No. 10 Salpointe lost to No. 3 Cortez 1-0 in the 4A semifinal round Wednesday night. The Lancers upset defending state champions No. 7 Coronado 5-2 in the first round and No. 2 Greenway 3-2 (OT) in the quarterfinal round.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 7
4A BOYS SEMIFINALS at Williams Field
No. 3 Cortez 1, No. 10 Salpointe 0
THURSDAY, FEB. 8
5A GIRLS SEMIFINALS at Campo Verde
No. 2 Ironwood Ridge vs. Chaparral, 7 p.m.
FRIDAY, FEB. 9
3A BOYS SEMIFINALS at Williams Field
No. 12 Sabino vs. No. 1 AZ College Prep, 5 p.m.
SATURDAY, FEB. 10
4A CHAMPIONSHIP at Williams Field
No. 2 Salpointe vs. No. 1 Flagstaff, 11:30 a.m.
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