Mountain View junior athlete Shaun Buttigieg rushed for 229 yards on 13 carries, scored a touchdown and recorded 6 tackles to help lead the Mountain Lions past Flowing Wells 42-16 Friday night. The victory gave the Mountain Lions the 5A Sonoran Championship.
AJ Skaggs, So. Sabino: 12-21, 230 yards.
Jackson Bolin, Jr. Salpointe: 4-5, 146 yards, 2 TDs.
Devin Green, Sr. Salpointe: 8-8, 126 yards, 2 TDs.
Alex Verdugo, Sr. Empire: 11-28, 123 yards, 2 TDs.
Andrew Watkins, Jr. Tombstone: 5-9, 121 yards, 2 TDs, 10 tackles, interception.
Jovoni Borbon, Jr. 10-20, 119 yards, TD.
Hayden Parson, So. Mountain View: 3-6, 101 yards, TD.
Bijan Robinson, Jr. Salpointe: 4-247, 3 TDs.
Tyler Wilridge, Sr. Tombstone: 23-243, 2 TDs.
Shaun Buttigieg, Jr. Mountain View: 13-229, TD.
Evan Lovett, So. Pusch Ridge: 20-209, 2 TDs, 8 tackles, 2 sacks, interception.
Stevie Rocker, So. Canyon del Oro: 18-164, 2 TDs, 45 yard receiving TD.
Dominic Bynum, Sr. Catalina Foothills: 15-143, TD.
Cristian Gonzales, Jr. Sahuarita: 2-116, 2 TDs.
Shane Dezonia, Sr. Benson: 20-107, TD.
Jayse Burkett, Sr. Benson: 8-72, 2 TDs.
Jamal Brown, Sr. Sabino: 9-39, 3 TDs.
Darian Taylor, Sr. Salpointe: 2-109, 2 TDs.
Deandre White, Sr. Tombstone: 5-101, 2 TDs.
Mario Padilla, Jr. Salpointe: 3-64, TD, 16 yard rushing TD.
Isaiah Sparkman, Jr. Mountain View: 15 tackles
Timothy Jones, Sr, Buena: 14 tackles.
Jacob Murphy, Sr. Buena: 13 tackles.
Jesse Avina, Sr. Buena: 12 tackles.
Ray Figueroa, Jr. Salpointe: 12 tackles, sack.
Richie Pina, Sr. Sabino: 12 tackles.
Calib McRae, Sr. Mountain View: 11 tackles, 43 yards rushing, 2 TDs.
Teddy Walton, Mountain View, 11 tackles.
Caden Wechsler, Sr. Sabino: 11 tackles.
Carson Barney, Jr. Benson, 10 tackles, interception.
Jacob Bonilla, Jr. Tombstone:10 tackles.
Branden Devoy, Jr. Mountain View, 10 tackles.
Casey Way, Sr. Pusch Ridge: 8 tackles, 2 sacks.
Julio Torres, Sr. Mountain View, 4 tackles, 63-yard fumble return TD.
Memo Ramirez, Jr. Empire: 80 yard interception return TD.
Bobby Heizinger, Sr. Catalina Foothills: 8 tackles, sack.
Adam Corrales, Sr. Salpointe: 5 tackles, 2 sacks.
Shamon Davis, Jr. Salpointe, 5 tackles, 2 sacks.
Charlie Raetzman, Jr. Salpointe: 3 tackles, fumble recovery, blocked extra point. TD.
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