Final state championship scoreboard 2016-2017
May 17, 2017 by Les Willsey, AZPreps365
Eighty-seven championship trophies were awarded for the just completed 2016-2017 prep school year. Sixty-one schools garnered at least one crown.
Seventen schools earned more than one title. They are: Desert Vista (4), Fountain Hills (4), Xavier Prep (3), Chandler (3), Salpointe Catholic (3), Chaparral (3), North Canyon (3), Flagstaff (2), Corona del Sol (2), Chino Valley (2),Cienega (2), Hamilton (2), Sunnyslope (2), Catalina Foothlls (2), Brophy Prep (2), Pusch Ridge (2), Northwest Christian (2).
Here are the championships awarded and who won them:
Football: Chandler, Williams Field, Saguaro, American Leadership, Thatcher, Bagdad. Boys cross country: Desert Vista, Flagstaff, Page, Hopi. Girls cross country: Desert Vista, Flagstaff, Salpointe, Northland Prep. Boys golf: Desert Vista, Catalna Foothills. Girls golf: Xavier Prep, Cactus Shadows. Badminton: Xavier Prep, Sunnyslope. Boys swimming: Brophy Prep, Chaparral, Phoenix Country Day. Girls swimming: Desert Vista, Chaparral, Sabino. Girls volleyball: Corona del Sol, Centennial, Salpointe, Fountain Hills, Horizon Honors, St. David. Boys soccer: Chino Valley. Girls soccer: Chino Valley.
Boys basketball: Basha, Sunnyslope, Shadow Mountain, Fountain Hills, Gilbert Christian, NFL Yet. Girls basketball: Valley Vista, Mesquite, Seton Catholic, Valley Christian, Valley Sanders, St. Michael. Boys soccer: Gilbert, North Canyon, Coronado, Yuma Catholic. Girls soccer: Xavier Prep, Chaparral, Salpointe, Fountain HIlls. Wrestling: Corona del Sol, Marana Mountain View, Show Low, Morenci.
Boys tennis: Brophy Prep, Catalina Foothills, Tanque Verde. Girls tennis: Desert Mountain, Arcadia, Pusch Ridge. Boys track: Chandler, North Canyon, Snowflake, Scottsdale Prep. Girls track: Chandler, North Canyon, Fountain Hills, Pusch Ridge. Boys volleyball: Boulder Creek, Cienega. Baseball: Hamilton, Raymond Kellis, Nogales, Northwest Christian, Phoenix Christian, Superior. Softball: Hamilton, Cienega, Canyon del Oro, Empire, Benson, Ray. Spring golf: Northwest Christian.
*Beach volleyball: It was not officially recognized as a championship sport this year atlhough a D-I and D-II team tournament was conducted. The winner in D-I was Xavier Prep and D-II winner was Fountain Hills. In the 2017-2018 school year beach volleyball will be officially recognized by the AIA and no longer deemed experimental.