Flowing Wells High School will be inducting their thirteenth class into the Sports Hall of Fame on Friday Sept. 25. The induction ceremony will be prior to the football game against Amphitheater High School.
The inductees for the class of 2015 are:
Carl Corona: Carl was a teacher and coach in the Flowing Wells District for over 30 years. He was the consummate coach that was always willing and able to coach whatever sport needed his help. During his tenure at Flowing Wells, Carl coached Tennis, Softball, Track, but he made his mark coaching both Football and Wrestling. Coaching JV Football Carl had a perfect 10-0 season and 2 league championships. At the Jr. High level Carl coached four league championship football teams. In wrestling was the coach of nine championship teams and seven of his teams went undefeated.
Jay Jenkins: A 1993 graduate of Flowing Wells High School, Jay earned three varsity letters in football, two letters in both basketball and track. In 1991, Jay was named to the All-Region Team and Second Team All-City at defensive back. In 1992, Jay was selected to All-Region Team, All-City Team and All-State Team as a defensive back. He was also selected to the All-Region team at tight end. In Track Jay finished 2nd and 3rd respectively in the 300 and 100 Hurdles in the division. Jay received a college scholarship to the University of Wyoming to play tight end on the football team. His junior season he switched to the defensive side of the ball and was a two-time WAC defensive player of the week as well as the ABC defensive player of the game in the WAC Championship game. He was selected to the ALL-WAC Defensive Team in 1996 as a Linebacker. He is in the top 10 All-Time list for most tackles in a season.
David Jimenez: A 1980 Graduate of Flowing Wells High School, David earned four varsity letters in wrestling and was a Two-Time State Champion. He was also chosen to the All-Region and All-City teams and additionally, David earned honorable mention All-American. He was one of two wrestlers to be a member of four consecutive State Championship teams. David also was a member of the Arizona All-Star team in 1980. While in high school he set several school records in wrestling. David was very active in several community service organizations and is still volunteers at St. Peter and Paul’s’. David is currently the head wrestling coach at Salpointe High School.
Tammy Leikem: A 1985 graduate of Flowing Wells High School, Tammy earned varsity letters in Basketball Volleyball and Track. She was a member of the State Champion Volleyball team and the State Runner-up Basketball team. She was named captain of the All-State Volleyball squad. She set the school record in the shot put at 38’6” and earned 2nd in State in 1985. Tammy made her biggest mark in basketball where she was All-Region, All-City and All-State. She set several school records in basketball in scoring and rebounding. Her record of points per game in a season still stands at 25. After high school, she went on to play for Central Arizona College for two years before signing to play at the University of Arizona.
Rebekah Quiroz: A 2000 graduate of Flowing Wells High School, Rebekah earned twelve Varsity Letters in Volleyball, Soccer and Softball. She is the only athlete to earn four Super Cab Awards. In Volleyball she made the All-Region and All-City Teams in 1999. In Soccer she was All-City four consecutive years and she was selected to the All-State Team three times. She led the state in scoring her freshman year with thirty goals. In softball she was selected to the All-City Team three years and the All-State Team two years as well as earning All-American honors her senior year. Rebekah was a member of two State Championship Softball Teams in 1999 and 2000. She was named the Arizona Daily Star Player of the Year in 2000. After high school, Rebekah went on to play for the University of Arizona and is currently the Associate Head Softball Coach for Pima Community College.
Taneisha Robinson Morris: A 1994 graduate of Flowing Wells High School, Taneisha earned two varsity letters in Volleyball, and four each in Track and Basketball. In Track, Taneisha was a member of the 1994 State Champion Team. In Basketball, she was selected to the All-Region and All-City teams from 1991-1994.Taniesha set several school records in basketball and was the all-time leading rebounder at 1,247 rebounds and she was also the all-time leading scorer with 2,043 points in her career. She also had the best free-throw average and the most steals in her senior season. She was a member of the State Runner- up basketball team in 1993. After high school, Taneisha went on to play two years for Central Arizona College where she earned 2nd team All-American honors. She then finished her college career at the University of Nevada Las Vegas where she was chosen the MVP her senior year.
Marcus Titus: A 2005 graduate of Flowing Wells High School, Marcus earned one letter in Track and four varsity letters in Swimming. Marcus won the Regional Swim title in the 100 Yard Breaststroke and also was the State Champion in the breaststroke his senior year. He was a member of the 4 x100 medley relay that won the 2005 USA Nationals. After high school, Marcus attended Arizona State University where he set the school record in the 100 yard breaststroke. He then transferred to the University of Arizona where he also set the school record in the breaststroke. He was a ten-time All-American for the U of A. He qualified for the US Olympic trials in both 2008 and 2012 finishing 8th and 11th respectively. He was named swimmer of the meet at the 2011 Deaf World Championships earning 5 gold, 1 silver and 3 bronze medals. He was also named the Deaf Swimmer of the Year in 2013. Marcus set three deaf world records in 50m breaststroke, 50m freestyle and 100m freestyle. Marcus currently is training for the 2016 Olympics.
1959 Basketball Team
Don Udell, David Green, Paul Dayton, Jack Turbyfill, Bob Russell, Jon Elliot, Garth Bowie, Jim Faulks, Ed Brown, Darrell Gaskill, Tom Kerr, Eli Dayton.
Coach Lionel Goar
1975 Football Team State Champions
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