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Prep highlights: Chandler boys stun Highland

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Posted: Saturday, February 2, 2008 4:36 am | Updated: 11:01 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

Eli Godinez scored 25 points, including 12 in the fourth quarter, to lead all scorers as Chandler upset visiting Gilbert Highland 67-65 in a 5A-I Fiesta Region boys basketball game on Friday. Highland (21-4, 6-1), ranked No. 1 in the power rankings, came into the game riding a 15-game winning streak.

Godinez was 3-for-3 from the field and 5-for-5 from the line in the fourth quarter to seal the victory for the Wolves (14-11, 3-3).

Devirous Johnson scored 16 points and grabbed eight rebounds for the Wolves and Rob Williams added 13 points.

Matt Carlino led the Hawks with 21 points and Nick Witherill added 18.


Brad Turner scored a hat trick to lead Valley Christian over Phoenix Christian 6-1 at the Tempe Sports Complex in 3A-1A state tournament play. Paul Barker turned in an equally impressive performance with a pair of goals and an assist while Johnny Humphrey added the other goal for the Trojans.

In other 3A-1A state matches, Fountain Hills fell to Phoenix South Pointe 2-1, Florence defeated Phoenix Bourgade Catholic 3-1, Phoenix Northwest Christian knocked off Eloy Santa Cruz 5-2, Wellton Antelope outlasted Tucson Pusch Ridge in penalty kicks 1-0 (6-5), Yuma Catholic pounded Thatcher 8-0, Wickenburg defeated Tucson Tanque Verde 5-0 and Safford defeated Mohave Valley River Valley 1-0 (4-2 penalty kicks).


Valley Christian and Fountain Hills both advanced to the second round of the 3A-1A state soccer tournament. Valley Christian shut out Globe 4-0 and Fountain Hills defeated Coolidge 4-1.

In other 3A-1A tournament matches, Yuma Catholic defeated Tucson Pusch Ridge 3-2 (4-2 penalty kicks) and Phoenix Northwest Christian beat Safford 4-1.


Charles Ward poured in 40 points to lead Arcadia over Tempe 90-86 in a 4A-II East Sky Region game at Arcadia. David Carroll added 14 for the Titans. Erik Battle led the Buffaloes with 27 points. …

Michael Proctor’s 15 points, 11 rebounds, six assists, four blocks and two steals led host Desert Vista (20-3, 4-0) over Basha (16-8, 2-2) 63-43 in a 5A-I Central Region game. Josh Lowery led all scorers with 18 points for the Thunder. …

Mike McCoy and Logan Robinson led all scorers with 16 points each as Corona del Sol defeated Mountain Pointe 78-54 in a 5A-I Central Region contest. Jahii Carson led the Pride (3-20, 0-4) with 14 points. …

J.J. Miller scored 25 points as Cactus Shadows outscored Phoenix Shadow Mountain by 11 points in the fourth quarter in a 78-67 5A-I Desert Sky Region victory. David Byrne added 12 points for the Falcons (9-16, 4-6).


Lexi Moody scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead visiting Arcadia (16-12, 5-5) over Tempe 46-37 in a 4A-II East Sky Region game. Mayan Zeitlin added 11 points and six assists for the Titans. …

Amanda Ekabutr’s free throw with three seconds left helped Westwood to a 54-53 victory over host Mesa in a 5A East Valley Region game. Teanna Boxley scored 19 points for Westwood (10-17, 1-6). …

Deanna Reich scored 21 points, including nine in the fourth quarter, and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Red Mountain (8-17, 4-3) to a 61-57 win over visiting Dobson in a 5A-I East Valley Region matchup. Sarah Hatch added 13 points for the Mountain Lions while Kameron Knutson led the Mustangs (16-9, 4-2) with 15 points. …

Jenna Spector scored 26 points to lead Mountain Pointe to a 71-65 win over Corona del Sol in a 5A-I Central Region game. Jordyn Wentis led the Aztecs (10-14, 1-3) with 16 points. … Aria Krumwiede, Libby Valentine and Sam Russell each scored 13 points as Chaparral (18-8, 9-2) beat host Saguaro 50-39 in a 4A-I Desert Sky Region game. Dariss Bluhm led all scorers with 14 points and added 19 rebounds for Saguaro (9-15, 4-6). … Kali Hubbard scored 18 points to lead Queen Creek past visiting Higley 53-37 in a 4A-II East Sky Region game. Jamie Cuttcamp had 15 rebounds for the Bulldogs (20-6, 8-2).

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