The shots kept coming and the misses kept mounting. In all, No. 3 Salpointe (15-2) took some 17 shots on goal Wednesday night but only one found the net. Sometimes, that’s all a team needs…
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 13
SOCCER QUARTERFINALS: GIRLS 5A
No. 1 Ironwood Ridge over No. 9 Cactus Shadows, 0-0 (PK 6-5)
No. 2 Casteel over No. 10 Rincon/UHS, 2-0
SOCCER QUARTERFINALS: GIRLS 4A
No. 3 Salpointe over No. 6 Prescott, 1-0
No. 2 Arcadia over No. 7 Sahuaro, 2-1
5A BOYS BASKETBALL FIRST ROUND
No. 7 Sunnyslope 49, No. 10 Cholla 38
No. 5 Cactus Shadows 66, No. 12 Nogales 54
No. 1 Gilbert 66, No. 16 Mountain View 32
3A BOYS BASKETBALL FIRST ROUND
No. 14 Window Rock 67, No. 19 Catalina 64
2A BOYS BASKETBALL PLAY-IN
No. 15 San Manuel 66, No. 18 Hopi 60
6A GIRLS BASKETBALL FIRST ROUND
No. 5 Highland 48, No. 12 Tucson 38
Sahuaro sophomore Lucky Franke led the Cougars with 24 points in the rout over Greenway. She talks about her performance and her team’s next challenge at home against Pueblo on Saturday in the 4A quarterfinals. #azpreps365 pic.twitter.com/8PXcL2tMq6
4A GIRLS BASKETBALL FIRST ROUND
No. 4 Sahuaro 64, No. 13 Greenway 28
No. 6 Salpointe 60, No..11 Cactus 53
No. 7 Flagstaff 67, No. 10 Rio Rico 54
No. 12 Pueblo 48, No. 5 Desert Edge 26
THURSDAY, FEB. 14
5A GIRLS BASKETBALL QUARTERFINALS
No. 13 Rincon/UHS at No. 12 Casteel, 7 p.m.
FRIDAY, FEB. 15
4A BOYS BASKETBALL QUARTERFINALS
No. 12 Mesquite at No. 4 Salpointe, 7 p.m.
No. 8 Amphitheater at No. 1 Shadow Mountain, 7 p.m.
No. 11 Catalina Foothills at No. 3 Buckeye, 7 p.m.
2A BOYS BASKETBALL FIRST ROUND
No. 6 St. Augustine vs. No. 11 Pima at Yavapai, 9 a.m.
No. 15 San Manuel vs. No. 3 Globe at Yavapai, 6 p.m.
1A BOYS BASKETBALL FIRST ROUND
No. 2 Gregory School vs. No. 15 Seligman at Prescott, 7:30 p.m.
No. 9 Patagonia vs. No. Mogollon at Prescott, 1:30 p.m.
3A GIRLS BASKETBALL SECOND ROUND
No. 1 Sabino vs. No. 16 Paradise Honors at Amphitheater, 7:30 p.m.
No. 5 Tanque Verde vs. No. 21 Monument Valley at Amphitheater, 5:30 p.m.
2A GIRLS BASKETBALL FIRST ROUND
No. 12 Desert Christian vs. No. 5 Valley Sanders at Bradshaw Mountain, 4:30 p.m.
1A GIRLS BASKETBALL FIRST ROUND
No. 15 Cibecue vs. No. 3 Baboquivari at Bradshaw Mountain, 10:30 a.m.
No. 9 St. David vs. No. 8 Grand Canyon at Prescott, 9 a.m.
No. 12 Valley Union vs. No. 5 Mogollon at Prescott, 3 p.m.
No. 14 Immaculate Heart vs. No. 3 Anthem Prep at Bradshaw Mountain, 9 a.m.
SATURDAY, FEB. 16
SOCCER SEMIFINALS: BOYS 5A
No. 1 Sunnyside vs. No. 5 Independence at Coronado, 11 a.m.
No. 2 Rincon/UHS vs. No. 3 Campo Verde at Coronado, 1 p.m.
SOCCER SEMIFINALS: BOYS 4A
No. 1 Salpointe vs. No. 4 Flagstaff at Williams Field, 11 a.m.
No. 7 Catalina Foothills vs. No. 6 Prescott at Williams Field, 1 p.m.
SOCCER SEMIFINALS: GIRLS 5A
No. 1 Ironwood Ridge vs. No. 5 Campo Verde at Coronado, 3 p.m.
SOCCER SEMIFINALS: GIRLS 4A
No. 3 Salpointe vs. No. 2 Arcadia at Williams Field, 5 p.m.
No. 5 Catalina Foothills vs. No. 1 Thunderbird at Williams Field, 1 p.m.
3A BOYS BASKETBALL SECOND ROUND
No. 5 Pusch Ridge vs. No. 12 Blue Ridge at Amphitheater, 7:30 p.m.
No. 8 Sabino vs. No. 24 Fountain Hills at Amphitheater, 5:30 p.m.
4A GIRLS BASKETBALL QUARTERFINALS
No. 12 Pueblo at No. 4 Sahuaro, 7 p.m.
No. 6 Salpointe at No. 3 Mesquite, 7 p.m.
FRIDAY, FEB. 22
4A GIRLS BASKETBALL SEMIFINALS
Pueblo/Sahuaro winner vs. TBD at GCU, 5:45 p.m.
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