The Flagstaff Eagles got sweeps from two of its pairings in a 4-1 win against the Deer Valley Skyhawks on Tuesday at Coconino High School.
Flagstaff's No. 1 pairing of Hutton Hagerman and Brooklyn Quick won in straight sets, with the No. 3s following suit. Division II Flagstaff improved to 3-0 while handing D-I Deer Valley its second straight loss.
The Eagles lost at the No. 5 court and the defeat was the first of the season as Flagstaff opened with a couple of 5-0 team victories. Paetyn Nakai and Gracelyn Nez won in three sets at No. 2, as did Flagstaff's fours.
TRACK AND FIELD
A few of Flagstaff's cross country champs ran events at the Aztec Invite track and field meet over the weekend in the Valley.
Members of the boys cross country team that won a state title in 2018, Max Davis, Riley Human, Nate Milton, and Gabrial Harju represented the Eagles in some distance races. Davis finished 10th in the 1,600-meter run and 11th in the 800m with times of 4:41.35 and 2:06.40. Human finished sixth in the 3200m, with Milton and Harju following him in 11th and 12th place respectively.
Also part of a team title on the girls side, Flagstaff's Katrina Vollmer was 17th in the 1600m in 5:49.04.
In the boys 110 hurdles for Flagstaff, a Division II program, Matthew Stalker finished 10th with a time of 16.54.
Flagstaff's Allie Thurgood took fifth in the girls 300 hurdles, clocking a 48.89, and she was sixth in the 400m in 1:02.44. The Eagles girls 4x800 relay made up of Anna Harmon, Breana Biggambler, Alexis Lott and Vollmer finished fifth with a time of 10:49.41. In the long jump, Flagstaff received a 10th-place result from Lydia Pelletier-Butler on a mark of 15-07.
The D-III Northland Prep Spartans won their first match of the season over Sedona, Camp Verde and Chino Valley in Sedona.
Simon Trebon was a medalist with a 1-over-par finish, five strokes better than his nearest competitor who was teammate runner-up Madelynn Kaiser. Caiden Cardiff finished in a three-way tie for fourth.
After one match Northland Prep is ranked seventh in the state and leads Section Five opponents by 34 handicapped points.