Arizona High School Basketball - Santa Rita nips Palo VerdeJanuary 13, 2017: Tucson, AZ 85710
Santa Rita Eagles (Tucson, AZ) backers were in high spirits Friday as they witnessed their basketball squad tip the host Palo Verde Titans (Tucson, AZ), 71-70 in a non-league bout.
With the win, Santa Rita upgrades its record to 9-4 on the season. The Eagles host Pusch Ridge Christian Academy (Tucson, AZ) to play the Lions in a 3A South bout on Tuesday, January 17. The Lions go into the bout with a record of 10-9. Pusch Ridge Christian Academy won 31-25 in their recent non-league bout against Desert Christian (Tucson, AZ)
Next up, the Titans play the Pueblo Warriors (Tucson, AZ) in a 4A Gila bout, on Tuesday, January 17. Palo Verde will attempt to upgrade on its 6-10 season record. The Warriors go into the bout with a 4-8 record after their 57-56 league loss to Rio Rico (Rio Rico, AZ).