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    The Chandler Unified School District is a premier district of choice with a rich athletic tradition at the highest level of interscholastic athletics. It is our goal that students experience not only all of the tremendous academic opportunities available to them, but also achieve all of their athletic objectives. Our coaches, administrators and support staff are all ready to assist. 

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    Visit Chandler High Website Report a Problem with Item A009619 Chandler High (2020-2021)
    Zach Espalin
    Zach Espalin won his fourth State Wrestling title! Zach will wrestle for the Naval Academy next year.
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    Ryleigh Dye
    Ryleigh Dye earned 2nd place at the Arizona Girl's State Wrestling Championships, her second State medal.
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    Nathaniel Deasey
    Nathaniel Deasey won 2nd in the State Wrestling meet.
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    Stefana Jelacic
    Stefana Jelacic, Chandler High Class of 2020 and a freshman at Lourdes University, placed third at the NAIA Women's National Wrestling Championships.
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    Kaile Moore
    Kaile Moore, Chandler High School Freshman, competed in the level 7 State Gymnastic Meet. She earned herself a 2nd place finish in the All Around and for her floor routine. Kaile heads to Regionals in April to finish out her season.
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    Carson Kelly
    Carson Kelly received his 1,000-point ball. Carson is only the 6th player in Chandler High School basketball history to pass the mark.
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    Top Football Teams in State
    During a Council Study Session, Mayor Kevin Hartke and the City Council recognized Chandler High School and Hamilton High School football teams for having top football programs in the state. Chandler won the Arizona State Championship football game, and Hamilton was the runner up in the Championship.
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    Top Football Teams in State
    During a Council Study Session, Mayor Kevin Hartke and the City Council recognized Chandler High School and Hamilton High School football teams for having top football programs in the state. Chandler won the Arizona State Championship football game, and Hamilton was the runner up in the Championship.
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    Kennedy Chambers
    Kennedy Chambers has signed a National Letter of Intent to compete in soccer at Texas Tech University.
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    Nina Baldenegro
    Nina Baldenegro, with Chandler FFA (Future Farmers of America), won the Sherry Cervi Youth Championship Rodeo, earning $5,000 in cash and prizes. She won the Barrel Racing Competition and won a $4,000 saddle and $1,000 in cash and prizes with her 14-year-old gelding horse, appropriately named Cash.
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    Gunner Rodarte
    Gunner Rodarte has signed a National Letter of Intent to compete in volleyball at Aurora University.
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    Zachary Espalin
    Zachary Espalin has signed a National Letter of Intent to compete in wrestling at the Naval Academy.
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    Volleyball National Letters of Intent
    Taylor Aguano and Reece Denney have signed National Letters of Intent to compete in volleyball at Chaminade University and Northwest University.
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    Football National Letters of Intent
    Anthony Hanger, Ali'i Kai Ormita, Nick Nesbitt, Eli Sanders, Daniel Fulton, Jeremiah Tyler, Cess Ibarra, and Hank Pepper | have signed National Letters of Intent to compete in football at Augustana University, Rocky Mountain College, Columbia University, Iowa State, Rhodes College, Western New Mexico, Rocky Mountain College, and Michigan State University.
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    Anisa Reynolds and Brianna Williams
    Anisa Reynolds and Brianna Williams have signed National Letters of Intent to compete in softball at North Carolina Central University and Vanguard University.
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    Kathy English
    Congratulations to Kathy English who earned #1 for her division in the USA Taekwondo National Poomsae Rankings. English secured the top spot after her win at the 2020 USATKD Online Poomsae Grand Slam, where she competed against other athletes from the U.S. Poomsae athletes are judged in the categories of accuracy and presentation, which includes details of basic movements and balance, as well as speed, power, and tempo. To prepare for competition, English attends several Taekwondo classes a week at NB Taekwondo in Chandler under the coaching of Master Johnny Nguyen, in addition to cross training at home. She's looking to defend her #1 ranking in the 2021 USATKD Online U.S. Open Poomsae Championships in early March, while concurrently preparing to test for her black belt in April.
