Arizona High School Basketball - Marcos de Niza can't hold off Mesa
(December 9, 2011: Mesa, AZ 85204) The Marcos de Niza Padres basketball team (Tempe, AZ), was nudged 78-75 in Friday's league battle with the host Mesa Jackrabbits (Mesa, AZ)
The Jackrabbits now sport a 5-3 record. They play next when they travel to Dobson for a non-league battle on Tuesday, December 13. Mesa will meet a Mustangs team coming off a 85-55 league loss to Corona del Sol (Tempe, AZ). The Mustangs record now stands at 7-3.
The Padres (1-5) will now prepare for their battle against Desert Vista (Phoenix, AZ). The Thunder come into the I Section III battle with a 6-1 record. In their last battle, Desert Vista edged Chandler (Chandler, AZ), 67-59, in a non-league battle.