Team Zona Powerhouse

Posted On: 10/4/19 3:21 PM

The Prep Hoops Sweet 16 starts tonight, October 4th, at Ironwood and Apollo High School. Below is the bottom half of the bracket which will take place at Ironwood High School. Games start at 6:00 PM.

Mesa vs. Cactus

Mesa is always at the top of the pecking order in the 6A world. They experienced a lot of turnover from last year to this year. However, they will reload instead of rebuild. One of the prospects who will aid them in doing that is Steven Cervantes. Cervantes will provide the team with a true point guard who can run the show. He will be responsible for getting a lot of new faces comfortable with playing in a tough 6A region. Zayn Kimbrough will be responsible for aiding him in this task. The two were the only 2021s to see significant minutes for the team last year. The now juniors will have plenty of weight on their shoulders.

Cactus will not have all of their resources at their disposal this weekend. However, TJ Rucker and Ben Seale led the group last year and will be on the court this weekend. Rucker and Seale are capable of getting into the paint at will. Further, Seale, who attacks the paint

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