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Preview: Arizona District 10 Majors Tournament of Champions

Little League

PRESCOTT — For Farmers Insurance of Prescott, it’s one title down and one to go.

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AIA to add girls wrestling to sports lineup for 2018-19

Prep Sports

PRESCOTT VALLEY — The Arizona Interscholastic Association announced earlier this week it would add girls wrestling to the winter sports season for the upcoming 2018-19 school year.

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Farmers Insurance claims Prescott City Championship in extras

Little League

PRESCOTT — Entering Thursday night’s Prescott City Championship Tournament title contest, Farmers Insurance faced an opponent it had run-ruled twice before during the regular season.

Kiwanis, Holdsworth, Diamond Outfitters advance in City Majors tourney

Little League

PRESCOTT — In the opening round of the Prescott Little League City Championship Tournament Saturday at Bill Vallely’s upper and lower fields, no upsets were recorded, as second-seeded Kiwanis, No. 4 Holdsworth-Chadd Fuller and No. 3 Arizona Diamond Outfitters rolled to victory.

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Preview: Farmers Insurance favored in city’s Majors tournament

Little League

PRESCOTT — Prescott Little League plays host to its 2018 Majors City Championship Tournament today, May 19, through Thursday, May 24, with seven teams ages 9-12 at Bill Vallely’s upper and lower fields, 621 N. Washington Ave.

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8 Prescott Pirates qualify for regional, state meet

Prep Swimming

CHANDLER— Jayden Long, Joshua Baillie and Renee Baillie of the Prescott Swim Team did well enough at the 2018 May Dayz Meet on April 28 and 29 in Chandler that they’ll be moving on to the Arizona Aquatic Swim state competition at the end of July in Phoenix.

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Bagdad wins 1A Conference state baseball championship

Prep Baseball: State Playoffs

TEMPE — Bagdad was in a hurry to end the curse, the 1A Conference championship game and send Israel Loveall out as a champ.

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Bagdad baseball conquers Williams, advances to 1A title game Monday

Prep Baseball: State Playoffs

GOODYEAR — Will the Bagdad baseball team’s state-title drought be broken? Well, this just might be the Sultans’ year.

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Bagdad advances to state semifinals after 8-0 shutout of Valley Union

Prep Baseball: State Playoffs

GOODYEAR — The 1A top-ranked Bagdad baseball team advanced to the state semifinals after shutting out eighth-seeded Valley Union Saturday at Goodyear Baseball Complex.

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Walk-off homer by Casteel sends Cougars home

Prep Baseball: State Playoffs

SURPRISE — Chino Valley’s thrilling 2018 season ended in the 3A state quarterfinals Saturday at Surprise Sports Complex in a 4-3 loss after Casteel hit a walk-off home run in the seventh inning to advance to the semis next weekend.

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Bagdad softball upsets 2-time defending state champ Ray in semis

Prep Softball: State Playoffs

PHOENIX — Seven years after winning its third 1A state championship, Bagdad’s softball program is back in the title game.

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Chino Valley baseball pounces on Show Low in 3A’s 1st round

Prep Baseball: State Playoffs

SURPRISE — With ace Tyler Hixon dealing on the mound, the seventh-seeded Chino Valley baseball team busted out the big sticks in the first round of the 3A State Tournament Friday night, scoring five runs apiece in the third and fourth innings en route to a 12-0 run-ruled rout of No. 10 Show Low.

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No. 3 Bagdad shuts out Hayden 10-0

Prep Softball: State Playoffs

PHOENIX — Bagdad’s third-seeded softball team advanced to the 1A state tournament semifinals for the first time since 2011 on Friday, shutting out No. 6 Hayden in a run-ruled five innings in the quarterfinal round.

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Prescott boys volleyball advances to state for 1st time

Prep Boys Volleyball

PRESCOTT — The No. 13-ranked Prescott boys’ volleyball team defeated No. 20 Liberty, 3-2, in an epic AIA 5A state play-in match Thursday night at the dome gym, handing the third-year Badgers program its first-ever trip to the state tournament.

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Bradshaw boys’ tennis upsets Nogales, heads to state semis

Prep Tennis: State Playoffs

NOGALES — Bradshaw Mountain’s fifth-seeded boys’ tennis squad stayed hot in the AIA Division II State Team Tournament Wednesday afternoon, knocking off No. 4 Nogales, 5-2, in the quarterfinals, and will face four-time defending state champion Catalina Foothills in the semis.

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Prescott’s Bradley places 3rd at D-II state in 1-mile run

Prep Track & Field

MESA — On opening day of the AIA Division II State Championships Wednesday afternoon, Prescott senior Matthew Bradley placed third out of 26 runners in the 1,600-meter run, posting a personal-record time of 4 minutes and 18.64 seconds, to medal at Mesa Community College.

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Chino Valley softball stuns Safford, advances to state quarters

Prep Softball: State Playoffs

PHOENIX — Chino Valley’s 13th-seeded softball team upset No. 4 Safford, 6-4, in the first round of the AIA 3A State Tournament Saturday afternoon at Rose Mofford Softball Complex to advance to the quarterfinals.

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Casa Grande eliminates Bradshaw softball in state’s 1st round

Prep Softball: State Playoffs

CASA GRANDE — Three days after dominating Peoria in a state play-in round game at home, Bradshaw Mountain’s softball team was eliminated by Casa Grande, 11-5, in the first round of the AIA’s 4A State Tournament Saturday morning.

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Bradshaw’s Turner, Calia fall in state doubles quarterfinal

Prep Tennis: State Doubles

GLENDALE — Bradshaw Mountain boys’ tennis’ fourth-seeded tandem of Dawson Turner and Tyler Calia were eliminated in the AIA Division II state doubles tournament quarterfinals Friday night at Paseo Racquet Center, losing in straight sets to Notre Dame Prep’s Kaden Macor and Max Bilyk.

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Photo: 5 Chino Valley student-athletes sign letter of intent

Prep Athletics

Five student-athletes from Chino Valley signed a letter of intent April 25 to play at the next level.

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Saguaro stuns Badgers with late-inning rally, advances to state

Prep Baseball: State Play-In Round

PRESCOTT – Up two runs in the seventh inning of a ballgame they never trailed at any point, with arguably their best pitcher taking the ball for a save, Prescott players and their fans were likely ready to celebrate a state playoff berth for the first time in two years.

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Bears rally in 4th, advance to state playoffs with 9-2 rout over Peoria

Prep Softball: State Play-In Round

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Tied 2-2 entering the bottom of the fourth inning against Peoria Wednesday afternoon, Bradshaw Mountain’s softball team needed a jolt in its 4A state play-in tournament game at the Bears’ campus field.

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Bradshaw Mountain tennis edges Nighthawks, advance to state quarters

Prep Tennis: State

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Bradshaw Mountain’s boys’ tennis squad tallied its first state team tournament victory in five years Wednesday, topping Ironwood Ridge of Oro Valley, 5-4, in a thrilling AIA Division II opening-round match.

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Marauders escape 9-8, eliminate Bears’ baseball from postseason

Prep Baseball: State Play-In Round

COTTONWOOD — Bradshaw Mountain’s late rally at Mingus came up just short in the state play-in tournament.

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Preview: Bradshaw boys’ tennis hosts Ironwood Ridge today in state opener

Prep Tennis: State Playoffs

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Division II’s fifth-seeded Bradshaw Mountain boys’ tennis squad will play host to an opening-round state team tournament match for the first time in five years at 3 p.m. today, April 25, versus No. 12 Ironwood Ridge on the Bears’ campus courts.