THURSDAY, JAN. 25
6A PLAY-IN GIRLS
No. 12 Tucson vs. No. 21 Corona del Sol at Palo Verde, 6 p.m.
5A PLAY-IN GIRLS
No. 11 Sahuaro hosts No. 22 Maricopa, 6 p.m.
No. 14 Flowing Wells hosts No. 19 Shadow Ridge, 5 p.m.
No. 15 Mountain View hosts No. 18 Independence, 6 p.m.
No. 17 Buena at No. 16 Willow Canyon, 6 p.m.
4A PLAY-IN GIRLS
No. 10 Walden Grove hosts No. 23 Gila Ridge, 5 p.m.
No. 12 Douglas hosts No. 21 Nogales, 6 p.m.
No. 22 Palo Verde at No. 11 Bradshaw Mountain, 4 p.m.
No. 24 Canyon del Oro at No. 9 Sunrise Mountain, 5 p.m.
6A PLAY-IN BOYS
No, 17 Tucson at No. 16 Mesa, 6 p.m.
5A PLAY-IN BOYS
No. 10 Desert View hosts No. 23 Kellis, 6 p.m.
No. 13 Flowing Wells hosts No. 20 Sahuaro, 7 p.m.
No. 16 Ironwood Ridge hosts No. 17 Cholla, 6 p.m.
4A PLAY-IN BOYS
No. 9 Catalina Foothills hosts No. 24 Amphitheater, 6 p.m.
No. 10 Salpointe hosts No. 23 Yuma, 6 p.m.
No. 14 Walden Grove hosts No. 19 Saguaro, 7 p.m.
No. 16 Nogales host No. 17 Flagstaff, 6 p.m.
No. 20 Pueblo at No. 13 Sunrise Mountain, 6 p.m.
No. 22 Rio Rico at No. 11 Higley, 6 p.m.
AUTOMATIC STATE QUALIFIERS
No. 17 Sahuarita at No. 11 Tanque Verde, Thursday, 6 p.m.
(If Sahuarita wins, the Mustangs will earn the automatic playoff berth. If Tanque Verde wins, then No. 12 Sabino earns automatic bid and the Mustangs might not qualify for the 16-team state bracket.)
No. 13 Sabino
No. 11 Empire (projected at-large)
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