Spring tourneys galore in EV March 8-13 -- BB, SB, boys VB
Originally published: Mar 6, 2014 - 12:00 am
Many East Valley schools set out for spring break this weekend, but that doesn't mean baseball, softball and boys volleyball grinds to a halt.
Several spring break tournaments begin Friday March 7, Saturday March 8 or Monday March 10. Here are teams entered and some schedules for those tournaments:
BOYS VOLLEYBALL: Wolf Howl -- Saturday March 8 at Chandler, Hamilton and Perry high schools. Chandler Payne Gym Pool -- Gilbert, Sandra Day O'Connor, Desert Ridge, Higley and Campo Verde. Chandler Aux. Gym Pool -- Mesa, Mesa Mtn. View, Chandler, Seton, Sunrise Mtn. Hamilton Pool -- Brophy, Hamilton, Deer Valley, Ironwood Ridge, Corona del Sol, Red Mountain. Perry Pool -- Boulder Creek, Perry, Mountain Pointe, Williams Field, McClintock, Mesquite.
Pool play takes place all day Friday and early AM on Saturday. Tournament breaks into single elimination bracket play midday Saturday with Gold, Silver and Bronze brackets. Bracket play is expected to begin between approximately noon and 1 p.m. and continue through mid-late afternoon with the finals.
SOFTBALL: Marcos de Niza-McClintock Invitational -- at McClintock and Marcos de Niza high schools. McClintock Pool -- McClintock, Westview, Williams Field, Mesquite, Skyline and Casa Grande. Marcos de Niza Pool -- Marcos de Niza, Cesar Chavez, Vista Grande, Dobson, Perry and Poston Butte. Saturday March 8 at McClintock HS -- Noon -- McClintock vs. Westview, Williams Field vs. Mesquite. 2 p.m. -- Skyline vs. Casa Grande, Mesquite vs. McClintock. 4 p.m. -- Casa Grande vs. Westview, Williams Field vs. Skyline. Saturday March 8 at Marcos de Niza HS -- Noon -- Marcos de Niza vs. Cesar Chavez, Vista Grande vs. Dobson. 2 p.m. -- Perry vs. Poston Butte, Cesar Chavez vs. Vista Grande. 4 pm. -- Dobson vs. Poston Butte, Perry vs. Marcos de Niza. Monday March 10 at McCliintock HS -- 10 a.m. -- McClintock vs. Skyline, Williams Field vs. Casa Grande. Noon -- Skyline vs. Mesquite, Westview vs. Williams Field. 2 p.m. -- Mesquite vs. Westview, Casa Grande vs. McClintock. Monday March 10 at Marcos de Niza HS -- 10 a.m. -- Marcos de Niza vs. Dobson, Vista Grande vs. Poston Butte. Noon -- Perry vs. Cesar Chavez, Marcos de Niza vs. Vista Grande. 2 p.m. -- Dobson vs. Perry, Poston Butte vs. Cesar Chavez. Tuesday March 11 at McClintock HS -- 10 a.m. -- Westview vs. Skyline, McClintock vs. Williams Field. Noon -- Casa Grande vs. Mesquite. Tuesday March 11 at Marcos de Niza HS -- 10 a.m. -- Vista Grande vs. Perry, Cesar Chavez vs. Dobson. Noon -- Marcos de Niza vs. Poston Butte. Wednesday March 12 (all games at Marcos de Niza HS) -- 10 a.m.-- 6 vs. 6, 5 vs. 5. Noon -- 4 vs. 4, 3 vs. 3. 2 p.m. -- 2 vs. 2, 1 vs. 1 (Championship).
BASEBALL: Desert Vista Invitational -- at Desert Vista HS. Competing schools -- Desert Mountain, Desert Vista, Hamilton, Mesquite, Mesa Mtn. View and Red Mountain. Saturday March 8 final rounds of round-robin play, records are from play on Feb. 28 and March 1 -- 9:30 a.m. --Desert Vista (3-0) vs. Hamilton (3-0), Mountain View (2-1) vs. Mesquite (1-2). 12:30 p.m. -- Mountain View vs. Desert Vista, Red Mountain (0-3) vs. Desert Mountain (0-3). 3:30 p.m. -- Desert Mountain vs. Hamilton, Mesquite vs. Red Mountain.
