Pam Wilmore’s energy helped spark a second-quarter blitz by the Bulldogs, and Centennial rolled to its seventh straight Sunset Region title with a 66-20 victory over Spring Valley on Saturday at Shadow Ridge.
Melanie Isbell made six of Centennial’s 10 3-pointers and finished with 20 points, and the Bulldogs outclassed Gorman 82-44 in the Class 4A Sunset Region semifinals at Shadow Ridge.
After thwarting Sierra Vista’s dual-threat offense on its home field Thursday in a 26-19 victory in the semifinals, Palo Verde (14-5) is back in the Sunset Region final.
Clark held Centennial star Troy Brown to 15 points, and Brown’s last-second 3-point attempt went off the back of the rim, allowing Clark to come away with a 50-47 win over the Bulldogs in the Class 4A Sunset Region semifinals at Shadow Ridge.
Spring Valley’s Kayla Harris had a game-high 23 points while collecting 13 rebounds as the Grizzlies picked up a 75-62 road win in the Sunset Region quarterfinals Wednesday.
Jaylen Fox had 19 points and helped contain Sierra Vista’s high-scoring Maka Ellis during Faith Lutheran’s 79-70 win in the Class 4A Sunset Region quarterfinals.
Caitlin Shannon completed 18 of 23 passes for 211 yards and six touchdowns, including four in the first half, to lead third-seeded Coronado to a 41-6 victory over No. 2 Rancho in the Sunrise Region flag football quarterfinals at Green Valley.
Third-seeded Centennial (13-4) will begin its quest for a repeat when it meets Desert Oasis (12-6), the Southwest League’s No. 2 seed, in the Sunset Region flag football quarterfinals at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Cimarron-Memorial High.
Green Valley sophomore Steele Dias won the 106-pound state championship to help the Gators to their sixth consecutive state title Saturday at Spanish Springs High School.
Having won five consecutive state championships, Green Valley coach Jon Ferry might have expected to feel comfortable with a lead after the first day of the Class 4A state tournament. But Ferry wasn’t feeling so secure as his team prepared to leave the gym after Friday’s semifinal round at Spanish Springs.