The East Valley plays host to one final soccer invite before 2014 with the annual Dobson Mustang Classic. The tournament boasts a field of eight girls teams and 10 boys teams.
Play begins Thursday Dec. 26 and continues through Tuesday Dec. 31. All Dec. 26-28 matches will be played at Red Mountain Park. The semifinals and finals are Dec. 30-31 at Dobson HIgh. Here's the schedule:
Participating teams: Blue Division — Basha, Dobson, Higley and Maryvale. Silver Division — Campo Verde, Ironwood, Mesa and Mesquite.
Thursday Dec. 26 — Noon — Mesquite vs. Campo Verde; Dobson vs. Maryvale; Higley vs. Basha; Ironwood vs. Mesa. Friday Dec. 27 — 10 am. — Basha vs. Dobson; Mesa vs. Mesquite, Maryvale vs. Higley, Campo Verde vs. Ironwood. Saturday Dec. 28 — Noon — Dobson vs. Higley; Maryvale vs. Basha; Ironwood vs. Mesquite; Mesa vs. Campo Verde. Monday Dec. 30 — Semifinals — 1 p.m. — Silver 2 vs. Blue 1; 3 p.m. — Blue 2 vs. Silver 1. Tuesday Dec. 31 — Noon — Championship — Silver 2-Blue 1 winners vs. Blue 2-Silver 1 winner.
Participating teams: Black Division — Central, Cesar Chavez, Coronado, Dobson. Silver Division — Betty Fairfax, Millennium, Vista Grande. Blue Division — Campo Verde, Maricopa, Tolleson.
Thursday Dec. 26 — 10 a. m. — Millennium vs. Campo Verde; Betty Fairfax vs. Tolleson; Vista Grande vs. Maricopa; Coronado vs. Central; Dobson vs. Cesar Chavez. Friday Dec. 27 — Noon — Cesar Chavez vs. Coronado; Campo Verde vs. Betty Fairfax; Tolleson vs. Vista Grande; Maricopa vs. Millennium, Central vs. Dobson. Saturday Dec. 28 — 10 a.m. — Cesar Chavez vs. Central; Betty Fairfax vs. Maricopa; Vista Grande vs. Campo Verde; Millennium vs. Tolleson; Coronado vs. Dobson. Monday Dec. 30 — Semifinals — 9 a.m. — Black 1 vs. Silver 1; 11 a.m. –– Blue 1 vs. Wildcard. Tuesday Dec. 31 — 10 a.m. — Championship — Black 1-Silver 1 winner vs. Blue 1-Wildcard winner.