A 21-win season fell just short of a state title appearance as the Perry girls’ soccer team lost to Xavier 2-0 in the 6A state semifinals Wednesday night at Campo Verde.
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A crucial game between of Division I’s top ranked softball games came down to the final inning as Xavier rallied late to top Red Mountain, 3-2 on Friday.
Hamilton paid no mind to its No. 4 seed in the state tournament. The Huskies came in playing the underdog card.
The regular season for soccer is over and the second season is about to begin with a championship trophy hoisting party just four wins away.
Sixth-seeded Marcos de Niza trailed early in the first set on Tuesday against No. 11 Cactus Shadows before rallying for five straight and never looked back.
The Desert Twilight XC Festival answered some questions about the cross country teams, but some new questions arose from the individual performances.
Early on Tuesday it was clear that the Xavier-Hamilton match was going to be a close as two of the state's top teams locked up in a Division I contest.
The men of the diamond return this week and, as always with baseball in Arizona, the level of play will be high and the presence of professional scouts just might outnumber fans in attendance when certain prospects take the mound.
When the Arizona Football Coaches Association (AzFCA) got together for the meeting on Friday, there is a good chance Pete Walheim got a lot of pats on the back.
Travis Schureman was a bit perplexed, much like everyone else, but he isn’t as concerned as others about where the Queen Creek football program will land once divisional placement is finalized.
While the team practiced corner kicks, Xavier girls soccer coach Barb Chura would joke with defender Kellie Peay about never letting her standout defender move up to be a forward in those situations, even with Peay’s obvious header and ball-in-the-air skills.
For 70 minutes, neither Xavier or Desert Vista could find the right combination. Both teams had its share of possession although the Gators seemed to gain the upper hand in the second half.