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The Desert Mountain (Scottsdale, AZ) varsity basketball team won Wednesday's home playoff game against Thunderbird (Phoenix, AZ) by a score of 48-43.

Game Details: Desert Mountain High School

This game is a part of the "2024 AIA Boys Basketball State Championships (Arizona) - Open State Championship" tournament.

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Thunderbird511141343
Desert Mountain141811548
Final score provided by S. AIA.
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Game Stats

Thunderbird

Shooting

#Athlete NameMinPtsFGMFGAFG%AFG%
Team Totals4316453642
0Chase Benson (Sr)00100
1Ryan Calcaterra (Sr)124123342
3P. Strozier jr (Sr)104104045
5Kellen Braddix (Jr)2152020
10Will Clark (Sr)5263342
12Aidan Rampley (Sr)145114555
Desert Mountain

Shooting

#Athlete NameMinPtsFGMFGAFG%AFG%
Team Totals4818553336
0Josh Allen (Jr)20200
2Reid Neuhausen (Jr)3142538
5Kalek House (So)208174750
10Kaden House (So)52131515
11Mekhi Walcott (Fr)8365067
24Javon Bardwell (Fr)104133131
Thunderbird

#Athlete NameMinPts3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%2FGM2FGA2FG%
Team Totals436193251145102638
0Chase Benson (Sr)0000000010
1Ryan Calcaterra (Sr)12292223672367
3P. Strozier jr (Sr)10125012503838
5Kellen Braddix (Jr)20200201333
10Will Clark (Sr)512500001425
12Aidan Rampley (Sr)14245024503743
Desert Mountain

#Athlete NameMinPts3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%2FGM2FGA2FG%
Team Totals484192181173143639
0Josh Allen (Jr)200022100020
2Reid Neuhausen (Jr)31425000000
5Kalek House (So)2015203310071258
10Kaden House (So)504012502922
11Mekhi Walcott (Fr)824500001250
24Javon Bardwell (Fr)10020245041136
Thunderbird

Totals

#Athlete NameMinPtsORebDRebRebAstStlBlkTOPF
Team Totals433210852316
0Chase Benson (Sr)0001001
1Ryan Calcaterra (Sr)12612133
3P. Strozier jr (Sr)10703133
5Kellen Braddix (Jr)2230131
10Will Clark (Sr)51020154
12Aidan Rampley (Sr)14541172
21Kanai Tap (Sr)0201011
30Colby Schwartz (Sr)0000011
Desert Mountain

Totals

#Athlete NameMinPtsORebDRebRebAstStlBlkTOPF
Team Totals48141529131251712
0Josh Allen (Jr)231412052
2Reid Neuhausen (Jr)310151021
5Kalek House (So)2015613041
10Kaden House (So)5551052331
11Mekhi Walcott (Fr)801112111
21Nick Rosato (So)000001002
24Javon Bardwell (Fr)1043701124
Thunderbird

Misc Totals

#Athlete NameAst:TOStl:TOStl:PFBlk:PFChrDeflTF
Team Totals0.440.350.500.31
0Chase Benson (Sr)0.001.001.000.00
1Ryan Calcaterra (Sr)0.330.670.670.33
3P. Strozier jr (Sr)0.001.001.000.33
5Kellen Braddix (Jr)1.000.000.001.00
10Will Clark (Sr)0.400.000.000.25
12Aidan Rampley (Sr)0.570.140.500.50
21Kanai Tap (Sr)0.001.001.000.00
Desert Mountain

Misc Totals

#Athlete NameAst:TOStl:TOStl:PFBlk:PFChrDeflTF
Team Totals0.770.711.000.42512
0Josh Allen (Jr)0.200.401.000.0020
2Reid Neuhausen (Jr)2.500.501.000.0001
5Kalek House (So)0.250.753.000.0001
10Kaden House (So)1.670.672.003.0028
11Mekhi Walcott (Fr)1.002.002.001.0010
21Nick Rosato (So)0.001.000.500.0000
24Javon Bardwell (Fr)0.000.500.250.2502
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Game Story

Arizona High School Basketball - Thunderbird nipped by Desert Mountain

February 14, 2024: Scottsdale, AZ 85259

The Desert Mountain Wolves tipped the visiting Thunderbird Titans basketball team by a final score of 48-43 in Wednesday's non-league game.

In their next game, the Wolves face the Canyon View Jaguars (Waddell, AZ) in a non-league game, on Friday, February 16. Desert Mountain will attempt to move on its 20-7 season record. The Jaguars enter the game with a 23-4 record after their 87-81 non-league win over Cesar Chavez (Laveen, AZ).

With the defeat, Thunderbird moves to 21-6 on the year.

Scoretracker Providers

Justice RogersWolves All-Star Reporter

Rankings & Records

Thunderbird (23-24)

AZDiv.
5310
OverallSectionHomeAwayNeutralWin %Section %PFPA
22-79-110-08-34-4.759.9001,7671,490

Desert Mountain (23-24)

AZDiv.
83
OverallSectionHomeAwayNeutralWin %Section %PFPA
21-87-19-16-46-3.724.8752,1751,981

Team Scoring Averages

Q1Q2Q3Q4OT1Final
Thunderbird
14.415.615.417.3-60.9
Desert Mountain
19.119.615.816.413.575.0

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Team Stat Comparison

ThunderbirdDesert Mountain
59.4Points Per Game59.4
34.2Rebounds Per Game22.1
14.7Assists Per Game8.8
10.4Steals Per Game8.8
4.6Blocks Per Game1.9

Team Leaders

ThunderbirdDesert MountainNational Avg.
#3 Paris Strozier jr13.3Points Per Game#10 Kaden House24.14.9
#10 Will Clark8.1Rebounds Per Game#10 Kaden House7.92.6
#10 Will Clark2.6Assists Per Game#10 Kaden House3.01.0
#1 Ryan Calcaterra2.0Steals Per Game#10 Kaden House3.20.8
#10 Will Clark1.3Blocks Per Game#10 Kaden House1.00.3

Common Opponents

SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.
Thunderbird0-1Desert Mountain1-0
DateAwayHomeResultDateAwayHomeResult
11/20/23ThunderbirdCanyon View(L) 82-722/16/24Canyon ViewDesert Mountain(W) 67-57

Record Breakdown

Thunderbird (23-24)

Desert Mountain (23-24)

22-7
Overall
21-8
9-1
League
7-1
8-0
Non-League
8-3
0-1
Head to Head
1-0
0-1
Common Opponent
1-0
10-0
Home
9-1
8-3
Away
6-4
4-4
Neutral
6-3
1-2
Playoff
2-1
22-7
In-State
16-5
0-0
Out-of-State
5-3