Firecrackers AZ – Wedman wins Triple Crown 16U championship

(Team Photo)

Triple Crown Sports 16U World Series
San Diego: July 10-15

Firecrackers AZ Wedman went 8-4 at the Triple Crown Sports 16U World Series held in San Diego this past week to win the Silver Bracket championship. The team from Tucson beat CaliGold 16U 6-0 in the championship game on Saturday.

Marana standout Kristina Wilson went 2-for-3 with a double and three RBI to lead the Firecrackers. Lauren Wedman (Sahuaro) went 2-3 with a double and two RBI and Zoe Corral (Salpointe) had a single and scored three runs. Analeisa Bejarano (Tucson) had the other RBI.

Tucson standout Taylor Ramirez picked up the win.

Analeisa Bejarano – Tucson
Mackenzie Carson – Cienega
Ashley Bradford- Sahuaro
Zoe Corral – Salpointe
Kristina Wilson – Marana
Anabel Ramirez – Empire
Taylor Ramirez – Tucson
Emylee Perry – Empire
Sam Angulo- Mountain View
Yecenia Urcadez – Tucson
Reagan Jordan – Trivium Prep Academy
Lauren Wedman – Sahuaro
Kirsten Garcia – Canyon del Oro
Iliana Mendoza – Tucson


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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