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Top 100 of 2018: Three Athletes Named

An annual tradition, Arizona Daily Star sportswriter Greg Hansen has named his Top 100 Sports Figures of 2018, and this year’s list includes three Desert Speed School athletes. Tennis stars Yash and Harsh Parikh made the list, with Yash winning 14 NCAA games as a freshman and Harsh achieving the #1 ranking in Arizona. Meanwhile, Sabino … Read More

Greg Hansen: Look For These High School Stars

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Two Desert Speed School athletes are among those Daily Star sportswriter Greg Hansen is predicting big senior seasons for. Salpointe tennis star Harsh Parikh goes into the year as the #1-ranked Arizona player and #8 nationally, while Sabino’s ace pitcher Preston Clifford – a recent New Mexico State commit – returns to the Sabercats for his … Read More

30 Athletes Named Spring All-Stars

The spring high school season was another successful time for our Desert Speed School athletes, with 30 players across 5 sports named as Spring All-Stars. The list is highlighted by one All-American and five Players of the Year: Daniel Durazo (4A baseball), Preston Clifford (3A baseball), Nate Maltry (Lacrosse All-American and Southern Arizona Player … Read More

State Championship for 2 Athletes

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Desert Speed School athletes Mason Lee and Krishna Dasika were part of the #1 Catalina Foothills state championship title, defeating #3 Salpointe in a rematch from the regular season. Salpointe star Harsh Parikh won the #1 singles match for the Lancers, keeping things close between the squads, but it was Lee – the 2018 doubles … Read More

Parikh wins High School Invitational

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Desert Speed School athlete Harsh Parikh recently won The High School Invitational boys’ title, defeating Foothills star George Jiang in the finals. The Invitational is one of the longest running tournaments in the state in its 48th year, and is considered a “preseason state championship” given the caliber of play … Read More

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