The Over Time Show is back and tonights edition discusses local high school volleyball and football teams, NAU's football team and Women's soccer team.
The girls Flagstaff volleyball team had another win over the Westwood Warriors on Tuesday, Sept. 29. Senior captain Courtney Leffel leads the team with her 323 kills and second on the team with 307 digs. The Lady Eagles hold a record of 21-6. The team sits at number 18th in the state. The Coconino Panthers currently sit 29th. NPA is looking strong as well with Gianna Strude and McKael Barnes in the middle. All three teams are expected to make deep playoff runs this season.
Last week the Flag High football team lost a heart breaker in their Homecoming game on Friday, Sept. 25. The Eagles lost in the final seconds of the game to the Payson Longhorns. The final score was 32-28. The pair up of receiver Bridger Hershey and quarterback Christian Singleton brings a lot to the Eagle offense. The Coconino Panthers earned a much need win over the Barry Goldwater Bulldogs in their Homecoming game on Friday, Sept. 25. The final score was 55-34. Quarterback Cristo Tabares leads the team's offense with passes to receivers Cj Anderson and Arthur Chee.
The NAU Lumberjacks lost their first Big Sky Conference game to the University of Montana 23-14. A connection between quarterback Case Cookus and receiver Emmanuel Butler was found in the third quarter and running back Casey Jahn provided 87 yards but it was not enough to come out with a win.
Jason Friedman sits down with NAU's sports editor Zach Ashton to discuss the NAU Women's soccer team. The Lumberjacks are 6-5 at the start of the season. The team is coming off a 12 win season last year where they were Big Sky Conference Champions. Senior forward Haley Wingender was last years leading scorer and is off to a great start this season. She was named Big Sky Offensive Player of the week twice. Other players to watch out for are sophomore forward Adrian Nixt who is second in goals scored this season, red-shirt-junior, goal keeper Natalie Gilbertson, and sophomore goal keeper Megan Dickman.
This weekend is full of sporting events. The Coconino Panthers host the 4-1 Prescott Badgers Frida at 7:00 p.m. The Flag High Eagles play the 4-1 Vista Grande Spartans Friday at 7:00 p.m at Vista Grande. NAU football plays Montana Sate Saturday at 4:00 p.m. in the Skydome. NAU Women's soccer plays at the University of Montana on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. The NAU Icejacks play Utah State on Friday at 8:15 p.m. at Jay Lively. NAU Women's volleyball plays at Southern Utah on Saturday at 6:00 p.m.