Cienega entered the night ranked No. 3 in the 5A Conference according to the initial AIA/MaxPreps power rankings released earlier Monday morning and the Bobcats put that ranking on the line against Tucson High, prevailing 81-61 against the 6A opponent.
The Badgers (6-6 overall, 3-4 in power ranking games) came in with a respectable ranking (21) in the 6A Conference but Cienega (11-2, 7-1) proved too much with Breven Burnett throwing down 26 points and Jordan Green finishing with 22.
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