Sunnyside & Cienega win Soccer Showcase Championships

Sunnyside Boys (Juan Alberto Photo)

Arizona Soccer Showcase

Dec. 27-31: Reach 11 Sports Complex

The Sunnyside boys went 5-0 to capture the championship of the Arizona Soccer Showcase Black Division. More on the win HERE.

The Blue Devils also won the preseason BRANDON BEAN.

Sunnyside 2, Desert Vista 1
Sunnyside 4, Maryvale 2
Sunnyside 4, Casteel 0
Sunnyside 2, Downey (CA) 1
Sunnyside 5, Brophy 1

The Cienega boys went 4-0 to capture the Maroon Division title.

Cienega 3, Mountain Pointe 0
Cienega 2, Flagstaff 1
Cienega 1, St. Thomas (Houston) 0
Cienega 3, Sunnyslope 2

Cienega a 3, Liberty 0

The Marana girls lost to Mesa Mountain View in the Silver Division Championship game Monday morning.

Marana 3, Sunrise Mountain 0
Marana 3, AZ College Prep 0
Marana 1, La Joya 0

Mesa Mountain View 1, Marana 0

Cienega Boys (Courtesy Photo)

Walden Grove Soccer Invitational

Jan. 2-5

Wednesday, Jan. 2
Nogales vs. Walden Grove, 9:30 a.m. (B)
Desert View vs. Amphitheater, 11:30 a.m. (G)
Rio Rico vs. Sabino, 12:30 p.m. (B)
Sahuaro vs. Walden Grove, 2 p.m. (G)
Desert View vs. Cholla, 3 p.m. (B)

Thursday, Jan. 3
Desert View vs. Mountain View, 9:30 a.m. (B)
Sahuaro vs. Amphitheater, 11 a.m. (G)
Nogales vs. Sabino, 12:30 p.m. (B)
Walden Grove vs. Desert View, 2 p.m. (G)
Rio Rico vs. Walden Grove, 3:30 p.m. (B)

Friday, Jan. 4
Sahuaro vs. Desert View, 9:30 a.m. (G)
Nogales vs. Rio Rico, 11 a.m. (B)
Sabino vs. Walden Grove, 12:30 p.m. (B)
Cholla vs. Mountain View, 3:30 p.m. (B)

Palo Verde Girls Soccer Invitational

Jan. 2-5

Wednesday, Jan. 2
Cholla vs. Palo Verde, 10 a.m.
Sahuarita vs. Flowing Wells, 11:45 a.m.
Tanque Verde vs. Douglas, 1:30 p.m.
Sabino vs. Casa Grande, 3:15 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 3
Palo Verde vs. Tanque Verde, 10 a.m.
Casa Grande vs. Sahuarita, 11:45 a.m.
Douglas vs. Cholla, 1:30 p.m.
Flowing Wells vs. Sabino, 3:15 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 4
Douglas vs. Palo Verde, 10 a.m.
Cholla vs. Tanque Verde, 11:45 a.m.
Casa Grande vs. Flowing Wells, 1:30 p.m.
Sabino vs. Sahuarita, 3:15 p.m.


McGlumphy-Comaduran Wrestling Tournament
Jan. 4-5: Benson High School

Benson, Catalina Foothills, Bisbee, Douglas, Pima, Thatcher, Chandler Prep, Catalina, Sabino, Amphitheater, Empire, Tombstone and St. David.


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 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

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