The Mountain Lions accomplished that feat by exacting a bit of revenge in their Desert Region quarterfinal football matchup — a convincing 30-6 victory over visiting Green Valley.
The Gators ran out the final 5:56 of their 18-6 win at Basic on Friday.
The Falcons bounced back after losing to Liberty by beating Green Valley on Thursday.
Here are the 2018 boys basketball honors, as selected by coaches.
Here are the 2018 girls basketball honors, as selected by coaches.
Spring Valley 132-pounder Andres Garcia beat the Sunrise Region champion, the Sunset runner-up and last week’s Sunset Region champion to claim his first Class 4A state championship Friday at The Orleans Arena.
Desmond Bowers turned a run to the left side into a 99-yard touchdown to finish the scoring in Green Valley’s 35-21 home win over Basic on Friday.
The Gators earned a 33-27 overtime victory at Faith Lutheran last week despite kickoff being delayed until 9:26 p.m. due to weather.
Braxton Harms ran right up the middle into the end zone from 4 yards out with 11 seconds remaining to give Green Valley a dramatic 24-21 home victory over Centennial on Friday night.
Centennial swept both genders in the Class 4A state track meet at Foothill on Saturday, winning the seventh consecutive state title for the girls, and fourth in six years for the boys.