Desert Vista denies Brophy Prep national boys soccer title claim in 6A final
As soon as it ended, goalie Logan Rabaska made a beeline to the Phoenix Desert Vista students who waited behind a chain-link fence that surrounded Gilbert Campo Verde High's soccer field.
They did it. They could celebrate.
The Thunder players ended Phoenix Brophy Prep's quest for a mythical national championship and showed the resiliency and resourcefulness of a team that lost its head coach after the first game.
Trent Elliott, who took over as interim coach with every player staying on, steered Desert Valley to 11 consecutive wins, capped by Saturday's 3-0 victory over the USA TODAY No. 1... read more