As far as Eric Richards is concerned, it was an ideal ending to a strong season for Cache Valley’s high school water polo club.

MILLVILLE — The Ridgeline softball team had been focused on a specific topic all week in preparation for its first-round playoff series showdown against Cedar on Friday afternoon.

NORTH LOGAN — When eight different batters record a hit and seven of those score at least one run, that’s a pretty good sign things are going your way.

It certainly wasn’t their most efficient game offensively, but the Grizzlies’ persistence in the attack was more than enough to get the desired result.

NORTH LOGAN — Having already locked up the Region 11 baseball title on Wednesday, the Riverhawks were playing for pride and to keep the momentum going in the right direction as the state tournament begins next week.

NORTH LOGAN — Thanks to COVID-19, the Grizzlies had to wait much longer than they originally anticipated to defend their region title, but they certainly made up for lost time.

SMITHFIELD — The final home match of the 2021 season was a memorable one for the Bobcats and, just like their 4A state championship side from two seasons ago, there’s no question they are peaking at the right time.

As the regular season winds down, the top two baseball teams in Region 11 have separated from the rest of the pack.

NORTH LOGAN — In the first half of Green Canyon’s state playoff opener Wednesday afternoon, senior attacker Porter Cragun flipped backward in the air to attempt a bicycle kick, missed the ball and landed flat on his back. But unrelenting, he got up and managed to get the ball into the net.