Posted On: 02/22/19 2:49 PM
The 6A state championship is finally here. The two teams playing for the right to own the title of 6A state champ are very familiar with each other. Pinnacle and Chaparral are in the same region and have squared off twice.
Pinnacle won the first match-up by 16 at Chaparral. However, in the second match-up, Chaparral lost on a last second buzzer beater from Nico Mannion. The game, which was tied at 88 at the time of the shot, would have gone to OT if Mannion had missed.
Augustine’s Analysis: Chaparral
1. Underdog Mentality – Chaparral was not on anyone’s radar as far as being a team that could win or play for the 6A state title. While the team brought back talent from last year’s group, the te