When Green Valley running back Jaylen McKnight went out with an injury Friday, Josiah Edwards stepped in and helped the Gators to a 21-14 victory at Desert Pines.
Desert Pines senior running back Jovantae Barnes is the only returning 1,000-yard rusher in the valley, and the four-star recruit has 35 scholarship offers.
Centennial needs a win over a Cimarron-Memorial team that is out of the playoff race to claim its first league title since 2002 and the No. 1 seed in the Northwest League.
Jacob Ceci had 15 kills, three aces, three digs and three blocks Thursday to help Coronado’s boys volleyball team clinch the Desert League title with a 25-15, 25-21, 25-19 home win over Foothill.
Bryce Robison spun a four-hit shutout Thursday as Palo Verde’s baseball team clinched the No. 2 seed for the Mountain Region tournament with a 4-0 home win over Centennial.
Megan Bocobo, Sanniyah Haye, Erin Thompson and Dubem Ezeanolue each won two individual events Tuesday to help Faith Lutheran’s girls track team to a 108-31 win over visiting Palo Verde.
Brandon Martin won two individual events and ran on the winning 400-meter relay team Tuesday to help host Legacy win a four-team boys track meet.
Logan Bleazard was 3-for-4 with a home run, two RBIs and two runs scored Tuesday as Coronado’s baseball team handed visiting Silverado its first loss in Desert League play, 13-3 in five innings.
Western’s Jared Smith shot a 2-under-par 70 at Legacy Golf Club on Tuesday to win a Sunset League match.
Jaden Delchambre singled home the eventual winning run to cap a six-run sixth inning that lifted Foothill’s softball team to a 9-8 win at Liberty on Tuesday.