KINGMAN - Coconino (8-3, 2-0 S5) built an eight-run lead with a 10-run third inning and then held off the Kingman High baseball team in a Division III, Section 5 game Wednesday in Flagstaff, 13-10. The Panthers blasted four home runs off of Kingman pitcher Tyler Logas in the inning.
Kingman (3-6, 0-2 S5) showed up offensively, punching 11 base hits as the Bulldogs chipped away at the Panthers' lead. Joey Scott went 2-for-2 with two runs batted in for Kingman. Aaron Hurt, Joemar Bautista and Lukas Butler each added two hits in the loss.
Kingman hosts Prescott (5-2, 1-0 S5) in a section game at 3:45 p.m. today.
Four KHS hoopers named all-academics
KINGMAN - The basketball awards keep rolling in for the Kingman High programs. Sophomore Desirae Gonzalez made the sports360az.com Division I and II First Team All-Academic team. Gonzalez has a 4.0 unweighted grade point average in the classroom, and she averaged 18.3 points, 8.3 rebounds and 3.0 steals per game for the Lady Bulldogs this past season.
Gonzalez has two teammates on the honorable mention list. Senior point guard Alison Owen's 3.81 GPA earned her spot, and senior guard Taylor Reed's 3.75 got her on the list.
Senior Sean Curran was named to the boys honorable mention list. Curran has a GPA of 3.7.