The start of the quarterfinals for prep football across the state also presents the beginning of the historic Open Division playoffs, as the state’s top eight teams from 6A, 5A and 4A begin their quest for a true state championship.
The third-ranked Basha Bears girls volleyball program found themselves facing an uphill battle on Tuesday night at Desert Financial Arena in Tempe, as they trailed top-seeded and district-rival Perry by two sets in the 6A Girls Volleyball State Championship.
Makayla Donahoo was not supposed to be on the badminton court, especially with her heading to college on a Division I softball scholarship at Weber State.
The teams from Mesa and Chandler were in the fifth set of a spirited girls’ volleyball match. As the score went back and forth, the crowd went wild with each passing point.
Bethany Wolph was last seen being carried off the court by her teammates after getting hurt while celebrating Valley Christian’s 3A state girls basketball title.
With the first quarter winding down in the 3A state semis, No. 1 seed Valley Christian girls basketball held a 22-7 advantage over No. 4 Holbrook.
A thoroughly dominant first half propelled No. 1 Valley Christian girls basketball to a 63-43 win over No. 16 Monument Valley on Friday at Casteel High School.
The athletic accomplishments of six individuals and four teams will be celebrated during the 13th Annual Chandler Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Luncheon to be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at the Chandler Center for the Arts. Special recognition also will be given to…
Casteel finished its first regular season with a decisive 42-9 victory over Valley Christian in Chandler Friday night.
The first runs of games shuffled the rankings a bit, but some of the teams still haven’t take the field so there is still a feeling out process.