The clock showed 33 seconds and Casteel the possession. The dramatic conclusion of a 3A State Basketball Playoff game looked promising for the 3 seed. They'd get the final look.
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Perfect seasons are hard to obtain in any sport. Even title squads slip-up now and then. Not Casteel. Not even without a senior class. They've outplayed everyone in their path for the better part of two seasons. With a fighting good defense and a balanced offense, the Colts captured the peak…
The Higley boys basketball team (13-9) honored its departing seniors before Tuesday’s 4A Desert Sky conference matchup against Tempe (12-10), but it was the Knights’ sophomore stars that shined brightest in their 76-67 win over the Buffaloes.
Sunnyslope High School boys basketball team’s five game winning streak was halted by McClintock with a last second buzzer-beater Friday night as the Chargers came out on top, 56-55.
The No. 2-ranked Gilbert High School girls varsity basketball team earned its 18th-straight win against No. 8-ranked Pinnacle High School 64-45 to improve its overall record to 21-2.
Some schools wait awhile. Some have never experienced the thrill of hoisting the Gold Ball. For the Casteel Colts that won't be an issue. This was a quick rise to the top of the 3A mountain.
It was a wild, high-scoring, emotional bout between No. 3 Chandler and No. 6 Pinnacle on Friday night in the 6A quarterfinals, with Chandler emerging victorious 77-52 in front of its home fans.
Markus Howard, a freshman at Perry who has yet to play a varsity game, was offered a scholarship by Arizona State on Friday during an unofficial visit to the campus.