2018-2019 championship scoreboard
May 17, 2019 by Les Willsey, AZPreps365
This week saw the last of 89 team titles doled out to AIA member schools for the 2018-2019 school year. Baseball produced the longest game in state championship game history with Horizon and Nogales' 16-inning 5A contest. A day earlier Mogollon and Bagdad engaged in a mini-marathon won by Mogollon in 11 innings.Boys volleyball entertained to the max with Chandler and Mountain View battling five sets in the 6A final. Softball featured a walk-off triumph by Salpointe over Cactus in the 4A final In Tucson and Camp Verde softball pulled together a huge rally in the bottom of the seventh in 2A to dethrone and turn the tables on Benson. In all 51 schools claimed at least one championship.
Here are schools garnering multiple titles down to schools that claimed a single trophy:
Two schools won five titles -- 6A Xavier Prep and 4A Salpointe Catholic. Xavier took home golf, cross country, volleyball, beach volleyball and tennis. Salpointe catpured girls cross country, boys soccer, girls soccer, baseball and softball.
Two schools scooped up four - Chandler and Brophy Prep. Chandler's titles were in football, boys track, girls track and boys volleyball. Brophy was tops in swimming, golf, soccer and tennis.
Six schools added three trophies to adorn their campus lobbies -- 5A Campo Verde (girls soccer, boys track and boys volleyball); 3A Sabino (girls swimming, baseball and softball); 3A Northwest Christian (girls volleyball, football and girls soccer); 3A Valley Christian (boys basketball, spring coed golf and boys track); 2A Scottsdale Christian (girls volleyball, boys basketball and baseball) and 1A Mogollon (girls volleyball, girls basketball and baseball).
Twelve schools claimed two titles -- 6A -- Chaparral (girls swimming and girls soccer); Hamilton (girls basketball and baseball); 5A - Millennium (girls volleyball and girls basketball); Sunnyside (boys soccer and wrestling); 4A - Catalina Foothills (boys tennis and girls tennis); Shadow Mountain (boys basketball and girls basketball); Arcadia (boys golf and girls swimming); Flagstaff (boys cross country and girls cross country); 3A - Page (boys cross country and girls basketball); Northland Prep (boys cross country and fall girls soccer); 2A -Thatcher (football and girls track) and Phoenix Country Day (boys swimming and fall boys soccer).
Twenty-nine schools one championship each -- 6A - Desert Vista (boys cross country); Perry (badminton); Pinnacle (boys basketball); Liberty (wrestling); Sandra Day O'Connor (softball). 5A - Centennial (football); Sunnyslope (badminton); Gilbert (boys basketball); Cactus Shadows (girls golf); Horizon (baseball); Ironwood Ridge (softball); North Canyon (girls track). 4A - Saguaro (football); Canyon del Oro (boys swimming); Greenway (girls volleyball); Coronado (boys soccer); Walden Grove (wrestling); Mesquite (beach volleyball). 3A - Pusch Ridge (girls tennis); Safford (boys track); Snowflake (girls track). 2A - Alchesay (girls basketball); Santa Cruz Valley (wrestling); Camp Verde (softball); Scottsdale Prep (boys tennis). 1A - Superior (football); The Gregory School (boys basketball); St. Michael (girls cross country) and Ray (softball).