DON KETCHUM is a native of Phoenix. He was a sportswriter for The Arizona Republic/The Phoenix Gazette for nearly four decades. He covered high school sports on several occasions as well as the Arizona Diamondbacks, Arizona Cardinals and Arizona State sports. From 2008-14, he was a staff writer for AIA365.com, the web site of the Arizona Interscholastic Association.
Sunday, February 16, 2020
Gators meet Westwood in hoops first round
Fresh off a
79-53 victory over Mesa Red Mountain in a 6A Conference “play-in’’ game on
Thursday night (Feb. 13), Xavier Prep’s basketball team will hit the road for a
first-round state tournament game at Mesa Westwood on Tuesday (Feb. 18). Tipoff
is 7 p.m.
(18-10) is the No. 10 seed, and Westwood (23-4) is No. 7. The winner of this game will advance to a Feb.
20 quarterfinal game against the winner of a first-round game between No. 15
Mesa High and No. 2 Phoenix Pinnacle.