Click here to read the latest Athlete Q&A, this week with Camp Verde High School senior Hannah Collins.
For the second year running, the Mingus Union High School swimming and diving team has retained the Heisley/Estes Cup against cross-valley rival Sedona Red Rock High School.
The Marauders won that trophy for the third year in a row, but were out-touched for the Warrior Cup, 95-93, by Northland Preparatory Academy in a tri-meet at Sedona Community Pool on Tuesday, Oct. 17.
During game one of its home Grand Canyon Region matchup against No. 13 Prescott High School, the Mingus Union High School volleyball team was in system and stayed competitive despite losing 25-22.
Then the Marauders [3-11, 2-7] dropped off, falling in game two 25-8 and in game three 25-20 on Tuesday, Oct. 17.
The stage was set for a memorable evening for the Camp Verde High School boy’s soccer team on Thursday, Oct 19.
It was the opportunity to beat rival and No. 1 Chino Valley High School at home, on senior night, with the Central Region title on the line, the first time that the senior sextuplet would have defeated the Cougars.
But a seven-goal second half by the reigning Conference 2A champions spoiled the occasion, defeating the No. 3 Cowboys [11-2, 6-1] 7-1.
Mingus Union High School’s football team claimed a share of its 20th region title after a 56-0 domination at Coconino High School on Friday, Oct. 20.
The Marauders’ [5-4, 5-1] formula of tough defense and running the ball led them to a third consecutive win. They were up 36-0 at halftime and never looked back.
Camp Verde High School’s boys soccer team proved it could adjust and pull off a comeback when it won 4-3 in overtime at Phoenix Country Day School on Saturday, Oct. 14.
The Cowboys [10-1, 5-0] maintained their unblemished record in Central Region play behind a second-half hat trick from senior striker Nathan Schultz and the overtime game-winner from senior midfielder Brandon Cruz.