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Tucson receiver Tyree Pierson to play for Scottsdale

Tyree Pierson (1). (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

Tucson wide receiver Tyree Pierson announced his commitment to play for Scottsdale Community College on Friday afternoon. The 6-foot-2 standout caught 20 passes for 226 yards and three touchdowns in his senior season to help lead the Badgers to the playoffs.

Pierson also collected two interceptions from his defensive end position, averaging almost 60 yards in return yardage and another touchdown.

“Thank you and it means a lot knowing that someone is willing to take a chance with me and letting me continue playing the sport that I have become in love with,” Pierson said.

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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 and on AZPreps365.com. Andy was named a Local Hero by the Tucson Weekly for 2016. Contact Andy Morales at AMoralesMyTucson@yahoo.com

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