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Corona del Sol boys basketball beats Westview, advances to semifinals

Corona del Sol boys basketball beats Westview, advances to semifinals

Jake Pyatt and Graham Eversden, Sports Editor and Sports Writer
February 19, 2017 • 172 views
Filed under Game Recaps, Sports, Top Stories, Uncategorized

The Aztecs were able to take down No. 8 seed Westview, 73-57, in a quarterfinal matchup. The quarterfinal are where the Aztecs had an early exit in last seasons playoffs, but the team was able to get past that obstacle this season. “We were telling the seniors ‘this is your last game on this court, make sure i... Read more »

Boys basketball prevails in first-round playoff test

Boys basketball prevails in first-round playoff test

Jake Pyatt, Sports Editor
February 16, 2017 • 73 views
Filed under Around Corona del Sol, Game Recaps, Top Stories

After eight days without playing, the Aztecs were able to defeat Mountain Ridge, 59-43, in the first round of the state playoffs. “We did what we needed to do,” Head Coach Neil MacDonald said. “When we needed to pick up our defense in the second half we did. That made the difference.” The... Read more »

Girls soccer dominates top-ranked Hamilton, advances to semifinals

Graham Eversden, Staff Writer
February 4, 2017 • 225 views
Filed under Game Recaps, News, Sports, Sports Center

The girls soccer team traveled to Hamilton and outplayed everyone’s expectations to defeat the top-ranked Huskies, 2-1. The Aztecs advance to the semifinals against Desert Vista. “The biggest thing for us is that we played a tough (schedule),” head coach Matt Smith said. “Of the seven teams... Read more »

Girls soccer tops Highland in first round of state tournament

Girls soccer tops Highland in first round of state tournament

Jake Pyatt, Sports Editor
February 2, 2017 • 110 views
Filed under Game Recaps, Sports, Sports Around the State, Top Stories

The game started off with lots of action early on. Highland had a few scoring chances early but goalie Jordan Freese stood her ground and held a clean sheet throughout the game. The Lady Aztecs began to settle down and kept a majority of the possession for the rest of the game. “I think the nerves... Read more »

Aztec soccer passes first test on road to state title

Aztec soccer passes first test on road to state title

Graham Eversden, Staff Writer
February 1, 2017 • 211 views
Filed under Game Recaps, Sports, Top Stories

The Corona del sol boys soccer team survived stressful moments early in the second half to defeat Highland, 4-2, in the first round of the state tournament. The Aztecs controlled the ball from the outset of the match. Just after the two minute mark, the Aztecs drove into the box but were tripped attempting... Read more »

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