2A standings. Snohomish is in first place with 25 points, while Marysville Getchell is tied for fourth place with 21. The Chargers handed second-place Edmonds-Woodway its only loss of the season two weeks ago.

Girls soccer: Edmonds-Woodway at Shorecrest, 7 p.m. Thursday at Shoreline Stadium. This is another key matchup in the Wesco 3A/2A title race. Edmonds-Woodway is second in the conference standings with 24 points and Shorecrest is tied for fourth with 21. Both teams reached the 3A state tournament last year.

Girls soccer: Glacier Peak at Jackson, 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Everett Memorial Stadium. This is a rematch of Glacier Peak’s emphatic 5-1 win over Jackson last month, which snapped the five-time defending Wesco 4A champion Timberwolves’ 17-match conference unbeaten streak. The Grizzlies sit atop the Wesco 4A standings with 24 points, while Jackson is tied with Lake Stevens for second place at 20 points. The league’s top two seeds receive byes into the winner-to-state 4A Wes-King Bi-District semifinals.

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