Mountain Pointe will not see a return to the semi-finals in the AIA State Championship, as they take the loss to Xavier Prep Saturday night in Phoenix, 58-38.
Desert Vista’s boys basketball team rode effective guard play and post scoring to a 66-53 home victory over Red Mountain Friday, in the quarterfinals of the 6A basketball playoffs.
The No. 13-seeded Mountain Pointe Pride girls basketball team upset longtime head coach Miner Webster and the No. 4-seeded Highland Hawks, 49-45, to advance to the second round of the AIA 6A state tournament Wednesday night at Highland high school.
It was a goal of both teams as the season started. They knew they had the talent and work ethic to get there, but they just needed to prove it during the season. And they have.
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