They could be playing for a championship. They could be playing for one more game in their high school or competitive sports career.
Either way, there’s a lot of high-stakes district soccer and girls basketball tournament games going on this week in Osceola County.
Here’s the all-encompassing schedule. Keep in mind most district semifinals and all the championships are at a specified (maybe neutral) site. In general, tickets are $6.
Girls and boys soccer: Poinciana at Tohopekaliga (7A-5), girls 5:30, boys 7:30
Girls soccer: Liberty at New Smyrna Beach (6A-9), 7 p.m.
Boys soccer: Liberty at East River (6A-9), 7 p.m.
Girls basketball: Celebration at Osceola (7A-6), 7 p.m.; Poinciana at Edgewater (6A-6), 7:30; Gateway vs Eau Gallie at Heritage (5A-8), 4:30;
Girls soccer: Freedom at Celebration (7A-6), 7 p.m.;
Boys soccer: Harmony vs Viera (6A-12) at Melbourne, 5 p.m.
(The Longhorns reached the district semifinal with a 4-1 win Friday over Martin County, thanks to building a 3-0 halftime edge.)
Girls basketball: Tohopekaliga at Cypress Creek (7A-5), 7:30 p.m.; Harmony at Melbourne (6A-5), 6 p.m.; Liberty at Lake Howell (6A-6), 7:30; City of Life vs All Saints/Faith Chr. at Orlando Christian Prep, 5:30 p.m.
Girls soccer: Harmony vs. South Fork/Melbourne at Viera (6A-12), 5:30; PHS/THS winner at St. Cloud,
Boys soccer: Celebration at Cypress Creek (7A-6), 7 p.m.
Girls basketball: Celebration/Osceola vs Windermere at Celebration, 5:30; Cypress Creek/Toho vs Oak Ridge at Cypress Creek, 7 p.m.; Gateway/Eau Eallie at Heritage, 7 p.m.
Girls basketball: Harmony/Melbourne vs Viera at St. Cloud, 6 p.m.; East River/Sebastian River at St. Cloud, 7:30 p.m.; 2A-11 championship (City of Life) at Orlando Chr. Prep, 7 p.m.
Soccer district championships: 7A-6 girls (5:30) and boys (7:30) at Celebration; 6A-12 girls (at Viera) and boys (at Melbourne), 7 p.m; 6A-9 girls and boys at highest remaining seed.
Girls basketball district championships: 7A-5 at Cypress Creek, 7 p.m.; 7A-6 at Celebration, 7 p.m.; 6A-6 at Bartow, 7 p.m.; 5A-8 at Heritage, 7 p.m.