Natalie Gennuso made a leaping catch between two defenders, coming down with a 23-yard touchdown pass from Caitlin Shannon with 32.3 seconds to play to give the Sunrise Region a 26-20 victory over the Sunset Region in the Class 4A flag football all-star game at Green Valley.
Athletes in three sports will take part in all-star games this week.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal announces its 2017 all-state flag football teams.
Follow the link for flag football honors, as selected by coaches. All-league and all-region teams will be posted as they are received.
Cimarron-Memorial senior Haylei Hughes jumped a route at defensive back and returned an interception 76 yards for a touchdown for the momentum-shifting play Wednesday to help the Spartans flag football team pull away for a 24-7 win over Coronado in the Class 4A state final.
Cheyenne posted a shutout against a team that had scored 78 points in its last two games to earn a 7-0 victory over Virgin Valley for the Class 3A state flag football title.
The schedule and results (when available) of the flag football region and state tournaments are here.
Angela Hammond rushed for 237 yards and two touchdowns Tuesday to power the Cheyenne flag football team to a 19-6 home victory over Tech in the Class 3A state semifinals.
Coronado started the season 4-7, but capped a 9-1 run with a Sunrise Region title after a 25-7 win over Foothill on Tuesday.
Logan DeLong caught the game-winning 1-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Tiarra Del Rosario with 24.7 seconds remaining Tuesday in Cimarron-Memorial’s 20-13 win over Palo Verde in the Sunset Region flag football final at Green Valley High.