Punishing defense, heralded ground game to propel team
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, "I have no doubt our defense is going to be stacked again this year," said Nighthawks senior lineman Marcus Klune (left). With senior center Marvin Snodgrass, the pair aim for a date at University of Phoenix Stadium.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, From left, seniors Ray Cottman, Jake Fischer, Marcus Klune and Marvin Snodgrass have stored up a trailer-full of fury, for one final shot at landing the Nighthawks their first title.
High School Basketball
(G) = Girl's game
Monday, Dec. 1
Mountain View vs. Boulder Creek 7 p.m.
@Marana vs. Palo Verde 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 2
(G) Pusch Ridge vs. Marana 6 p.m.
@Canyon del Oro vs. Amphi 7 p.m.
@Pusch Ridge vs. Marana 8 p.m.
Ironwood Ridge vs. Nogales 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 4
(G) Pusch Ridge vs. Pueblo 6:30 p.m.
(G) Marana vs. Nogales 7 p.m.
@Canyon del Oro vs. Nogales 7 p.m.
Pusch Ridge vs. Pueblo 8 p.m.
@Marana vs. Nogales 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 5
(G) @Marana vs. Cienega 7:30 p.m.
Canyon del Oro vs. Empire 7 p.m.
Ironwood Ridge vs. Basha 7:30 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 8
@Ironwood Ridge vs. Saguaro 7 p.m.
Marana vs. Catalina 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 9
(G) @Canyon del Oro vs. Sabino 7 p.m.
(G) @Marana vs. Empire 7:30 p.m.
Canyon del Oro vs. Sabino 7 p.m.
@Pusch Ridge vs. Douglas 7 p.m.
Ironwood Ridge vs. Buena 7:30 p.m.
Mountain View vs. St. Mary's
Marana vs. Empire 7 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 12
(G) @Marana vs. Catalina 7:30 p.m.
@Canyon del Oro vs. Rincon 7 p.m.
Pusch Ridge vs. Sahuarita 8 p.m.
@Ironwood Ridge vs. Cienega 7 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 13
@Ironwood Ridge vs. Mountain Pointe 5 p.m.
Mountain View vs. Moreau Catholic 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 16
Mountain View vs. Valley Vista 7 p.m.
@Marana vs. Santa Rita 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 17
Canyon del Oro vs. Walden Grove 7 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 18
(G) Canyon Del Oro vs. Marana 7:30 p.m.
(G) @Mountain View vs. Flowing Wells 7 p.m.
@Canyon del Oro vs. Marana 7 p.m.
@Pusch Ridge vs. Miami 7 p.m.
Ironwood Ridge vs. Vista Grande 7 p.m.