Tucson High School Sports

VOLLEYBALL: Salpointe cruising heading into region play; Ironwood Ridge to play in Nike Tournament


Hiliana Mizner, Alex Parkhurst & Andrea Owens (L-R)/(Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)


The Salpointe Lancers cruised to a 3-0 sweep over Nogales at home Tuesday night to push their overall record to 12-2 and 7-0 in power-ranking matches. The Lancers brought home the 2016 and 2017 4A championships and the team looks to make it three in a row with a powerful group of 12 upperclassmen returning along with one of the best sophomores in the state in Andrea Owens (6-2, OH)……


Nike Tournament of Champions
Sept. 21-22: Phoenix area

Ironwood Ridge is set to compete at the Nike Tournament of Champions this Friday and Saturday with matches against Park Vista (FL), St. Paul (CA) and Skyline set for Friday. 82 teams from 12 states are taking part.


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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