The level of success the Seton Catholic girls basketball program is having is unprecedented in Arizona.
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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.
The void in the Mesquite gymnasium has been vanquished thanks to one of the most dominant girls basketball season, possibly in Arizona history.
When forward Lauren Gustin transferred to Mesquite at the end of her sophomore year, she was unsure of joining a new basketball program.
There is no taking away a fine rookie season in the Arizona Interscholastic Association Division 2A for the Leading Edge Academy’s girls basketball team, but the Spartans ran into a well-oiled machine in the defending D2A champion Valley High from Sanders, falling 70-39.
From the outset of the 4A girls state championship, second-seeded Seton Catholic was in control of No. 1 Cactus Shadows.
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.
Top-seeded Gilbert came into the 6A Conference girls state basketball semifinals undefeated against Arizona competition.
Top-seeded Mesquite used a third-quarter surge to defeat No. 4 Chaparral 72-49 in the 5A Conference state semifinal game at Grand Canyon University on Wednesday night.
The bleachers at Copper Canyon High School were full of screaming Coconino fans to start the game.
A carryover of confidence from an unlikely comeback win wasn’t surprising when Mountain Pointe grabbed an early lead Friday night at Hamilton.
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.
Top-seed Gilbert is heading to the semifinals of the girls 6A Conference playoffs after a tough victory over eighth-seeded Highland.
Kyle Pedersen admitted it was a little odd to have to address what should come naturally with the Gilbert girls basketball team.
Nestled in to the base of the San Tan Mountains lies Casteel High School, the newest member to an expanding Chandler Unified School District.
It’s always easy to find Hamilton sophomore guard Maddie Frederick after a practice, because, well, she’s probably still practicing when the rest of the team has packed it in for the day.