Tucson Soccer Academy Girls headed to NPL 16U Nationals

(Courtesy Photo)

The TSA 01 GIRLS RED took third place at the AYSA 16 U State Championships this past spring and, at the same time, took home the championship of the Arizona National Premier League (NPL) by going 5-0 and outscoring opponents 18-1.

The team is in Indiana preparing for the NPL Finals taking place from July 13-17 in Westfield, just north of Indianapolis, where they will battle 12 other squads for the national title.


Thursday, July 13
TSA vs. NJ Wildcats Fury

Friday, July 14
TSA vs. South Shore Select

Saturday, July 15
TSA vs. MSC Lakers Elite

Talia Williamson, Cienega
Tatianna Lizarraga, Catalina Foothills
Isabella Santavicca, Ironwood Ridge
Nevaeh Rascon, Mountain View
Savannah Samorano, Tucson
Anay Garcia, Sunnyside
Grace Kaufman-Fuller, Salpointe
Hannah Draper, Catalina Foothills
Jordyn Ives, Mountain View
Sydney Lenhart, Salpointe
Aerin McQuillen, Rincon-University
Kalista Kakou, Salpointe
Aryanna Sanchez, Salpointe
Aviannah Bracamonte, Salpointe
Campbell Rogers, Catalina Foothills
Cody Lynn, Marana
Meghan McClafferty, Catalina Foothills
Hope Hisey, Canyon del Oro
Coach: Amy Garelick
Coach: Todd Garelick


Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014 and he was awarded the Ray McNally Award in 2017 and he 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 Andy was named a Local Hero by the Tucson Weekly for 2016. Contact Andy Morales at


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