Local athletes made, left plenty of memories
Holly Phillips. left, and Sienna Martinez won the state 5A-I badminton doubles championship.
Mountain Pointe teammates mob Josh Alexander after the Pride held on to a 7-6 victory over Gilbert Mesquite in the state 5A-I semifinals.
Desert Vista's boys golf team did't have a player in the top 10, but placed second in the state 5A-I golf championship.
Desert Vista junior Katie Olsen was named Swimmer of the Year after breaking her own state record in the 100 yard breastroke and added a gold medal in the 50-yard freestyle.
Mouontain Pointe's Chase Blackwell hauls in a pass during the Pride's 12-1 football season that led to a trip to the state semifinals.
Mountain Pointe catcher Kevin Cron gets ready to celebrate after teammate Josh Alexander gets a called third strike on Mesquite's Dylan Giles to send the Pride into the 5A-I baseball state championship game.
With running from players like De'Andre Currie (4) and blocking from Davon Jones (22) and Chris Carl (77) Mountain Pointe's football team took a 12-0 record into the state semifinal game this season.
By Jiahui Jia | Cronkite NewsFriday, June 24, 2016PHOENIX — It was 9 a.m. and the temperature ...
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