Tuesday night was the start of the state tournament, and #5 ranked Mountain Pointe played host to #12 ranked Skyline. The game went back and forth early, but in the middle of the second quarter the Pride took full control of the game. Skyline won the first quarter 22-20, but MP found their shooting stroke,
1st Team All-Conference Senior Guard Amarion Cash Junior Guard Khalid Price 2nd Team All-Conference Senior Forward Ryan Pate Junior Forward Jalen Graham Coach of the Year Duane Eason Defensive Player of the Year Jalen Graham
Senior night didn’t turn out the way the Pride would have liked, as they dropped the game 68-59 to Gilbert. The loss was more than just a tough way for the seniors to play their last home regular season game, it also cost MP the conference title and their 3rd spot in the state tournament.
In rivalry games, you can throw out records. Many times the intensity of the rivals supersedes the wins and losses on each teams record. That wasn’t the case last night as the #3 ranked Mountain Pointe Pride dismantled #21 Corona Del Sol 78-48. It was Corona’s senior night, which made the victory that much sweeter
What has become normal for the Mountain Pointe boys basketball team, they started slow, and then got the ship righted. However tonight, the Pride got the ship on course and it was full steam ahead; as they defeated Desert Ridge 83-53. MP was up at the half 36-35, but came out on fire; dominating the