Catalina Foothills reloads with 56-25 win over Cholla

Chris Kowalcek (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)


Catalina Foothills beat Cholla 56-25 Friday night in a game fueled by basic motivation. The Falcons came in wondering why some considered them to be the underdog and the Chargers came in wondering where they really stood after an impressive 2-0 start. Some questions were answered.

Forget hamburgers and hotdogs, the hottest item in the Catalina Foothills snack bar (besides water) had to be the thick and colorful game program, and for good reason. The Falcons graduated 20 seniors from their 4A Conference runner-up squad from last year and those weren’t your average seniors….

GAME STORY AT AZPresp365.com

1: Cienega (2-0)
2: Salpointe (2-0)
3: Ironwood Ridge (3-0)
4: Marana (1-2)
5: Canyon del Oro (2-0)
6: Catalina Foothills (2-1)
7: Pueblo (2-0)
8: Sabino (2-1)
9: Tucson (2-1)
10: Pusch Ridge (2-0)
11: Mountain View (1-1)
12: Santa Cruz (3-0)
13: Cholla (2-1)
14: Sahuaro (0-2)
15: Catalina (2-1)
16: Buena (2-1)
17: Sunnyside (1-2)
18: Desert View (1-1)
19: Flowing Wells (1-1)
20: Empire (1-1)

Friday, September 8
Empire at Amphitheater
Benson at Arizona Lutheran
Phoenix Christian at Bisbee
Rincon/University at Buena
Flowing Wells at Catalina Foothills
Nogales at Cienega
Desert View at Douglas
Tanque Verde at Globe
Canyon Del Oro at Ironwood Ridge
San Manuel at Miami
Catalina at Palo Verde
Santa Cruz at Parker
Tombstone at Pima
Cholla at Pueblo
Sahuarita at Rio Rico
Pusch Ridge at Safford
Marana at Sahuaro
Mountain View at Sunnyside
Salpointe at Tucson
Santa Rita at Walden Grove
Morenci at Willcox
Hayden at Baboquivari
St. David at Ray

Saturday, September 9
PDSD at Valley Union, 4 p.m.


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 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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