Sandy Novak will coach again on Tuesday.
The Sahuaro boys volleyball head coach is retiring at the end of the season and that did not come Saturday as her 11th-seeded Cougars went on the road to Phoenix and upset #6 Northwest Christian 3-1.
Sahuaro (18-10) is appearing in the state tournament for a 19th consecutive season.
Novak has led the Cougars to two state finals (2006 and 2009), winning the Division II title over Rincon-University in 2009.
Sahuaro beat Pueblo Thursday night 3-0 to hand Novak career victory number 672, the most combined wins (boys and girls) ever by a high school volleyball coach in Southern Arizona.
Sahuaro will face #3 seed Salpointe Catholic Tuesday in the state quarterfinals.
The Lancers took down Queen Creek in four sets.
Catalina Foothills also advanced to the quarterfinals with a 3-2 win over Sunrise Mountain.
Cienega is the top seed in Division II and the Bobcats beat Gilbert Mesquite 3-1 on Saturday.
Rincon was the lone Southern Arizona entrant in the Division I state tournament and the Rangers season came to an end with a 3-1 loss to Mesa Mountain View.