No. 11 Sahuarita beat No. 7 Empire 14-4 Saturday to advance to the 3A state championship game set for Tuesday night against No. 5 Winslow. The game will be played at ASU with the first pitch scheduled for 7:45 p.m….
SATURDAY, MAY 5
SOFTBALL: 3A SEMIFINALS at Rose Mofford
No. 11 Sahuarita 14, No. 7 Empire 4 (5)
SOFTBALL: 2A SEMIFINALS at Rose Mofford
No. 1 Benson 2, No. 4 Morenci 1 (8)
No. 2 Camp Verde 3, No. 3 Willcox 0
TUESDAY, MAY 8
SOFTBALL: 4A ELIMINATION at Rose Mofford
No. 1 Canyon Del Oro vs. No. 9 Coconino, 5:30 p.m.
SOFTBALL: 3A CHAMPIONSHIP at ASU
No. 11 Sahuarita winner vs. No. 5 Winslow, 7:45 p.m.
SOFTBALL: 2A CHAMPIONSHIP at ASU
No. 1 Benson vs. No. 2 Camp Verde, 5:30 p.m.
THURSDAY, MAY 10
SOFTBALL: 5A SEMIFINALS at Rose Mofford
No. 3 Cienega vs. TBD, 7:30 p.m.
No. 8 Ironwood Ridge vs. TBD, 7:30 p.m.
SOFTBALL: 4A SEMIFINALS at Rose Mofford
No 5 Salpointe vs. TBD, 5:30 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 is the Southern Arizona voting member of the Ed Doherty Award, recognizing the top football player in Arizona, and he was named a Local Hero by the Tucson Weekly for 2016. Contact Andy Morales at AMoralesMyTucson@yahoo.com