Prescott boys tennis takes care of business to defeat Shadow Mountain 8-1 for first win of season on Thursday.
In a four-way match against Wickenburg, Sedona Red Rock and Williams at Antelope Hills Golf Course on Wednesday, Chino Valley golf opened its season with a 196, which is the best score the team has carded under nine-year coach Jerry Behm.
Prescott came out a little shaky in their home opener on Tuesday, even falling behind early to a historically substandard Tempe team. However, the Badgers’ bats caught fire in the middle innings and the rest was history as they routed the Buffaloes 12-1 in five innings.
Josh Baille of the Prescott Pirates Swim Team takes fifth place at the Senior State Championship Meet on Sunday.
The “Defenders of the Cave II” kickboxing tournament will held at Little Dealer Little Prices in Prescott Valley on Saturday, March 14.
In the past few seasons, Prescott boys volleyball has emerged as a state playoff regular, and is coming off one of its better seasons. It will be interesting to see how the Badgers build off that success this year under new head coach Courtney Adams.
The Prescott tennis teams split their season opener against Casteel on Saturday as the girls won 7-2 while the boys fell short 5-4.
Finishing only 10 points behind eventual state champion Snowflake a season ago, the Prescott girls track and field team knew if they worked hard in the offseason, 2020 would bring another chance at glory.
Prescott girls tennis had no seniors on its roster when it made its tremendous run to the state semifinals last year. They were ultimately eliminated by Catalina Foothills but now, the Badgers seem to have a lethal mixture of young talent and experience to contend for a state title.
Much like how the kids would say, it’s been a minute since Prescott boys tennis qualified for state — since 2015 to be exact. The Badgers have hit a lull recently but 14-year head coach Sterling Fetty said the team is experienced enough to turn the ship around.
Having fallen on hard times, it’s been a tough stretch for the Prescott softball program in the past two seasons.
With the Chino Valley High School softball team heading into their season opener against the Kingman High School Bulldogs in the Wrangler Softball Classic 2020 tournament at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 28, Coach Matt Dunn said this year’s team is a young one.
Yes, the season is still very young, but Bradshaw Mountain softball is already living up to some high expectations after taking their first two games of the year by a combined score of 41-0.
Coming into this season, it was obvious Bradshaw Mountain softball was going to be good, especially when you consider that they’re the No. 24-ranked club in the nation, according to MaxPreps. But the way the Bears came out in their season opener on Wednesday by routing Youngker 19-0 could give them a great boost of momentum going forward.
While it’s difficult to gauge how strong Bradshaw Mountain track and field is due to them being a small school, head coach Jason Shaver said there is a number of bright spots on the team that can help put them on the map.
Chino Valley High School senior Phoenix Swiacki was one of four boys cross-country runners from around the state of Arizona to be named First Team All-American Saturday, Jan. 25.
Last season, Bradshaw Mountain softball put together a magical campaign where they clinched the Grand Canyon Region crown and made it all the way to the state semifinals. However, the Bears fell just short in that semifinal game against Salpointe Catholic, ending their season.
The 2020 Prescott baseball team is hoping to make some noise at state a few months from now, and with several seniors on the roster who received regular playtime a season ago, this spring may be a special one for the Badgers.
As he looks forward to his first season coaching the Chino Valley High School baseball team, with the season opener against the Winslow High School Bulldogs at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, Jason Olson said he thinks things are looking good.
Bradshaw Mountain baseball missed the playoffs last year but is looking to make sure that won’t happen again this year.
Two years removed from winning a Division II, Section II championship and advancing all the way to the state semifinals, Bradshaw Mountain’s boys tennis team still has some rebuilding to do.
Bradshaw Mountain’s girls tennis team graduated four seniors from its nine-player roster in 2019, but that doesn’t mean that the Bears won’t be competitive this spring.