Pueblo gets past Cholla, will play Casa Grand for section title


Chris Barraza (Andy Morales/

Chris Barraza (Andy Morales/

Division III, Section III Tournament

No. 15 Pueblo and No. 17 Cholla came into the Division III, Section III tournament knowing an at-large state-playoff bid was practically in the bag. The only question would be what team they would play and where and that depended on how the sectional tournament played out.

Knowing the top 16 teams get to host a playoff game, Pueblo (17-9) and Cholla (15-9) had the ability to improve their seeding position during the sectional tournament. The Warriors avoided a seeding disaster by beating No. 21 Flowing Wells 69-61 in overtime in the first round on Wednesday before beating Cholla 48-43 in the semifinal round on Friday night…..


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Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014 and has been a youth, high school and college coach for over 30 years. His own children have won multiple state high school championships and were named to all-state teams. Competing in hockey, basketball, baseball and track & field in high school, his unique perspective can only be found here, on and on the pages of the Vail Voice and the Tanque Verde Voice. Contact Andy Morales at


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