OVERTIME: Salpointe Catholic wins 4A semifinal; Sabino one win from state title game

OVERTIME: Salpointe Catholic wins 4A semifinal; Sabino one win from state title game

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - There are only a few games left in the high school football season but southern Arizona is guaranteed to have at least one team in a state title game.

The Tucson area had three teams in the semifinal round -- Salpointe Catholic and Sahuaro in Division 4A and Sabino in 3A.

The top-seeded Salpointe Catholic Lancers (12-0) played No. 5 Sahuaro Cougars (10-2) in a semifinal at Mountain View High in Marana Friday, Nov. 16, with Salpointe getting the win 53 to 6. Salpointe will face Saguaro in the 4A title game, which is scheduled Arizona Stadium in Tucson Nov. 30.

Salpointe Catholic and Sahuaro played earlier this year with the Lancers coming away with a 28-12 win. Saguaro, which has won a state crown in six of the last seven seasons, defeated Salpointe Catholic 28-7 in the 4A final last year.

Sabino, ranked No. 6 in Division 3A, is facing second-seeded Yuma Catholic Saturday, Nov. 17 in a semifinal at Shadow Mountain High in Phoenix. The winner will play either Valley Christian or Northwest Christian in the 3A finale, which is set for Friday, Nov. 23 at Campo Verde High in Gilbert.

To see the brackets and pairings for all divisions, go HERE.

Semifinal Pairings

DIVISION 4A

No. 1 Salpointe Catholic wins, advances to 4A title game against Saguaro.

DIVISION 3A

No. 6 Sabino vs. No. 2 Yuma Catholic at Phoenix Shadow Mountain, 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17

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