The Canyon Springs football team’s appeal after it was forced to forfeit all its wins for the season was denied Friday. Arbor View will take its place in the playoffs.
No decision was made Thursday after the Canyon Springs football team’s appeal was heard regarding the use of an ineligible player. A decision is expected Friday morning.
Bishop Gorman and Liberty will meet for the Desert Region championship Friday night. The Mountain Region semifinals match Palo Verde-Centennial and Arbor View-Desert Pines.
Canyon Springs will have an appeal heard Thursday after a player was ruled ineligible, forcing the team to forfeit its wins. Arbor View is preparing to play Desert Pines in its place.
Canyon Springs’ football team has been forced to forfeit all of its wins for this season because of its use of an ineligible player.
Palo Verde never trailed in a 41-23 win over Las Vegas on Friday, and Canyon Springs turned a botched field-goal attempt into a winning touchdown to stun Arbor View 24-20.
Martin Blake threw 17-yard touchdown pass to Donte McJoy on a botched field goal for the winning score. Bishop Gorman, Liberty advance to Desert Region final.
The Mountain Region playoffs begin Friday, and none of the higher seeds expect an easy quarterfinal matchup — not even the league champions who are facing No. 4 seeds.
Liberty, Gorman look to keep rolling in the Desert Region semifinals, while the Mountain Region playoffs begin with intriguing quarterfinal matchups.
The Centennial boys claimed their second straight Class 4A state championship, while the Coronado girls earned their second crown in school history.