No. 4 Baboquivari fell to No. 2 Rock Point 69-61 in the 1A state championship game played in Prescott Valley Saturday afternoon. This was the third straight runner-up finish for Baboquivari (27-4) and the first championship for Rock Point (25-4).
The Warriors lose Autumn Nelson (17.7 points per game ), Alohilani Felix (10.7) and Noelle Jose (6.8) to graduation.
SATURDAY, FEB. 22
G Basketball Championship (1A)
No. 2 Rock Point 69, No. 4 Baboquivari 61
Baboquivari fans in the corridor of FTC chanting "Lady Warriors" to greet their state runner up team honestly put a tear in my eye. This is how you support your kids.
G Soccer Semifinals (4A/5A)
No. 10 Ironwood Ridge over No. 6 Desert Mountain, 1-1 (PK 5-3)
No. 4 Catalina Foothills 1, No. 1 Prescott 0
No. 3 Flagstaff over No. 7 Salpointe, 1-1 (PK 3-2)
Congratulations Katelyn Kelch with today’s game winning goal vs Prescott! pic.twitter.com/c7GGFoKSxG
B Basketball Second Round (3A)
No. 5 Sabino 56, No. 12 Holbrook 50
No. 3 ALA-Queen Creek 62, No. 14 Pusch Ridge 32
Final! Way to play boys, they brought their whole town and you played your game. Thank you Sabino students and fans, that was fun!
On to Prescott. pic.twitter.com/P3m61xZjUY
G Basketball Quarterfinals (2A/4A)
No. 3 Sahuaro 50, No. 6 Mesquite 40
No. 2 Shadow Mountain 62, No. 10 Salpointe 52
No. 5 Flagstaff 51, No. 13 Rio Rico 39
No. 10 St. Johns 42, No. 2 Bisbee 26
Sahuaro's Alyssa Brown moving up:
28 Camille Zimmerman, TempePrep 2,054) 2014
29 Alyssa Brown, Sahuaro 2,044) 2021
30 Taneisha Gossett, Flowing Wells 2,043) 1994
6 Paula Pyers, Santa Rita 2,082)1984
7 Alyssa Brown, 2,044)
8 Taneisha Gossett, 2,043) 1994
B Soccer Semifinals (4A/5A)
No. 4 Arcadia 2, No. 1 Douglas 1 (OT)
No. 1 Sunnyside 5, No. 4 Sunrise Mountain 2
UPDATED with player info, including a hat trick by Fabian Mendoza and two goals by Demille Flores — two names we'll hear a lot about in years to come — in Sunnyside's 5A semifinal win today: https://t.co/6XfFqifddQ
B Basketball Quarterfinals (2A)
No. 5 Rancho Solano 64, No. 13 San Manuel 39
MONDAY, FEB. 24
G Basketball Quarterfinals (3A)
No. 1 Sabino vs. No. 8 Chinle at Prescott Valley, 5:30 p.m.
TUESDAY, FEB. 25
B Basketball Semifinals (4A)
No. 2 Salpointe hosts No. 3 Catalina Foothills, 7 p.m.
B Basketball Quarterfinals (3A)
No. 5 Sabino vs. No. 4 Paradise Honors at Prescott Valley, 1 p.m.
B Soccer Championships (5A)
No. 1 Sunnyside vs. No. 3 Carl Hayden at Mountain View, 6 p.m.
G Soccer Championships (4A/5A)
No. 10 Ironwood Ridge vs. No. 1 Casteel at Higley, 6 p.m.
No. 4 Catalina Foothills vs. No. 3 Flagstaff at Williams Field, 5 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 26
G Basketball Semifinals (4A)
No. 3 Sahuaro at No. 2 Shadow Mountain, 7 p.m.
FRIDAY, FEB. 28
B Basketball Semifinals (3A)
G Basketball Semifinals (3A)
SATURDAY, FEB. 29
B Basketball Championship (3A/4A)
G Basketball Championship (3A/4A)
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