The top seed in the Division II state tournament, Salpointe Catholic, will try to move on to the state championship game tonight in a semifinal matchup against Peoria Centennial.
The Lancers and Coyotes will kick off at 7 p.m., at Amphitheater High School. The winner advances to the Division II state championship game on Nov. 24 at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe.
In the other semifinal game, No. 3 Ironwood Ridge will try to beat No. 2 Tempe Marcos de Niza. That game is set for 7 p.m., at Gilbert Campo Verde High School.
The Nighthawks beat the Padres in the regular season by eight.
Today in the Daily Star, we predicted a 30-27 Salpointe win and a 29-27 Ironwood Ridge win.
For coverage of both semifinal games, check out Saturday's Daily Star.