Photo: 20 Janie Rudy puts up the shot
Varsity Girls Basketball
Senior night was very special for the nine seniors as the Lady Badgers fed off the emotions of the evening, along with a rabid student section, resulting in a 53-25 thrashing of the visiting Cactus Lady Cobras.
Janie Rudy, one of the nine, said, “It was awesome. I think the support tonight motivated us so much. I was a little nervous, it hyped me up at first, but once I got on the court I was fine.”
There was a lot of energy from the crowd, (student section), that it transcended onto the court. The Lady Badgers came out and pinned the Cobras down early. Cactus was unable to solve the full court press by the Lady Badgers, resulting in an quick 10-3 lead. Prescott held the Cobras scoreless and had a commanding 17-3 lead after one.
Photo: 30 Catie Lake makes her move in the paint
Camille Magnum and Catie Lake were dominate inside, limiting Cactus to one shot on many trips, while scoring a combined six points in the opening quarter. Zoe Libis knocked down the only three of the game and with her second basket. Prescott has a 14 point lead after one quarter.
The two seniors were all smiles after the win. Catie Lake said, I was really nervous at first, but our student was great and it was a lot of fun.” Camille Mangum said, “It was fun to win a game on senior night. Our student section was awesome and it was nice to get a win with everybody here.”
Cactus finally was able to get some good shots to fall in the second. Cobras coach Austin Petcol said something and received an early second quarter technical foul. That seemed to get Cactus going, as the two teams played a pretty even quarter. Prescott led 33-15 at the half.
An extremely strong third quarter sealed the victory for the Lady Badgers as Janie Rudy scored seven in the eight minutes, and Lake added six to bolster the home teams lead to 53-21.
The 32 point cushion led to a running clock for the final eight minutes, which made for a very quick quarter. Despite not scoring a point, Prescott won by 28.
Coach Jami Johnson said, “These girls have worked really hard this season, and I am just happy for them that they got it on senior night.”
The Lady Badgers improved to (2-16) on the season with the non-region win. Prescott still has a pair of home games in the Grand Canyon Region. Mingus will be here on Tuesday, and on Friday, region leader Flagstaff comes to town. Game times are 7pm.
PRESCOTT BADGERS 53, CACTUS LADY COBRAS 25
CACTUS (25)-Boccia 2 0-2 4, Brunzie 1 0-0 2, Zepeda 3 1-2 7, Fuentes 2 2-5 6,
Daugherty 0 0-0 0, Carpenter 0 0-0 0, Delarosa 1 4-6 6, Ghazanfer 0 0-0 0, Garcia 0 0-0 0. 9 7-19 25.
PRESCOTT (53)-Z. Libis 4 4-5 14, R. Libis 0 0-0 0, Huttmann 0 1-2 1, Rudy 6 3-3 15, Lake 5 1-2 11, Contreras 0 0-0 0, Pearce 0 2-2 2, Vick 1 0-0 2, Brandon 2 0-0 4, Magnum 2 0-0 4, Weber 0 0-0 0, Coston 0 0-0 0. 20 11-14 53.
Score by Quarters- 1 2 3 4 – T
Cactus 3 15 3 4 – 25
Prescott 17 16 20 0 – 53
Total Fouls-C 14, P 18
Technical Fouls- Fuentes, Cactus bench, Cactus coach Austin Pectol
Three Pointers-P (1)-Z. Libis
Flagstaff 68, Bradshaw Mountain 35
Lee Williams 54, Barry Goldwater 26
Mingus 63, Mohave 58
Deer Valley 61, Peoria 18
Varsity Boys Soccer
Photo: 23 Oscar Munoz works to get past 12 Brandon Kleva
Twelve seniors were given recognition for their hard work and dedication throughout their years as a Prescott Badger. Then it was time for the game, which the Badgers needed overtime to beat the Mingus Marauders 6-4.
Two seniors, Edgar Martinez and Oscar Munoz scored three goals each to account for the six, giving the Badgers the win.
Mingus, suffering through a six game losing streak, quickly quieted down the home fans at Bill Shepard Field with a goal just 1:04 into the contest. Hgiovani Lagunas kicked in the goal just inside the net as Badger goal keeper Bryan Granados-Estrada stretched out in an attempt to keep the ball out of the net.
The Badgers, with 15 first half shots, scored only once as Oscar Munoz tied the game at one with 8:11 left in the half.
The teams played even in the second half and in the first overtime before Prescott score the two goals for the win. Frank Castro, also a senior, accounted for five assists. Joe Karcie had one assist.
Mingus drops to (0-4 ) in the GCR, and (3-9) overall. Prescott (4-1) in the Grand Canyon Region, (9-1) overall, will visit Flagstaff on Wednesday at 3pm, before a final regular season game at Saguaro the following Monday. Start time is 6pm.
PRESCOTT BADGERS 6, MINGUS MARAUDERS 4
Score by Period- 1 2 OT1 OT2 – F
Mingus 1 2 1 0 – 4
Prescott 1 2 1 2 – 6
Mohave 4, Coconino 0
Flagstaff 2, Bradshaw Mountain 0
GRAND CANYON REGION STANDINGS
School- W-L-T W-L-T
Mohave 5-0-0 10-0-0
PRESCOTT 4-1-0 9-1-0
Flagstaff 2-1-1 3-5-3
Bradshaw Mountain 2-2-0 5-4-0
Lee Williams 1-2-1 5-4-1
Mingus 0-4-0 2-8-0
Coconino 0-4-0 0-10-0
Varsity Girls Soccer
The Badgers extended their winning streak to ten games with a 10-0 blowout over the Mingus Marauders in Cottonwood. Prescott, ranked #2 in the AIA Division 4 poll, will host #1 Flagstaff on Tuesday at 5pm. The winner will take the Grand Canyon Region crown and will be awarded the top seed in the playoffs.
Flagstaff 8, Bradshaw Mountain 0
GRAND CANYON REGION STANDINGS
School- W-L-T W-L-T
Flagstaff 4-0-0 11-0-0
PRESCOTT 4-0-0 10-0-1
Mohave 3-2-0 6-3-0
Bradshaw Mountain 1-2-0 6-3-0
Lee Williams 1-3-0 8-3-0
Coconino 1-3-0 4-5-0
Mingus 0-4-0 3-6-0