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Storms affected every football game in Southern Arizona last Friday. There was not a single game in the area that was not delayed or postponed. Two games, CDO/Ironwood Ridge and Pusch Ridge/ Scottsdale Christian did not resume that night.
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Canyon Del Oro and Ironwood Ridge met for the state title on Monday, adding more drama to their already heated rivalry. The teams split their two previous meetings this season. CDO won their regular season meeting, while Ironwood Ridge won their earlier playoff match-up.
The Pusch Ridge baseball team had a stellar season, but in the end could not overcome their nemesis Desert Christian. The Lions went 26-6 on the season, but fell three times to the Eagles, including a 4-2 loss in the Division IV baseball championship game.
The Catalina Foothills boys and girls tennis teams both capped undefeated seasons with Division II state championships.
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Three area athletes won state tennis championships and several others advanced to the state semi-finals.
The Marana baseball team closed out the 2014 season with a 3-2 win over Casa Grande. Despite a winning record, the Tigers’ season appears to be over.
The Pusch Ridge softball team had an easy go of it on Tuesday, beating San Miguel 17-6 on Tuesday afternoon. The Lion pounded out 10 hits and took advantage of four San Miguel errors in the five-inning, run rule shortened game.
The Marana softball team got an important win on Tuesday afternoon, beating Casa Grande 7-4 in the regular season finale. The win snaps a two-game losing streak and could help them solidify their playoff position.
The Marana boys volleyball team righted the ship just a bit and earned and important 3-2 win over Tucson High on Tuesday night. The Tigers snapped a two-game skid and attempt to remain a part of the 24-team state playoffs.
Canyon Del Oro did their best to wrap-up a top-16 seed and a first round home game in the Division II state baseball playoffs. The Dorados needed a late rally, but beat Palo Verde 8-7 on Monday afternoon.
Pusch Ridge duo of Davis Towne and Cameron Vick have advanced to the Division III Boys Doubles State quarterfinals and will meet Marc Anthony Luna and Emilio Mendez of Bisbee. They return to the court on May 2, at the Paseo Racquet Club in the Phoenix area.
The Marana boys volleyball team gave Salpointe all they could handle, but in the end the Lancers prevailed 3-2.
The Marana softball team’s rough patch continued on Thursday when they lost to Sunnyside 4-1. It was their third loss in four games.
The third ranked Canyon Del Oro softball team won its 13th consecutive game with a 7-2 win over No. 7 Sabino.
Mike Doty and Oliver Harris combined on a five-inning perfect game as the Pusch Ridge baseball team downed Patagonia 19-0 on Tuesday afternoon.
The Ironwood Ridge baseball team used a huge third inning to beat Marana 7-3 on Tuesday afternoon.
Ten Catalina Foothills and four Ironwood Ridge tennis players earned top-eight seeds in the Division II boys and girls singles and doubles state tournament.
The Marana boys baseball team suffered a big defeat in their quest to make the Division II state playoffs. They fell 8-1 to Palo Verde on Monday and now their playoff hopes are in real jeopardy.
The Marana boys volleyball team beat CDO 3-0 on Tuesday night, winning their fifth match in six tries.
Canyon Del Oro used one huge inning to propel themselves to a 6-4 win over Ironwood Ridge in a showdown of top-four teams on Tuesday.