FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13
5A Nogales (0-0) at 6A Tucson (1-0), 7 p.m.
Tucson is 29-3-3 over Nogales dating back to 1919 when the Badgers beat the Apaches 51-0 and 64-0. The two programs didn’t play each other from 1943 to 1985. Since that time, the Badgers are 9-0 with the last game coming in 2014.
5A Desert View (0-1) at 5A Sunnyside (1-0), 7 p.m.
Sunnyside is 14-4 over Desert View dating back to 1985 but the Jaguars are 3-1 since 2016.
5A Ironwood Ridge (0-0) at 4A Canyon del Oro (1-1), 7 p.m.
Ironwood Ridge is 9-3 against Canyon del Oro. The last Dorado victory came in 2010.
5A Marana (0-1) at 4A Walden Grove (2-0), 7 p.m.
This is the first meeting between the two schools.
5A Flowing Wells (0-1) at 4A Amphitheater (2-0), 7 p.m.
Flowing Wells holds a slim 14-13 lead over Amphitheater dating back to 1961. The Panthers won 38-0 last year.
4A Pueblo (0-0) at 5A Cholla (0-1), 7 p.m.
Pueblo leads the series 29-15 dating back to 1972. The Chargers last won in 2013.
4A Sahuaro (0-1) at 3A Sabino (0-0), 7 p.m.
Sabino is 27-16 over Sahuaro since 1974 but the Cougars have won the last two games.
3A Sahuarita (0-1) at 4A Catalina Foothills (0-0), 7 p.m.
Catalina Foothills holds a very slim 4-3 lead on the Mustangs dating back to 1994. Sahuarita won the last match in 2014.
3A Florence (1-5) at 3A Pusch Ridge (5-1), 7 p.m.
Florence is 2-0 against Pusch Ridge in 2011 and 2012.
2A Catalina (0-0) at 5A Rincon/UHS (0-1), 7 p.m.
Rincon/UHS is up 23-15 on Catalina since 1959 and the last victory for the Trojans came in 2004. The teams haven’t played since 2012.
2A Tanque Verde (1-0) at 4A Rio Rico (0-1), 7 p.m.
This is the first meeting for the two programs.
2A Willcox (3-1) at 2A Benson (5-0), 7 p.m.
Willcox holds a 38-29-2 lead on Benson but the Bobcats have won the last eight in a row.
2A Tombstone (0-6) at 2A Bisbee (0-6), 7 p.m.
Bisbee holds a 28-21-1 advantage over Tombstone since 1925. The two teams didn’t play from 1945 to 1980.
1A Williams (4-1) at 1A St. David (5-0), 7 p.m.
1A San Manuel (3-1) at 1A Mogollon (6-0), 7 p.m.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14
2A Santa Rita (0-1) at 4A Palo Verde (0-0), 2 p.m.
Santa Rita and Palo Verde are tied at 20-20 since 1972.
5A Salpointe (4-0) at 5A Mountain View (0-0), 4 p.m.
Salpointe is 15-2 over Mountain View since 2001. The Mountain Lions won in 2007 and 2014.
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