Mountain View scored 39 points in the second half of what was once a close game to defeat Desert View 60-37 in an important 5A match between two highly-ranked teams positioning themselves for the final run to the state playoffs.
Mountain View moved to 5-2 on the year and the Mountain Lions will most likely improve upon their No. 12 ranking with the victory over No. 6 Desert View (6-1). The Jaguars remain 1-0 in the Sonoran Region and Mountain View will stay at 0-1 in the Southern Region. This was the last non-region game for both squads….
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