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Walden Grove in Final Four of AZ Helmet Challenge After Squeaking by Gilbert

Walden Grove High School did the equivalent of scoring two touchdowns late in the fourth quarter to pull out a victory today over Gilbert in AZ Helmet Challenge.

The Red Wolves trailed Gilbert for most of the 24-hour period before a late surge, winning with 51.8 percent of the vote among 883 tallied.

Walden Grove next faces San Tan Valley Combs High School in the semifinals. Click on this tweet to be able to vote on Twitter:

The other semifinal pits Phoenix Sandra Day O’Connor against Mohave Valley River Valley:

The winner of the AZ Helmet Challenge advances to the National Helmet Challenge next week.


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