Tucson High School Sports

VOLLEYBALL: St. Augustine & Thatcher claim 2A region titles

Desert Christian outside Annie Fennema. (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)


It’s been a slow but steady rise for the Wolves of St. Augustine, from a 4-12 record in 2014 and dead last in section play, to 15-2 and 10-0 this fall. St. Augustine is currently ranked No. 16 but is sure to move up a bit after blanking Miami 3-0 on Thursday night.

No. 23 Miami is now 7-2 in region play but the Vandals need not worry about being on the playoff bubble, by the rules of the 2A Conference, the Vandals are in the play-in tournament scheduled to begin on Thursday, Oct. 26. because they finished in second place in the region…


St. Augustine head coach Adi Encinas. (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)


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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