The Coronado Dons boys basketball team beat the #2 ranked Phoenix Country Day Eagles, 57-52 on Saturday night to capture the section title. The Coronado Dons were led by Aaron Rhymes with 19 points, Braden Pixley added 18 and Jay Vanderjagt put in 12, including three huge three pointers in the 4th quarter to regain the lead. The Dons headed into the 4th quarter trailing 49-30, but using a 27-3 run in the 4th quarter were able to comeback and seal the victory. Braden Pixley attributed the comeback to the great support from the fans. “Our student section was phenomenal and they really helped us with the huge comeback. We have great fans!”
The Dons will take on the winner of Northwest Christian and St John’s on Saturday morning at 9am at the Prescott Valley Event Center in the state tournament.