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.
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.
Arabic McLaurin had 10 aces and 20 assists, and Laurin Carlton had seven aces and 18 digs as Cheyenne’s girls volleyball team knocked off visiting Eldorado in the Mountain Region tournament Monday, 25-9, 25-17, 25-19.
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.
The Desert Shields opened Class 3A Southern Region postseason play in style Thursday, rolling past visiting Sunrise Mountain’s football team, 42-6.
Kiffyn Andreasean had six kills and five aces to guide the Palo Verde’s girls volleyball team to a 25-9, 25-11, 25-3 win over the Desert Pines in their regular-season finale to complete the league schedule with a perfect record.
Jan Duhaylungsod had 30 assists, nine digs and five blocks to propel Rancho’s girls volleyball team to a 20-25, 25-18, 25-13, 21-25, 17-15 home win over Legacy on Tuesday night.
Colton Cook scored twice and had an assist for Foothill’s boys soccer team in a 3-0 home victory over visiting Basic in the Desert Region tournament on Tuesday afternoon.
Allyson Lieber scored on a penalty kick in the first half to help Basic’s girls soccer team edge host Clark in the Desert Region tournament on Tuesday afternoon.
Rancho’s boys soccer team scored a pair of first-half goals Thursday and held on for a 2-1 home win over second-ranked Palo Verde.