FOOTBALL: Sunnyside beat Desert View 20-13 at Kino Stadium

Sunnyside came out on top of the Duel in the Desert at Kino Stadium. (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)


It took a while, but Week Two of the high school football season has finally come to an end, some 72 hours later than expected. As reported earlier, a monsoon storm rolled through Tucson Friday night causing a handful of delayed games including a rivalry game between Desert View and Sunnyside.

Sunnyside was set to host the district rivalry game on Friday night but the rains left the field unplayable so Pima County stepped in and made the Kino North Stadium available but the game had to be played on Monday night. The setting and the uniqueness of the night made for an extra special game with Sunnyside coming out on top 20-13…



5A Marana 26, 5A Laveen Fairfax 0
4A Salpointe 56, 6A Mesa Dobson 7
4A Douglas 54, 2A Bisbee 7
4A Casa Grande 21, 3A Sabino 6
4A Vista Grande 19, 4A Amphitheater 0
2A Morenci 66, 2A Santa Rita 0
2A Willcox 44, 2A Lordsburg (NM) 18
2A Tombstone 46, 2A San Carlos 30
2A Benson 49, 2A San Manuel 6
2A Santa Cruz 20, 3A San Tan Foothills 0
1A Superior 54, 1A Valley Union 0
1A St. David 28, 1A Mayer 24
1A Baboquivari 50, 1A San Pasqual 0

6A Tucson 30, 4A Pueblo 12
5A Cienega 58, Cholla 0
4A Rio Rico 14, 5A Empire 13
5A Flowing Wells 20, 4A Walden Grove 19
5A Buena 16, 4A Sahuaro 15
4A Glendale Cactus 36, 4A Catalina Foothills 12
4A Palo Verde 28, 3A Catalina 6
5A Ironwood Ridge (1-0) BYE
4A Nogales (1-0) BYE
5A Mountain View (0-1) BYE
5A Rincon/UHS (0-1) BYE
3A Pusch Ridge (1-0) BYE
3A Sahuarita (1-0) BYE
3A Tanque Verde (0-1) BYE
1A Bowie/San Simon (0-1) BYE

5A Sunnyside 20, 5A Desert View 13


Favored teams in BOLD.

6A TUCSON (2-0) at 6A Phoenix Alhambra (1-1)
5A Phoenix Sunnyslope (0-1) at 5A CIENEGA (1-0)
5A Millennium at 5A IRONWOOD RIDGE (1-0)
4A Catalina Foothills (1-1) at 5A MARANA (2-0)
5A DESERT VIEW (0-1) at 5A Nogales (1-0)
5A SUNNYSIDE (1-1) at 5A Rincon/UHS (0-1)
4A VISTA GRANDE (1-1) at 5A Cholla (0-2)
4A DOUGLAS (2-0) at 5A Empire (0-1)
PALM DESERT (CA) 2-0) at 5A Flowing Wells (2-0)
5A GILBERT HIGLEY (2-0) at 5A Mountain View (0-1)
4A Goodyear Desert Edge (2-0) at 4A SALPOINTE (1-0)
4A Walden Grove (0-1) at 3A PUSCH RIDGE (1-0)
4A CANYON DEL ORO (0-1) at 4A Apache Junction (1-1)
4A SAHUARO (1-1) at 3A Sabino (0-1)
4A Casa Grande (2-0) at 4A PUEBLO (0-1)
3A Tanque Verde (0-1) at 4A AMPHITHEATER (0-2)
3A Sahuarita (1-0) at 4A PALO VERDE (1-1)
3A Catalina (0-1) at 4A RIO RICO (1-1)
2A Morenci (1-1) at 2A BENSON (1-0)
2A GLOBE (1-1) at 2A Bisbee (0-1)
2A SAN CARLOS (0-1) at 2A Santa Rita (0-1)
2A San Manuel (0-1) at 2A TOMBSTONE (1-0)
2A WILLCOX (1-0) at 2A Pima (0-1)
2A Eagar Round Valley (1-1) at 2A SANTA CRUZ (1-1)
1A Baboquivari (1-1) at 1A GILBERT ARETE PREP (1-0)
1A Bowie/San Simon (0-1) at 1A DUNCAN (1-1)
1A NFL Yet (2-0) at 1A ST. DAVID (2-0)
1A JOSEPH CITY (0-1) at 1A Valley Union (0-2)
5A Buena (1-1) Bye


1: Salpointe (1-0)
2: Marana (2-0)
3: Tucson (2-0)
4: Cienega (1-0)
5: Ironwood Ridge (1-0)
6: Mountain View (0-1)
7: Pueblo (0-1)
8: Flowing Wells (2-0)
9: Canyon del Oro (0-1)
10: Douglas 2-0
NEXT: Sahuaro, Buena, Catalina Foothills, Sabino, Pusch Ridge


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

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