Edging the No. 13 Prescott Badgers in five sets Tuesday night, the No. 9 Coconino Panthers remained in contention for the Grand Canyon Region title with just five regular-season matches remaining.
Sitting at 9-3 overall and 7-1 in region, the Panthers could set up a potential tie with Flagstaff for a region title in the season finale.
Coconino faces No. 21 St. Mary's today at 6 p.m. in the Valley for the final nonregion match of the season.
FLAGSTAFF 3, LEE WILLIAMS 0
The No. 6 Flagstaff Eagles improved to 7-0 in the Grand Canyon Region Tuesday, sweeping the No. 25-ranked Lee Williams Volunteers at home.
Flagstaff faces the top-ranked team in the 4A Conference, the undefeated Cactus Shadows Falcons, at home Wednesday at 6 p.m.
NORTHLAND PREP 7, SHOW LOW 0
Brianna Hovis and Kiarra Hovis each scored two goals in Monday's victory against the No. 4 Show Low Cougars (5-3-1) as the No. 1 Northland Prep Spartans (9-0) remained perfect with their seventh shutout of the regular season.
NPA led 3-0 at the break, with Brianna Hovis scoring the match's opening goal off an assist from her sister Kiarra Hovis, before later adding her second goal on a penalty kick. Mia Blair, Rachel Ryan and Anna White scored the Spartans' three other goals in the match, while Both Hovis sisters, Mia Blair, Emma Blair, Delaney Page and Ginger Blodgett recorded the team's six assists.
Freshman goalkeeper Payten Schmidt kept a clean sheet throughout the match with a pair of saves.
Northland Prep will face the No. 7 Camp Verde Cowboys Thursday at 6 p.m., with just three games remaining in the regular season.
SWIM AND DIVE
Competing in the Green and Gold Invitational hosted by Horizon High School, the Flagstaff swimmers and divers finished third this past weekend.
In a meet filled with Division I schools, the D-II Eagles had top finishes from Maggie Horton and Kayla Huffman on the girls side, and Carter Kraus, Ryan Wendel, Bryce Fennell on the boys side.