Rincon/University's Ryan Silva will run for Stanford next year, but has unfinished business in high school first. He runs his final races Saturday in the 800 and 1,600, still looking for his first individual state championship.
Salpointe Catholic's Yash Parikh is a freshman in high school years.
Salpointe's Cameron Denson, left, and Thomas McEvoy, center, battle for a rebound with Paradise Valley's Anthony Walker in Saturday's Division II state final in Glendale. The Lancers finished the season 23-11.
GLENDALE - Salpointe Catholic coach Brian Holstrom doesn't know who, but someone on his team scribbled a post-game message on the board inside their locker room Saturday.
Flowing Wells' Lyndsay Leikem, heading up court Saturday, had 19 points and 11 rebounds in the loss.
Salpointe's Cameron Denson, who scored 11 points, was one of four Lancers in double figures. "It's a lot of team basketball," Denson said of the balanced scoring, "and that's making a big difference in the playoffs."
GLENDALE - Salpointe Catholic senior Daniel Arzouman hadn't scored all game when coach Brian Holstrom called on him at the most critical time after he was fouled.
Arizona's Greg Byrne is one of five BCS athletic directors invited to take a tour of a few Nike factories in Asia.
Former CDO High School star Shelley Duncan was in Tucson last week to help at a baseball clinic.
Salpointe Catholic's Cameron Denson, who will be a senior next season, committed to UA on Jan. 12.
Ollie Mayfield led the Tucson Badgers to state championships in 1970 and 1971.
Greg Byrne's travel itinerary last week was a bit off the regular NCAA path. He flew from Tucson to Seoul, South Korea, and then embarked on a 10-day tour of Nike's Asian factories in Guangzhou, China; Hong Kong; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; and later to Bejing and Shanghai.
At 4:09 p.m., Saturday, Salpointe Catholic junior receiver Cameron Denson tweeted "Good day to be a Wildcat." He did so while still in Rich Rodriguez's office with Lancers coach Dennis Bene.
Cameron Denson, catching a TD pass for Salpointe, has numerous offers, but UA has always been his top choice.
Cameron Denson decided where he wanted to play college football a couple of days before Christmas.
Four Lancers defenders smother Mountain View quarterback Cody Rochon during the third quarter at Salpointe Catholic High School.
Salpointe running back Johnny Peña muscles his way through Mountain View's Vaughn Brown on a long run in the fourth quarter. Peña had three runs of 25 or more yards and 215 total rushing yards with three TDs.