FLAG FOOTBALL: Hondo’s TD run helps Coronado rally for spot in Sunrise Region final

Alexandrea Hondo scored on a 15-yard touchdown run with a minute remaining Thursday as Coronado’s flag football team erased an 18-point deficit to upset Las Vegas, 33-30, in a Sunrise Region semifinal.

Heaven Lucero threw two touchdowns and ran for a score for the Cougars (15-5), who will face Foothill (23-1) in the Sunrise Region final at 5:30 p.m. Monday at Rancho.

Jodi Allen and Gabrielle Casas each had a receiving TD, and Trinity Rhoades had a rushing TD for Coronado, which trailed 18-13 at halftime.

Sabrina Saldate completed 15 of 22 passes for 209 yards and four touchdowns for Las Vegas. Natalie Gennuso had seven catches for 86 yards and two TDs for the Wildcats, who got TD catches from Tajanae Davis and Alexis Benpard.

Foothill 27, Valley 14 — At Foothill, Jadyn McArthur completed 16 of 26 passes for 205 yards and two touchdowns and ran for two scores as the Falcons downed the Vikings (13-7).

Sydney Babakitis had four catches for 72 yards and two TDs, and Marissa Spatafore ran seven times for 53 yards for Foothill, which led 20-14 at halftime.


Centennial 28, Legacy 27 — At Legacy, Aliyah Wyrick scored three touchdowns, including two on the ground, to lead the Bulldogs by the Longhorns (19-6) in a semifinal.

Wyrick finished with 140 yards on 15 carries and two catches for 35 yards for Centennial (21-3), which will meet Palo Verde (14-6) in the Sunset Region final at 4 p.m. Monday at Rancho.

Halli Erickson ran for a TD and completed 7 of 12 passes for 113 yards and a score for the Bulldogs, who also got 10 tackles and a sack from Cienna Mendez.

Traonna Hamblett had 16 carries for 175 yards and two touchdowns to lead Legacy. Nicole White was 8-for-16 passing for 70 yards and two TDs, both to Brenden Miller, and Akia Williams rushed for 119 yards on 17 carries for the Longhorns.

Palo Verde 26, Desert Oasis 14 — At Desert Oasis, the Panthers upset the Diamondbacks.

Desert Oasis’ Kylee Bauer was 16-for-28 passing for 144 yards and a touchdown, including a 4-yard strike to Lillyana Ghanem. Izriah Hodson had 70 yards and a TD on 15 carries for the Diamondbacks (13-7).


Cheyenne 30, Sierra Vista 19 — At Rancho, Lilliana Cadacio threw two touchdowns and ran for another score to lead the Desert Shields by the Mountain Lions (12-8) in the Sunset League final.

Cadacio was 14-for-21 passing for 209 yards and had 37 yards rushing on seven carries for Cheyenne (13-7), which will meet Sunrise champion Boulder City (20-0), in the Clark County School District final at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Rancho.

Angela Hammond had 11 carries for 121 yards and two TDs for the Desert Shields, who also got receiving TDs from Emoni Albert and Girly Tambeagbor.

Boulder City 21, Del Sol 14 — At Rancho, the Eagles rallied from a 7-6 halftime deficit to down the Dragons in the Sunrise final.

Kalijah Williams rushed for 80 yards and a touchdown, and Lauren Cranor had a TD run for Del Sol (16-5).