All Decade Football Team: QB Andrew Cota

Andrew Cota, Sunnyside/Salpointe

7,554 yards passing from 2010 to 2013 (Third most in Southern Arizona history)
2013 State Championship (12-0)
2012 Semifinals (12-2)


Rhett Rodriguez, Catalina Foothills 8,694 (2013-2016)
NOTABLE: Most yards ever for Southern Arizona and 2016 State Runner-up.

Trenton Bourguet, Marana: 7,612 (2015-2018)
NOTABLE: Second most yards for Southern Arizona.

1 Rhett Rodriguez, Catalina Foothills 8,694 (2013-16)
2 Trenton Bourguet, Marana: 7,612 (2015-18)
3 Andrew Cota, Sunnyside/Salpointe, 7,554 (2010-13)
4 Reggie Robertson, Sahuaro 7,106 (1996-99)
5 Brian Chason, Tucson Christian: 6,408 (1982-85)
6 Tyler D’Amore, Ironwood Ridge: 5,915 (2008-10)
7 Adriell Alvarado, Cienega: 5,910 (2012-15)
8 Adam Rodriguez, Desert View: 5,774 (1985-89)
9 Jovoni Borbon, Buena: 5,666 (2016-19)
10 Justice Summerset, Mountain View: 5,264 (2013-15)
11 Alex Lopez, Walden Grove: 5,062 (2017-19)

Coach of the Decade
Dennis Bene, Salpointe


Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014, he was awarded the Ray McNally Award in 2017, a 2019 AZ Education News award winner 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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