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    Steve Kanner
    Hamilton High Coach Steve Kanner has been selected as National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), NFHS West Section and NFHS National Coach Of The Year for boys golf. This is a tremendous honor for Coach Kanner who has dedicated his career to education-based athletics and has had tremendous success in building the Hamilton program into a nationally recognized program.
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    Coach Rick Garretson was named the Arizona Cardinals High School Coach of the Year after leading the Wolves to their fifth straight state championship! Arizona Cardinals Facebook: 2020 High School Players and Coach of the Year
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    Eli Sanders has been named the 602 Sports Talk 2020 Open Division Football Player of the Year.
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    Namesake Awards
    Coach Rick Garretson, Brandon Buckner, Mikey Keene, and Crew Peterman received Legend-Namesake Awards recognizing them as the finest at their football position.
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    Ten more Chandler Wolves signed letters of intent to compete in athletics at the university level during Football Signing Day on December 16th.
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    Open Division Champions
    The Chandler Wolves defeated the Hamilton Huskies 23-21 on Saturday, Dec. 12 and are once again the Open Division Champions! This is the Wolves' fifth straight title and sixth in seven years. Congratulations, players, Coach Garretson and staff, on another undefeated season and state championship!
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    Girls Volleyball Awards
    Kaylie Ray was named to First Team All-CUSD 2020 Girls Volleyball. In addition, Taylor Aguano and Reece Denney were Honorable Mention. Congratulations to Bobby Robson, Coach of the Year!
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    Turkey Bowl
    The annual Turkey Bowl at Hull Elementary was a little different this year with only sixth grade students, and no fans to cheer them on. It was still a great time. Everybody won, and principal Josh Cagle refereed.
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    Battle of Arizona Avenue 2020
    The Chandler Wolves defeated the Hamilton Huskies 34-14 on Friday night to win the Battle of Arizona Ave. and the Geico Series trophy. In addition, the 7-0 Wolves are the 6A Premier Champions and enter the Arizona Open Division tournament ranked #1 in the state and #5 in the nation.
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    Hamilton Girls Win Volleyball Title
    Hamilton High defeated rival Perry 3-1 Saturday night at Mesquite High to win the state girls volleyball title. The Pumas, playing in their second straight 6A state championship game, won the opener 25-19 before the Huskies prevailed in the next three, 25-12, 25-22 and 25-18 to win their first state title. Congratulations to Huskies coach Sharon Vanis and Pumas coach Fred Mann on great seasons.
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    Dayton Carlson
    Casteel High's Dayton Carlson won the Division II State Championship with a time of 15:06, on November 13. He set the course record at Crossroads Park as well as having the best time out of all the divisions. Congratulations, Dayton! Boys Varsity Cross Country finishes 5th place at AIA State Meet
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    Sasha Gesner
    Sasha Gesner participated in last week's Early Signing event and has committed to swim at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
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    Lillie Fritz
    Lillie Fritz participated in last week's Early Signing event and has committed to participating in acrobatics and tumbling at Gatton University.
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    Sarah Plant
    Sarah Plant participated in last week's Early Signing event and has committed to compete in Triathlon at East Tennessee State University.
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    Kaylie Ray
    Kaylie Ray participated in last week's Early Signing event and has committed to playing Volleyball at Utah State.
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    Monet Wittier
    Monet Wittier participated in last week's Early Signing event and has committed to playing Volleyball at South Mountain Community College.
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    Makayla Hunter
    Makayla Hunter participated in last week's Early Signing event and has committed to compete in Track and Field at Indiana University.
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    Congratulations to Hamilton's Neha Shakir who won the single AIA Division I Badminton state championship on November 12.
