Salpointe standout Lathan Ransom named APS Digital Player of the Week

Lathan Ransom (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

Salpointe standout Lathan Ransom rushed for 82 yards and pulled down 89 yards receiving to help Salpointe defeat Cactus 54-8 Friday night. Ransom finished with three TDs and he also collected five tackles in the victory.

The win moved Salpointe to 3-0 on the year and the Lancers will visit Tucson (3-2) next Friday.

APS Digital Print and the Tucson Conquistadores have agreed to recognize the Football Player of the Week and the awards will culminate with the official Frog and Firkin Southern Arizona All-Star lists and celebration in December.

Ransom will be receiving his APS Digital Player of the Week banner at practice this week.


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 amoralesmytucson@yahoo.com

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