4th annual Game on Germann Tournament at Campo Verde HS. Competing schools -- Pool A -- Mesa, Agua Fria, Maricopa, Tucson, South Mountain, Campo Verde. Pool B -- Valley Vista, Casa Grande, Higley, Marcos de Niza, Valley Christian, Tempe. Saturday March 8 -- 10 a.m. -- South Mountain vs. Campo Verde, Valley Christian vs. Valley Vista. 1 p.m. -- Maricopa vs. Tucson, Higley vs. Marcos de Niza. 4 p.m. -- Tucson vs. Mesa, Marcos de Niza vs. Tempe. 7 p.m. -- Mesa vs. Agua Fria. Monday March 10 -- 1 p.m. -- South Mountain vs. Maricopa, Valley Christian vs. Higley. 4 p.m. -- Agua Fria vs. Maricopa, Casa Grande vs. Valley Christian. 7 p.m. -- Campo Verde vs. Mesa. Tuesday March 11 -- 1 p.m. -- Tucson vs. Campo Verde, Valley Vista vs. Tempe. 4 p.m. -- Marcos de Niza vs. Valley Vista, Tempe vs. Casa Grande. 7 p.m. -- Higley vs. Casa Grande. Wednesday March 12 -- 10 a.m. -- Campo Verde vs. Maricopa, Tempe vs. Valley Christian. 1 p.m. -- Agua Fria vs. South Mountain, Valley Vista vs. Higley. 4 p.m. -- Mesa vs. South Mountain, Agua Fria vs. Tucson. 7 p.m. -- Casa Grande vs. Marcos de Niza. Thursday March 13 -- 4 p.m -- A2 vs. B2. 7 p.m. -- A1 vs. B1 (championship).
Mesquite Spring Break Tournament -- at Mesquite and Gilbert high schools. Competing schools -- Pool A -- Gilbert, Basha, McClintock, Desert Vista and Bradshaw Mountain. Pool B -- Mesquite, Queen Creek, Prescott, Desert Ridge and Red Mountain. Monday March 10 at Gilbert HS -- 9:30 a.m. -- Gilbert vs. McClintock, 12:30 p.m. -- McClintock vs. Desert Vista. 3:30 p.m. -- Desert Vista vs. Bradshaw Mountain. 6:30 p.m. -- Bradshaw Mountain vs. Basha. Monday March 10 at Mesquite HS -- 9:30 a.m. -- Mesquite vs. Prescott, 12:30 p.m. -- Prescott vs. Desert Ridge, 3:30 p.m. -- Desert Ridge vs. Red Mountain, 6:30 p.m. -- Red Mountain vs. Queen Creek. Tuesday March 11 at Gilbert HS -- 9:30 a.m.-- Desert Vista vs. Gilbert, 12:30 p.m. -- Gilbert vs. Bradshaw Mountain, 3:30 p.m. -- McClintock vs. Basha. Tuesday March 11 at Mesquite HS -- 9:30 a.m. -- Desert Ridge vs. Mesquite, 12:30 p.m. -- Prescott vs. Queen Creek, 3:30 p.m. -- Mesquite vs. Red Mountain. Wednesday March 12 at Gilbert HS -- 9:30 a.m. -- Basha vs. Desert Vista, 12:30 p.m. -- Basha vs. Gilbert, 3:30 p.m. -- Bradshaw Mtn. vs. McClintock. Wednesday March 12 at Mesquite HS -- 9:30 a.m.-- Queen Creek vs. Desert Ridge, 12:30 p.m. -- Queen Creek vs. Mesquite. 3:30 p.m -- Red Mountain vs. Prescott. Thursday March 13 at Gilbert HS -- 9:30 a.m. -- A4 vs. B4. 12:30 p.m. -- A3 vs. B3. Thursday March 13 at Mesquite HS -- 9:30 a.m. -- A5 vs. B5; 12:30 p.m. -- A2 vs B2. 3:30 p.m. -- A1 vs. B1 (championship).
Highland Hawk Tournament -- at Highland HS. Competing schools -- Perry, Williams Field, Cienega, Seton, Dobson, Andress (El Paso, Texas), Franklin, El Paso Texas, Highland. Monday March 10 -- Noon -- Perry vs. Williams Field,. 3 p.m. -- Cienega vs. Seton, Williams Field vs. Dobson. 5:30 p.m. -- Dobson vs. Andress. 8 p.m. -- Franklin vs. Highland. Tuesday March 11 - 9 a.m.. -- Andress vs. Williams Field. Noon -- Andress vs. Perry, Cienega vs. Franklin. 3 p.m. -- Dobson vs. Perry, Seton vs. Franklin. 5:30 pm. -- Cienega vs. Highland. 8 p.m. -- Highland vs. Seton. Wednesday March 12 -- 9 a.m. -- A4 vs. B3. Noon -- B4 vs A3. 3 p.m.-- A2 vs. B1. 6 p.m. -- B2 vs. A1. Thursday March 13 -- 9 a.m. -- A4-B3 loser vs. B4-A3 loser. Noon -- A4-B3 winner vs. B4-A3 winner. 3 pm. -- A2-B1 loser vs. B2-A1 loser. 6 p.m. -- A2-B1 winner vs. B2-A1 winner (Championship).
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