AIA Open Division First Round Recap
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Nesland leads Xavier Prep to 69-32 Over Corona del Sol. Dominique Nesland Dominique Nesland 5'10" | PG Xavier College Prep | 2024 State AZ led Xavier College Prep to an easy first win over Corona del Sol. Nesland finished with…
Nesland leads Xavier Prep to 69-32 Over Corona del Sol.led Xavier College Prep to an easy first win over Corona del Sol. Nesland finished with a game high of 19 points. added 14 points, 14 points and had 11 points. Xavier College Prep will host Dobson on Thursday Night.
McClintock’s super sophomoreleads the Chargers to a 60-59 Win over Canyon View. Perkins led all scorers on Tuesday night with 42 Points. McClintock’s Shelby Shaffer made a putback layup with 3 seconds left to upset Canyon View on the road. McClintock is red-hot and hungry to prove their dominance. Perkins is one of the best players in the class of 2025 and is one of the more underrated prospects in the state of Arizona. McClintock will try to continue their playoff run on Thursday night at Mesquite high school.
Desert Vista 91-43 Over Flowing Wells. 2026finished with a game high of 28 points, 2024 finished with 18 points, 2025 15 points, and 2025 13 points. Desert Vista will try to get revenge on last season’s postseason loss to Valley Vista on Thursday at Home.
Valley Vista 59-55 over Sunrise Mountain. Valley Vista will try and shock the world on Thursday night. They will play the #1 overall seed of the open division tournament in Desert Vista. Valley Vista is led by senior. She averages 12 points a game.
Hamilton escapes Gilbert’s tough test with a 54-50. Hamilton’s star duosand combine for 28 points to lead Hamilton. Hamilton will travel to Salpointe Catholic on Thursday Night for a 7PM start time.
Salpointe Catholic over Pueblo 66-46. 2023goes for 21 points and 6 assists. 2025 goes for 17. Salpointe Catholic will host Hamilton on Thursday night.
Mesquite 47-37 Over Sunnyside. Mesquite is led by 2024 Vanessa Sepulveda and 2025. They each average 13 points a game. Mesquite will host McClintock on Thursday night.
Dobson 50-42 over Notre Dame Prep. Notre Dame Prep was led by 2024with 17 followed by 2025 with nine points. Dobson was led by 2024 , who finished with 17 points. 2023 added 13 points and 2025 Jaziah Billey contributed 10 points.
Seton Catholic 47-31 Over Sahuaro.finished with 12pts (4 threes), Mia DiPucchio finished with 10 points, Sophie Morales 8 points and Caitlyn Benally with a game high of 13pts. Seton Catholic will have their hands full against 6A Mesa on Thursday night.
Mesa 59-49 Over Catalina Foothills. 2023had 20 points to lead Mesa. Catalina Foothills senior star finished with 14 points. Clark is headed to Northern Arizona University next year.
Sandra Day OC over Deer Valley 62-32.finished with a game high of 26 points and 10 rebounds. 2023 added 8pts/9rbs. Sandra Day O Connor will travel to Millennium on Thursday night and try to continue their hot play. led Deer Valley with 9pts/8rbs.
Millennium 57-22 Over Boulder Creek. Millennium will host Sandra Day O Connor on Thursday night in the second round of the open division playoffs. The matchup will be a battle between fellow Arizona Elite teammates, and .
Pinnacle 53-42 Over Nogales. 2024with 22 points, 2025 with 14 points and 2023 with 11 points. Pinnacle will host Flagstaff on Thursday night.
Flagstaff takes care of Mountain Ridge 65-36. 2026 Bella Burcar and 2024 Morningrain Honani scored 14 points a piece in a dominating effort against Mountain Ridge. Flagstaff will travel to Pinnacle high school on Thursday night.
Fairfax 54-42 Over Campo Verde. Fairfax sets up matchup with 6A powerhouse Perry. 2025will go up against 2023 Vanderbilt commit in a battle of Arizona’s finest front-court players. Fairfax will travel to Perry on Thursday night and try to pull an upset for the ages here in Arizona.
Perry 84-32 Over Williams Field. 2023finishes with a game high of 26 points in about 16 minutes of playing time. 2026 added 10 points in the win. Perry will host Fairfax on Thursday night.