Desert Vista seemed to have limped into the first round of the 6A playoffs after falling to Queen Creek in the regular-season finale last week with numerous contributors battling injuries.
Matt Denny, who coached Mountain Pointe's baseball program the last three seasons, has been recommended by Casteel High School to become the school's next head baseball coach.
Rich Wellbrock is resigning as the head football coach at Mountain Pointe High School after two seasons leading the program.
The final rankings of the prep football season released Saturday by the Arizona Interscholastic Association revealed Desert Vista will host a playoff game for the second straight year.
Desert Vista had trouble against a Queen Creek looking to bounce back while missed field goals proved to be the difference for Mountain Pointe against Corona del Sol in a double-overtime thriller.
The final game of the season for Mountain Pointe brought with it plenty of drama, as the Pride fell to Corona del Sol in double-overtime, 34-33 on Friday night.
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