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    Pumas Win 4th Straight Badminton Title
    Perry High captured its fourth consecutive AIA Division I Badminton state championship with a 5-2 win over Sunnyslope Thursday night (November 12) at Mesquite High. The Pumas are 56-0 during the four-year reign. In addition, the Pumas team of Nikhita Jataraj and Ashley Rodarte won the double state title.
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    State Golf Championship
    Hamilton High School rallied from a six-shot deficit to win the AIA boys golf state championship in November at the Tucson National Sonoran Course. Junior Mahanth Chirravuri won the individual title with a spectacular 64 in the second round in windy conditions. Anawin Pikulthong finished third, Johnny Walker sixth for the Huskies, who finished 12 shots ahead of Brophy Prep.
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    Brecken Scroggin
    Congratulations to Casteel swimmer Brecken Scroggin who won in the Girls 1 meter diving at the state Swim & Dive championships on November 6.
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    Evan Nail
    Congratulations to Perry swimmer Evan Nail who won in the Boys 200 Yard Freestyle at the state Swim & Dive championships on November 6.
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    Ian Hirota
    Ian Hirota broke the Chandler High school record (previously set by Mark Jurek in 2014) in the 100 Breaststroke with a time of 58.89.
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    Chandler High School alumni DeCarlos Brooks, current scholar-athlete on the football team at the University of California, Berkeley, was named as a Scholar Athlete of the Week.
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    Eli Sanders
    Eli Sanders has been named the Arizona Cardinals High School Player of the Week for his tremendous game against Pinnacle. Sanders, a Boise State commit, rushed for 213 yards and four touchdowns in just the first half of the Wolves' 64-0 win over the Pioneers. Congratulations, Eli!
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    Cess Ibarra
    Offensive Lineman Cess Ibarra has been selected as a 2020 Great American Rivalry Series Scholar Athlete. This award is presented by the US Marine Corps in partnership with the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
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    DeCarlos Brooks
    DeCarlos Brooks, Chandler High alumnus and current Cal Berkeley student and football player, has been named Cal's Scholar-Athlete of the Week.
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    Unified Sports
    Basha High was recognized in May as a Special Olympics National Banner Unified Champion School® -- one of six Arizona schools to be honored. A Special Olympics Unified Champion School® demonstrating commitment to inclusion by meeting ten national standards of excellence receives national banner recognition. Unified Sports Photo Album
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    Defending Football State Champions
    The Chandler Wolves, the 13-0 defending Football State Champions, enter the 2020 season ranked in the top ten nationally by both MaxPreps (#7) and USA Today (#8). The football season is currently set to start on October 2nd.
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    Brandon Buckner
    Congratulations to Brandon Buckner, the only player from Arizona to be named USA TODAY's first-team Pre-season All-American.
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    Gabriella Garcia
    On her second throw, Basha High 9th Grader Gabriella Garcia launched a 128' absolute bomb, which instantly made her the #1 ranked javelin thrower in the country at her age. In early June, Gabriella competed in her first ever track meet (The Desert Dreams). Gabriella accomplished this with no more that eight total practices in preparation. Tweet from Coach Ocampo
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    Volleyball
    The 2020 Chandler High Volleyball Teams were recognized nationally by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) for strong academics.
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    Lady Wolves
    The Lady Wolves Basketball Team's Unity group made a difference in the community by helping out at Operation Back to School. Lady Wolves Basketball United's mission is to make an impact and inspire others to take action in their communities. "Despite our race, religion, and any other differences, we are one team. We are one family. We are one community. This is more than basketball. This is unity." The LWBU is also sponsoring a food drive for the Chandler Care Center.
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    Makayla Long
    Congratulations to Makayla Long. Makayla was the NSAFxAthleticNET Virtual National Championships Discus National Champion, the Shot Put National Runner Up, and was named to the AthleticNET All-America Team. Makayla also had the top discus mark in the United States at 166'11' and the 2nd best shot put mark at 48'4' for the entire 2020-21 high school track and field season.
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