Pima Community College held its Fall Sports Recognition Reception on Monday night to honor what was arguably one of the most successful sports seasons in Aztec history. The following coaches and athletes were recognized for various conference and national recognitions:
Fresh off a Division I National Title Dave Cosgrove talks about what that means to the local community pic.twitter.com/73mnE9LDeJ
MENS CROSS COUNTRY
Luis Tarazon (Desert View) and David Veloz (Pueblo).
WOMENS CROSS COUNTRY
Katherine Bruno (Canyon del Oro), Mary Siml, Cindy Corrales (Nogales) and Kaylen Fox (Sahuaro).
Kylee Martin (Sahuaro) and Brianna Lewis (Tucson).
Madi Nash (Sahuaro) and Kendall Deeter (Mountain View).
Derik Hall (Sahuaro), Tyler Wells, Larry Rembert, Tony Fair, Dylan Holt, Moris Lugo, Jon Cole, Brandon Maddox, Supilani Malei, Tommy Woo, Leon Huey, Christian Maddox, Tommy Lawrence (Mountain View) and Diamante Burton.
Head coach Dave Cosgrove (Catalina), Hugo Kametani, Itsuki Ishihara, Kaskile Zawadi (Cholla), Ricky Gordillo, Martin Cardenas (Sabino) and Nils Roth.
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