Prescott softball ended its only losing streak of the 2021 season in emphatic fashion Tuesday. Trailing Grand Canyon region rival Bradshaw Mountain 4-3 through five innings, the Badger bats came alive in the sixth and seventh frames en route to a 13-5 rout of the Bears in Prescott Valley.
What happens when a team on a hot streak and a team in a slump collide? It’s exactly what you’d imagine as Bradshaw Mountain baseball throttled cross-town rivals Prescott 11-1 in five innings during the first leg of their two-game series Tuesday, April 20.
When the 3A No. 7-ranked Chino Valley baseball team finally gets healthy, watch out.
Coming up short to arch rivals Camp Verde for eight straight years was all the motivation Chino Valley softball needed to completely and utterly demolish the Cowboys 25-2 in their match-up on Tuesday, April 13.
The Yavapai Soccer Club’s 07 Select group of girls took first place overall in the Yavapai Cup played April 9 to April 11, 2021. The club beat Prescott Phoenix Rising 4-3 to win the title after going 3-0-1 in the tournament.
Chino Valley track & field athletes Kaitlyn Roskopf, Demitre Insalaco and Colby Evens all had big performances at the Mingus Qualifier on Thursday, April 1, as they all placed highly in their respective events.
Prescott girls soccer lost only one game all season but it was during the game that mattered most as the Badgers couldn’t solve perennial powerhouse Salpointe Catholic in their heart-breaking 2-0 loss during the 4A state championship game on Saturday, March 20.
Chino Valley wrestler Colby Evens finished his senior season as an unbeaten Division 3 state champion in the 120-pound weight class March 18 at Poston Butte High School in San Tan Valley near Phoenix.
The Prescott boys soccer team’s undefeated season ended in the 4A state semifinals Wednesday afternoon, March 17, as upstart Walden Grove of Tucson eliminated the second-seeded Badgers in a 1-0 final at Scottsdale Christian Academy.
There were still 10 minutes of overtime left and Prescott head coach Paul Campuzano believed the team still had time to flip the script. Lo and behold, the Badgers knew their story wasn’t over yet and wound up pulling a huge rabbit out of their hat, scoring back-to-back goals within the final moments to claim an ever-so-satisfying 2-1 win over the defending champs.
Bradshaw Mountain’s wrestling team captured the program’s first sectional championship this past Saturday, March 13, to qualify for the Division III state tournament Thursday at Poston Butte High School in San Tan Valley near Phoenix.
High school spring sports were given the hardest pill to swallow last year when the COVID-19 pandemic canceled school and the rest of their seasons. Chino Valley softball was one of the teams affected but now they’re hungrier than ever to compete for a spot in state during this comeback campaign.
Jason Olson was robbed of his inaugural year as head coach of the Chino Valley baseball team last season due to this lingering and stubborn coronavirus pandemic.
For the second time in three years, Prescott’s boys soccer team is back in the final four of the 4A state tournament after shutting out Grand Canyon region rival Flagstaff, 3-0, in the quarterfinals Saturday, March 13, at a blustery and snowy Bill Shepard Field.
Despite few minor slip-ups, No. 1 Prescott girls soccer put together a solid all-around outing during a steady 4-1 victory over No. 9 Lee Williams in the state quarterfinals on Saturday, March 13.
Having won two of their last three ball games by a combined score of 35-23, including a 28-7 win over Tempe, the Prescott softball team appeared to have figured things out early on in the 2020 campaign.
The timing of the coronavirus pandemic could not have been worse for the Bradshaw Mountain softball program.
The COVID-19 pandemic has tested everyone’s nerves and resolve over the past year, but it has taught the Bradshaw Mountain baseball team at least one lesson: To play America’s pastime with gratitude this spring.
The 2021 Bradshaw Mountain softball season preview capsule.
The 2021 Bradshaw Mountain baseball season preview capsule.
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The 2021 Bradshaw Mountain baseball season preview schedule.