Basketball Archives | Desert Speed School

Basketball All-Stars: 20 Players Honored, 12 POY Awards

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Following one of the most successful high school basketball seasons in recent years, 20 Desert Speed School athletes were recognized for their performance on the court during the 2023-24 season – including a record number of Player of the Year honors. The list is highlighted by 4A runner-up Sahuaro stars Cisco Llamas … Read More

Sahuaro Knocks Off 1-Seed, Finishes As Runner-Up

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The Desert Speed School-trained boys basketball team from Sahuaro High School completed their historic 2023-24 season with a strong run through the 4A state playoffs, reaching the title game following a win over #1-seed ALA-Gilbert in the semifinal game. As reported by Javier Morales of AllSportsTucson, the Cougars used clutch fourth-quarter … Read More

Llamas Defense; Ponds’ Scoring Lead To Sahuaro Win

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As reported by Javier Morales of AllSportsTucson, the Sahuaro boys’ basketball team won their first-round matchup against Paradise Honors on Wednesday night. The Cougars were led by “lightning-quick point guard” Cisco Llamas, whose on-ball defense led to transition points for Sahuaro, and fellow Speed School athletes Nick Ponds and Julian Yazon, who combined … Read More

Dobbins Hits 1,000 Points

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As reported by AllSportsTucson, Desert Speed School athlete Tyson Dobbins was recently honored for hitting the 1,000 point mark for his high school career. Only a sophomore, the Desert Christian guard is one of the area leaders in scoring with a 19.8/game average, good enough for 6th overall in Southern Arizona.

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