Desert View sophomore Serge Gboweiah rushed for 166 yards on 21 carries to help lead the Jaguars past Sunnyside 20-6 in the highly anticipated “Duel in the District” last Friday. Gboweiah also scored a touchdown in the victory to move Desert View to 1-0 to start the season out.
Gboweiah and Desert View will receive a banner from APS Digital Print at practice this week and his team, coaches and family are invited to Wings over Broadway on Thursday for the presentation of the Player of the Week Plaque.
APS Digital Print and the Tucson Conquistadores have agreed to recognized the Football Player of the Week and the awards will culminate with the official Frog and Firkin Southern Arizona All-Star lists in December.
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. Andy was named an Honorary Flowing Wells Caballero in 2019. Contact Andy Morales at firstname.lastname@example.org