Tucson Redskins standout Michael Delgado was named MVP at the AYF 13U National Championship Game held on Friday, Dec. 8 in Florida. The Redskins lost the championship to the Maryland Bucs 25-14, but Delgado impressed the coaches due to his sportsmanship and perseverance.
Delgado scored on a 40-yard run in the championship.
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