BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS: Tucson sweeps 6A Southern Region; play-in tournament ahead


Rachel Obedin battled Rylee Lakey on the boards. (Andy Morales/


Tucson High swept the 6A Southern Region championships thanks to an 85-67 win at Cibola on the boy’s side and a 50-35 win over Cibola at home on the girl’s side. Both teams claim the automatic berths to the state playoffs from their respective regions….


Kyauna Luna made six free throws to seal the win. (Andy Morales/


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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