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Boys regions: Legacy’s Jerry Martin sees hard work pay off

Martin ran the 100-meter dash in a personal-record time of 10.71 seconds on Saturday morning at Desert Oasis to claim the Mountain Region championship and an automatic bid in the state meet next week. The sturdy senior doubled as a running back for Legacy’s football team and said he started preparing for track season after football concluded.

Girls regions: Rancho’s Amir’a Edmond sprints to victory

Edmond ran the 100 meters in 11.84 seconds on Saturday at Desert Oasis to secure the Moutain Region championship — and an automatic bid to the Class 4A state meet next week. Teammate Aniya Smith finished second in 12.11, and Centennial’s Quincy Bonds ran 12.16 for third.

Roundup: T.J. Blanchard-Davis leads Mojave past Del Sol

T.J. Blanchard-Davis had 18 kills, 12 digs, two aces and two blocks to help Mojave’s volleyball team to a 26-28, 25-21, 25-15, 25-18 win over visiting Del Sol on Friday.

Roundup: Palo Verde rallies for win at Faith Lutheran

Sebastian Bejaoui scored 16 points, including a pair of 3-pointers late in the game, as Palo Verde’s boys basketball team rallied for a 70-65 road win over Faith Lutheran on Thursday.

Region championships: Conner Nicholas helps Diamondbacks make history

Nicholas held off hard-charging Massimiliano Swenson of Bishop Gorman to become Desert Oasis’ first region cross country champion. The Diamondbacks also won the boys region team title, another first in school history.

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