Tucson Youth Sports

Tucson Youth Football and Spirit Federation Begins National Tournament with Cheer Squads, 14U All-Stars, 10U Southwest Rams

Tucson will be represented by four units — two football teams and two cheer squads — at the American Youth Football Nationals at Kissimmee, Florida, starting today.

The teams are the Tucson Youth Football and Spirit Federation Cheer Elite, Cowboys Cheer, 10U Southwest Rams and 14U All-Stars.

The 14U All-Star Team, coached by former Pueblo High School and Arizona standout Clarence “Bam” McRae, begins action today at 2 p.m. (Tucson time) against Manatee of Sarasota County, Fla. Here is the bracket:

The game will be streamed live. Click on this to access. It does cost $24.99 to watch today’s games and $149.99 for the whole week.

The 10U Southwest Rams start their tournament tomorrow at 10 a.m. against the CLCF Chiefs of Cranston, R.I. That game can be accessed via a live stream by clicking on this link. Again, a $24.99 daily fee is required or $149.99 for a whole week’s viewing. Here is the bracket:

The cheer competition for the Tanque Verde Cowboys and TYFSF Cheer Elite squads does not start until Saturday for the Cowboys cheerleaders. The Cheer Elite squad will compete starting next Sunday. We will have more information about these cheer squads, including their rosters, when that competition gets closer.


TYFSF photo

Here is the roster of the 14U All-Star Team:


33 Alexandro Vargas Felix/Oro Valley Dolphins

77 Giovanna Arenas/Tucson Raiders

75 Jaime Charles/Marana Broncos

13 Luis Cordova/Tucson Raiders

98 Jacob Cota/Tucson Redskins

85 Frank Dicochen/Southwest Rams

99 Jose Roberto Heredia/Tucson Raiders

63 Julian Lopez/Tucson Raiders

7 Leland Marshall/Tucson Redskins

70 Jayden Noperi/Marana Broncos

56 Brayden Wolfe/Vail Vikings

55 Sa’Kylee Woodard/Oro Valley Dolphins

Reserve All-Star Linemen
60 Kennedy Ellsworth/Tucson Wildcats
38 Martin Gonzalez/Tucson Redskins
86 Hector Reyes/Tucson Redskins
55 Izaiah Reyes/Southwest Rams

Savaughn Berryhill’s jersey. Brother of Arizona receiver Stanley Berryhill III (TYFSF photo)

Skill Players

11 Chris Acuna/Tucson Raiders

36 Joe Alba/Oro Valley Dolphins

25 Diego Arellano/Southwest Rams

5 Jackson Banhie/Sahuarita 49er’s

86 Savaughn Berryhill/Tucson Falcons

25 Chance Cassel/Oro Valley Dolphins

23 Edgardo Flores/Sahuarita 49ers

22 Ciaosen Fuller/Tucson Raiders

5 Samario Garcia/Tucson Raiders

34 Orlando Gonzalez/Tucson Raiders

1 Cameron Hackworth/Tucson Raiders

4 De Sean Jaiman/Sahuarita 49ers

17 Michael Brody Jones/Oro Valley Dolphins

14 Chase Laux/Oro Valley Dolphins

30 Kaden Luke/Oro Valley Dolphins

5 Tyler Martinez/Oro Valley Dolphins

7 Gabriel Smith/Sahuarita 49ers

33 Devon Waxwood/Tucson Falcons

Reserve All-Star Skill Players
Dylan Carrillo/Tucson Redskins
88 Zavian Lopez/Marana Broncos
24 Tristan McClelland/Oro Valley Dolphins
4 Josiah Thornwell/Southwest Rams
43 Manny Morales/Tucson Raiders
50 Jaimie Ramirez/Marana Broncos


10U Southwest Rams

10U Southwest Rams photo

Here is the roster of the 10U Southwest Rams:

1 Roman Granillo

2 Anthony Soto

3 Anthony Sanchez

4 Robert Medrano III

5 Jaylee Abraham

6 Juan Maldonado

7 Jayden Guadarrama

9 Anthony Ybarra III

10 Anthony Cunes

11 Cristian Salgado

12 Juan Moreno Jr.

14 Eric Barcelo

17 Nikolai Nunez

19 Xavier Dicochea

20 Isaac Villa

21 Roman Tellez II

24 Giovanni Leyva

32 Felipe Bryant Lopez

40 Ramses Canez

41 Cashton Spruce

42 Oscar Flores III

48 Xavier Sarabia Galligan

51 Francisco Heredia Jr.

52 Samuel Westrope

58 Aiden Medina

87 Tomas Salcido IV

90 Juan Ortega Jr.

99 Oscar Mares


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