Tucson High School Sports

BOYS BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS: Southern Arizona Team Capsules

Playoff matchups for the Class 1A through 6A boys baskeetball state playoffs were announced today by the Arizona Interscholastic Association. The following are brackets and capsules including teams of each classification that AllSportsTucson.com covers:

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5A

5A FIRST ROUND (Wednesday, 7 p.m. games)
No. 16 Mountain View at No. 1 Gilbert
No. 12 Nogales at No. 5 Cactus Shadows
No. 10 Cholla at No. 7 Sunnyslope

No. 10 Cholla

Head coach: Masai Dean (eighth season, 161-56)

Overall record: 18-4

Region record (finish): 10-0 (5A Sonoran champions)

Scoring leader: F Issac Garcia, FR (18.4 ppg)

Rebounding leader: F Josh Sutherland, SR (10.2 rpg)

Assists leader: G Andres Aros, SR (6.1 apg)

Last 10 games: 10-0 (won 11 straight including play-in game over Marana on Friday night)

No. 12 Nogales

Head coach: Ricardo De La Riva (14th season, 259-134)

Overall record: 19-6

Region record (finish): 7-3 (second in 5A Southern)

Scoring leader: G Carlos Cervantes Jr., SR (13.8 ppg)

Rebounding leader: F Luis Martinez, SR (6.5 rpg)

Assist leader: Cervantes (6.4 apg)

Last 10 games: 8-2 (beat visiting Peoria Sunrise Mountain at home Friday in a playoff play-in game)

No. 16 Marana Mountain View

Head coach: Corey Duck (fourth season, 59-43)

Overall record: 15-11

Region record (finish): 7-3 (second in 5A Sonoran)

Scoring leader: G Julian Molina, SR (18.5 ppg)

Rebounding leader: N/A

Assist leader: N/A

Last 10 games: 7-3 (beat Cienega 75-71 in play-in game Friday night)

4A

4A FIRST ROUND (Tuesday, 7 p.m. games)
No. 9 Estrella Foothills at No. 8 Amphi
No. 13 Palo Verde at No. 4 Salpointe
No. 11 Catalina Foothills at Seton Catholic

No. 4 Salpointe Catholic

Head coach: Jim Reynolds (second season, 40-18)

Overall record: 25-2

Region record (finish): 9-1 (4A Kino champions, won tiebreaker over Catalina Foothills with 11-1 conference record)

Scoring leader: G Evan Nelson, JR (19.5 ppg)

Rebounding leader: F Majok Deng, SR (7.5 rpg)

Assist leader: Nelson (4.0 apg)

Last 10 games: 9-1 (automatic qualifier)

No. 8 Amphi

Head coach: Ben Hurley (12th season, 203-139)

Overall record: 19-4

Region record (finish): 9-1 (4A Gila champions)

Scoring leader: N/A

Rebounding leader: N/A

Assist leader: N/A

Last 10 games: 8-2 (automatic qualifier)

No. 11 Catalina Foothills

Head coach: Doug D’Amore (sixth season, 128-44)

Overall record: 18-6

Region record (finish): 9-1 (4A Kino runner-up)

Scoring leader: N/A

Rebounding leader: N/A

Assist leader: N/A

Last 10 games: 9-1 (beat Prescott Valley Bradshaw Mountain Friday night in a playoff play-in game)

No. 13 Palo Verde

Head coach: Marsharne Flannigan (fourth season, 66-36)

Overall record: 20-5

Region record (finish): 8-2 (4A Gila runner-up)

Scoring leader: G Zionn Sandoval, SR (17.9 ppg)

Rebounding leader: F Darrius Rollins, SR (10.6 rpg)

Assist leader: Sandoval (6.0 apg)

Last 10 games: 8-2 (Defeated visiting Desert Edge in a playoff play-in game on Friday)

3A

3A FIRST ROUND (Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.)
No. 19 Catalina at No. 14 Window Rock
No. 5 Pusch Ridge and No. 8 Sabino have byes to second round

No. 5 Pusch Ridge

Head coach: Erik Michaud (first season)

Overall record: 23-4

Region record (finish): 9-1 (3A South champion)

Scoring leader: G Jared Clark, SR (19.0 ppg)

Rebounding leader: F Lucas Elliott, SR (10.0 rpg)

Assist leader: Clark (3.5 apg)

Last 10 games: 8-2

No. 8 Sabino

Head coach: Marty Roth (fifth year, 75-62)

Overall record: 23-3

Region record (finish): 8-2 (second in 3A South)

Scoring leader: N/A

Rebounding leader: N/A

Assist leader: N/A

Last 10 games: 8-2 (current seven-game winning streak)

No. 19 Catalina

Head coach: Obie Tann (third season, 38-43)

Overall record: 16-11

Region record (finish): 5-5 (third in 3A South)

Scoring leader: G Philippe Kijana, SR (26.9 ppg)

Rebounding leader: F Jose Luga, SR (5.5 rpg)

Assist leader: G Taylor Thompson, SR (3.7 apg)

Last 10 games: 5-5

2A

2A (play-in game Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.)

No. 18 Hopi at No. 15 San Manuel

No. 15 San Manuel

Head coach: Damon Lovato (second season, 26-21)

Overall record: 12-9

Region record (finish): 9-5 (third in 2A South)

Scoring leader: G Javy Tamayo, JR (13.8 ppg)

Rebounding leader: F Michael Ochoa, SR (5.0 rpg)

Assist leader: G Jose Moreno, JR (1.0 apg)

Last 10 games: 6-4

1A

1A FIRST ROUND (Friday)

No. 15 Salome vs. No. 2 The Gregory School (at Prescott)

No. 2 The Gregory School

Head coach: Craig Everson (second season, 52-8)

Overall record: 25-4

Region record (finish): 9-0 (1A South champions)

Scoring leader: G Tomari Harris, SR (22.6 ppg)

Rebounding leader: G Anderson Mort, SR (8.7 rpg)

Assist leader: Mort (5.2 apg)

Last 10 games: 8-2 (Defeated Patagonia in the play-in game on Friday)

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