The Arizona Sahuaros soccer team advanced to the second round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup by defeating the Brigham Young Cougars 5-1 Wednesday night at Grand Canyon University.
Forward Giber Becerra had two goals for the Sahuaros, Thomas Kaskavage added a goal and two assists, and goalkeeper Marvin Hypolite recorded four saves, allowing the Cougars’ only goal on a penalty kick. The Sahuaros next face the Virginia Beach Mariners at 7:30 p.m. June 28 at Grand Canyon University.
Maricopa's Mikkel Reese two-putted for par on the first playoff hole to win the Grey Goose Gateway Tour’s Desert Summer Series event Thursday at Tonto Verde Golf Course in Rio Verde. Reese shot a 2-under 69 and finished the four-day tournament at 10 under.
Mesa's Dave Brown shot a 66 on the final day, including an eagle on the 437-yard, par-4 18th hole to join Reese in the playoff.
In the playoff, Reese reached the green in regulation and two-putted from about 20 feet for par and the win.
Scottsdale's Kris Marshall, who started the day with a six-shot lead at 14 under and had a four-shot lead with three to play, finished with a bogey on No. 16, a double-bogey on No. 17 and a bogey on No. 18 to drop to fourth place at 8 under.
Reese earned $19,820 with the win and vaulted to third on the Desert Series money list with $51,601 in earnings. Scottsdale's John Douma regained the money lead with $59,021 in winnings after finishing in a tie for fifth at 7 under.
Arizona State has announced that its Sept. 16 game at Colorado will be telecast nationally by TBS at 4 p.m. It is the fourth ASU game that has been slated for television this season. Earlier this month, Fox Sports Net selected ASU's games against UCLA on Nov. 18 and the Nov. 25 game at rival Arizona for national broadcast. Last month, ABC announced that ASU's game at Southern California on Oct. 14 was be shown on regional television.
The ASU-Colorado game will be the first meeting between the two schools.