Marcella Brooks’ shot from the left of the goal box to the far right side of the net, just past the reach of Shadow Ridge goalie Cassandra Tolton with three minutes left in overtime, lifted Centennial to a 3-2 win Wednesday in the Class 4A Mountain Region girls soccer quarterfinals at Bettye Wilson Soccer Complex.
Aqui Williams scored on a free kick in the final minute Wednesday, and Foothill beat Green Valley 4-3 at bettye Wilson Soccer Complex.
The Wildcats (25-9) utilized those basic skills to clinch a 25-22, 25-21, 25-22 win over Cimarron-Memorial at Palo Verde in Mountain Region tournament quarterfinal play.
The suddenly hot Liberty Patriots won for the third consecutive time, avenging a regular-season loss in the process with a 25-20, 13-25, 25-18, 25-18 victory over Desert Oasis in a Sunset Region quarterfinal at Bishop Gorman.
Hannah McElheny recorded 14 saves — most of them in the second half — to lead the Trojans past Moapa Valley 1-0 in the quarterfinals of the Class 3A Southern Region tournament at Bettye Wilson Soccer Complex.
Abraham Dolley’s goal with 12 minutes remaining in regulation broke a tie and helped Clark’s boys soccer team snag a 2-1 victory over Tech on Tuesday in the Desert Region quarterfinals at Bettye Wilson Park.
The top-seeded Spartans (20-1-2) rolled to a 6-3 victory over Canyon Springs to earn a berth in the tournament semifinals, in which they’ll meet Eldorado on Thursday.
Mojave’s boys soccer team won 11 games this season based on speed, agility and an explosive offense that averaged 5.9 goals per game in the regular season. But in the opening round of the Class 3A Southern Region tournament Tuesday, it was a defensive prowess that led the Rattlers to a 3-1 victory over Chaparral at Bettye Wilson Park.
Brooklyn Slater had 12 kills on Tuesday to lead Liberty’s girls volleyball team to a 19-25, 25-15, 20-25, 25-19, 15-9 road victory over Green Valley in the Desert Region tournament.
Odunze is the latest in a long line of standout Gorman pass catchers, and is in the midst of a breakout season for the Gaels after playing sparingly as an underclassman.