Tucson High School Sports

Golf Preview: 50 Top Returners from Southern Arizona

Catalina Foothills standout Maya Benita (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

Top returners based on 2018 finish. There are several entering freshman who will definitely impact the game on both sides and a few of the athletes listed below may not return.

GIRLS I/D-II GOLF

2018 TEAM SECTION CHAMPIONS
D-II: Catalina Foothills (Section I)
D-II: Sahuaro (Section II)

2018: INDIVIDUAL SECTION CHAMPIONS
D-II: Alexandra Quihuis, Salpointe (Section I)
D-II: Halley Hughes, Sahuaro (Section II)

2018 TEAM STATE RESULTS
D-II: Ironwood Ridge: Runner-up
D-II: Salpointe: 4th Place
D-II: Catalina Foothills: 5th Place
D-II: Sahuaro: 8th Place
D-II: Canyon del Oro: 11th place

2018: INDIVIDUAL TOP STATE RESULTS
D-I: Angelica Martinez, Tucson: 30th Place
D-II: Mackenzie McRee, Salpointe: State Champion
D-II: Maya Benita, Catalina Foothills: Runner-up
D-II: Alexandra Quihuis: 3rd place
D-II: Raina Ports: 4th Place

GIRLS TOP 25 PROJECTED RETURNERS
Maya Benita, Sr. Catalina Foothills
Raina Ports, So. Ironwood Ridge
Hannah Ports. So. Ironwood Ridge
Mackenzie McRee, So. Salpointe
Libby Axen, Jr. Catalina Foothills
Marley Moncada, So. Cienega
Susie Gietl. So. Salpointe
Maddie Greene, Jr. Rincon/UHS
Rylie Crane, So. Catalina Foothills
Angelica Martinez, Jr. Tucson
Madeline Fay, Jr. Canyon del Oro
Celia Schrecker, So. Canyon del Oro
Kaitlyn Hsu, Sr. Canyon del Oro
Hannah Pak, Jr. Cienega
Caroline Axen, Jr. Catalina Foothills
Cassidy Morrow, Jr. Sahuaro
Kaylee Jewkes, Jr. Ironwood Ridge
Rylee Koebnick, So. Sahuarita
Mason Rawls, Sr. Cienega
Hannah Lee, So. Rincon/UHS
Maddie Conway, Sr. Catalina Foothills
Kamryn Redlin, Jr. Sahuaro
Lauren Graffam, Sr. Salpointe
Makenna Brown, So. Ironwood Ridge
Madi Nagelhout, Jr. Marana

BOYS D-I/D-II GOLF

2018 TEAM SECTION CHAMPIONS
D-I: Cienega: Section VII Champion
D-II: Salpointe: Section I Champion
D-II: Walden Grove: Section II Champion

2018: INDIVIDUAL SECTION CHAMPIONS
D-I: Dallan Graybill, Rincon/UHS (Section VII)
D-II: Brock Oberdank, Sabino (Section I)
D-II: Gabriel Escalera, Walden Grove (Section II)

2018 TEAM STATE RESULTS
D-II: Salpointe: 8th Place
D-II: Ironwood Ridge: 10th Place
D-II: Catalina Foothills: 12th Place

2018: INDIVIDUAL TOP STATE RESULTS
D-I: Dallan Graybill, Rincon/UHS: 4th Place
D-II: Albert Quihuis, Salpointe: 13th Place

BOYS TOP 25 PROJECTED RETURNERS
Max Krueger, Jr. Salpointe
Gabriel Escalera, Jr. Walden Grove
Daniel Henely, Jr. Cienega
Jarrod Johnson, Sr. Ironwood Ridge
Luis Lopez, So. Sahuarita
Diego Guerrero, Jr. Cienega
Isaac Ruiz, Sr. Buena
Albert Quihuis, Jr. Salpointe
Zander Los, So. Ironwood Ridge
RayJ Ramirez, Jr. Sabino
Devin Ackermann. Jr. Mountain View
Ethan Seppla, Jr. Canyon del Oro
Jackson Huether, Sr. Salpointe
Drew Bowers, So. Ironwood Ridge
Mateo McNew, Sr. Salpointe
Kaden Boyter, So. Sahuarita
Andrew Rivas. Sr. Canyon del Oro
Brock Nehls, Sr. Rincon/UHS
Charlie Curtis, Sr. Catalina Foothills
Cory Tertel, Sr. Catalina Foothills
Ammon Winstead, Sr. Cienega
Keith Sanderson, Sr. Rincon/UHS
James Velasquez, Jr. Walden Grove
Kyle Irvin, Sr. Cienega
Jorge Ruiz, Jr. Nogales

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