Chino Valley boys 7
Phoenix Country Day 0
The Cougars erupted in the second half after battling to a 0-0 tie at halftime Tuesday afternoon in Phoenix.
After Jonathan Alvarez snapped the drought with a goal two minutes into the second half, Chino caught fire. Geo Vedolla finished with a hat-trick in the victory.
Chino Valley (10-1 in conference) closes out the regular season Thursday at home against Camp Verde.
The 12-team state tournament begins Oct. 25 at Campo Verde High School in Gilbert.