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Don KetchumStaff Writer, AIA365.com email@example.com
Non-football events take center stageSep 3, 2012
After an extra day of rest on Monday (Sept. 3), action in cross country, golf small-school soccer and girls volleyball heats up again this week with several tournaments, mainly on Friday (Sept.7) and Saturday (Sept. 8).
Here’s a look at that competition, in Phoenix, Scottsdale, the southwest, northwest and north Valley, and northern Arizona . . .
Payson Multi Meet (boys and girls), Wednesday (Sept. 5) at Payson High.
NCS Meet (boys and girls), Thursday (Sept. 6) at the Victory Lane Sports Complex, Glendale.
Boys teams – Queen Creek Canyon State Academy, Chandler Prep, Mesa Prep, Phoenix North Pointe Prep, Phoenix Northwest Christian, Surprise Paradise Honors, Scottsdale Rancho Solano, Phoenix Scottsdale Christian, Tempe Prep, Phoenix Valley Lutheran.
Girls teams – Chandler Prep, Gilbert Classical, Mesa Prep, Prescott Valley Mingus Mountain Academy, North Pointe Prep, Northwest Christian, Paradise Honors, Rancho Solano, Scottsdale Christian, Tempe Prep, Valley Lutheran.
Adobe Invitational (boys and girls), Saturday at the Victory Lane Sports Complex, Glendale.
Boys and girls teams – Phoenix Barry Goldwater, Anthem Boulder Creek, Glendale Deer Valley, Glendale Mountain Ridge, Phoenix Sandra Day O’Connor.
Ray Wherley Invitational (boys and girls), Saturday at Embry-Riddle University, Prescott.
Canyon de Chelly Invite (boys), Saturday at Chinle High.
Teams – Ganado, Tuba City Greyhills, Keams Canyon Hopi, Many Farms, Page, Pinon, Red Mesa, Tuba City, Sanders Valley, Fort Defiance Window Rock.
Fountain Hills Invitational (girls), Saturday at Fountain Park, Fountain Hills.
Lake Havasu Invitational (girls), Friday-Saturday at the Havasu Island Golf Course.
Teams – Yuma Cibola, Glendale Copper Canyon, Goodyear Desert Edge, Yuma Gila Ridge, Kingman, Yuma Kofa, Lake Havasu, Peoria Liberty, Goodyear Millennium, Bullhead City Mohave, Peoria, Glendale Raymond S. Kellis, San Luis, Phoenix Sandra Day O’Connor, Buckeye Verrado, Yuma.
Antigua National High School Invitational (boys and girls), Friday-Saturday at McCormick Ranch, Scottsdale.
Boys teams – Archbishop McCarthy (Fla.), Billings West (Mont.), Anthem Boulder Creek, Phoenix Brophy Prep, Tucson Canyon del Oro, Phoenix Desert Vista, Eagle (Calgary, Alberta, Canada), Chandler Hamilton, Phoenix Horizon, Tucson Ironwood Ridge, Lone Peak (Utah), Phoenix Mountain Pointe, Mesa Mountain View, Park City (Utah), Gilbert Perry, Punahoa (Hawaii), Mesa Red Mountain, Regis Jesuit (Colo.), Silver Creek (Colo.), St. Viator (Ill.), Sulphur (La.), Syracuse (Utah), Trinity Christian (Texas).
Girls teams – Allen (Texas), Archbishop McCarthy (Fla.), Chandler Basha, Billings West (Mont.), Byron Nelson (Texas), Canyon del Oro, Tucson Catalina Foothills, Chandler, Scottsdale Chaparral, Tempe Corona del Sol, Desert Vista, Faith Lutheran (Nev.), Green Valley (Nev.), Hamilton, Gilbert Highland, Ironwood Ridge, Mountain Pointe, Scottsdale Notre Dame Prep, Perry, Punahoa (Hawaii), Red Mountain, Tucson Salpointe Catholic, St. Thomas More Catholic (La.).
Show Low Girls Tournament, Friday-Saturday at Show Low High.
Teams – Lakeside Blue Ridge, Camp Verde, Chino Valley, Tucson Desert Christian, Holbrook, Flagstaff Northland Prep, Payson, River Valley, Round Valley, Show Low, Snowflake, St. Johns.
Notre Dame Prep Invitational, Friday-Saturday at Scottsdale Notre Dame Prep.
Teams – Gilbert Higley, Phoenix Horizon Honors, Scottsdale Notre Dame, Surprise Paradise Honors, Phoenix Paradise Valley, Glendale Raymond S. Kellis, Tempe Prep, Chandler Valley Christian, Phoenix Veritas Prep.
Mary Jo Goldey Tournament, Saturday at Lake Havasu High.
Teams – Avondale Agua Fria, Wellton Antelope, Glendale Apollo, Boulder City (Nev.), Buckeye, Cave Creek Cactus Shadows, Yuma Cibola, Phoenix Cortez, Yuma Gila Ridge, Glendale Independence, Kingman, Yuma Kofa, Peoria Liberty, Bullhead City Mohave, Mountain View Christian (Nev.), Needles (Calif.), Palo Verde (Calif.), Parker, Peoria, River Valley, San Luis, Phoenix Thunderbird, Yuma Catholic, Yuma.
Coconino Classic, Saturday, at Flagstaff Coconino High.
Teams – Prescott Valley Bradshaw Mountain, Chino Valley, Flagstaff Coconino, Flagstaff, Holbrook, Flagstaff Nortland Prep, Page, Payson, Sedona Red Rock, Show Low, Tuba City.