High school spotlight games: Friday, December 5, 2014

High school spotlight games: Friday, December 5, 2014


High school spotlight games: Friday, December 5, 2014


Spotlight games

All games at 7 p.m.

Boys basketball

Phoenix Arcadia at Tempe McClintock: Arcadia fell out of the azcentral sports top 10 in Division II this week, suffering a loss to McClintock in last week’s Paradise Valley Invitational. McClintock is off to a strong start behind junior point guard Amiri Chukwuemeka, who is averaging 25 points and 4.6 assists.

Gilbert at Gilbert Highland: This remains one of the better East Valley rivalries. Gilbert relies on its post game, led by Chris Bowling and Truman Moore. Highland is spreading the wealth on offense, after graduating All-Arizona guard Jake Toolson.

Boys soccer

San Luis at Mesa: A top interdivisional matchup with Division II San Luis and Division I Mesa both opening without shutout victories this week. San Luis got two goals from Andres Elizalde in a 5-0 win over Yuma Gila Ridge. Mesa relies on defense, led by midfielder Victor Esquivel.

Girls basketball

Mesa Dobson at Phoenix Mountain Pointe: A rematch of Saturday’s championship game in the Highland Thanksgiving tournament, which Dobson won 70-47. Senior-dominated Dobson won all six of its games in the tournament and is led by guards Alexis Todd and Dyesha Stahley. Mountain Pointe went 3-3 in the season’s first week, alternating wins and losses. Junior guard Tilasha Okey is the team’s driving force.

Phoenix Sandra Day O’Connor at Goodyear Millennium: Millennium got off to a roaring start this season, going 5-0 in the Lady Padres Tip-Off Classic hosted by Tempe Marcos de Niza and knocking off defending Division I champion Phoenix Desert Vista in the title game. All-Arizona junior guard Raina Perez was terrific, averaging 20 points per game in the tournament. New Sandra Day O’Connor coach Victor Littman guided his team to a 3-1 start, led by junior forward Courtney Schrade’s 10 points per game.


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