#USAGames Today: A Team SOSC 4th of July

SEATTLE, Wash. – It is day three for Special Olympics Southern California’s athletes (Team SOSC) at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games and they will celebrate Independence Day with another day of competition. The day will include the final round of golf along with semifinal action in basketball. Track and swimming will also look to add to their medal count with multiple events taking place.

The semifinals in basketball action for #TeamSOSC will see Lompoc HS Unified taking on Rhode Island at 9:15 a.m. in Alaska Airlines Arena. In the women’s division, Pomona Valley Wildcats will take on Texas at 10:30 a.m. in the University of Washington’s IMA Center, Court A.

Here is a look at what is on the slate for #TeamSOSC (schedule subject to change, for up-to-date information, visit SpecialOlympicsUSAGames.org) on July 4:

  • 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.: GOLF – Kent Menendez/Kyle Aragon in Final Round (LEVEL 5 at Eagles Talon)
  • 9:00 a.m.: UNIFIED SOCCER – TeamSOSC vs. Washington – Copper (Seattle U Championship Field 1)
  • 9:15 a.m.: UNIFIED BASKETBALL – TeamSOSC vs. Rhode Island (Alaska Airlines Arena)
  • 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.: GOLF – Tyson Strobel in Final Round (LEVEL 4 at Coyote Creek)
  • 10:22 a.m.: SWIMMING – Steven Espinoza in 100M freestyle final – Division M09 (King County Aquatics Ctr.)
  • 10:00 a.m. TRACK – Running Long Jump Final (Husky Track)
    • Robert Waters (M01 – 10:00 am)
    • Anthony Rodela (M02 – 10:10 am)
  • 10:30 a.m.: BASKETBALL – TeamSOSC vs. Texas (Women’s Division at IMA Court A)
  • 11:00 a.m.: TRACK – 200M Women’s Final (Husky Track)
    • Jennifer Palacios (F02 – 11:04 am)
    • Ashlee Bahr (F05 – 11:16 am)
    • Krystal Johnson (F06 – 11:20 am)
  • 11:15 a.m.: SWIMMING – Jonathan Pierce in HP 100 freestyle (King County Aquatics Ctr.)
  • 11:40 a.m.: UNIFIED SOCCER – TeamSOSC vs. Utah (Seattle U Championship Field 1)
  • 1:20 p.m.: TRACK – 400M Men’s Final (Husky Track)
    • James Morrell (M05 – 1:20 pm)
    • Brett Laza (M07 – 1:30 pm)
  • 1:30-3 p.m.: SWIM AWARDS (at King County Aquatics Ctr.)
  • 2:00 p.m.: TRACK – Women’s 4x100M Prelim (Husky Track)
    • Ashlee Bahr, Krystal Johnson, Sarah Kovacs & Jennifer Palacios (F01)

Watch the 2018 USA Games on the ABC family of networks all week. Today’s coverage special July 4th coverage includes live swimming on ESPN3 at 10:00 a.m. and then the daily highlight show will air on ESPN2 at 2 pm.


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