Tanque Verde moved to 7-1 on the year thanks to a 54-44 victory at Flowing Wells Thursday night. The Hawks will take a break before heading out to the Lady Titan Winter Hoops Classic slated to start on Dec. 26 at Arcadia High School.
Senior standout Emma Morris scored 10 points in the win, leaving her three points shy of 1,000 career points. The 6-foot-1 wing player will most likely reach the milestone against Horizon (6-6) at the tournament…
ALMOST TO 1,000
Emma Morris, Tanque Verde (997)
Angelina Alcantar, Sunnyside (955)
Milinda Arguellez, Flowing Wells (924)
April Martinez, Rio Rico (875)
Alyssa Franke, Sahuaro (828)
31st Annual Mountain View Wrestling Tournament
Bonita Vista (CA), Bradshaw Mountain, Buena, Chino Valley, Kofa, Marana, Marana Mountain View, Marcos de Niza, Payson, Pueblo, Safford, Show Low, St. John’s, Thunderbird, Walden Grove and Yuma.
Flowing Wells Girls Holiday Shootout
FRIDAY, DEC. 27
Nogales vs. Empire, 9 a.m.
Sunnyside vs. Paolo Verde, 9 a.m.
Georgetown (TX) vs. Desert Christian, 10:30 a.m.
Walden Grove vs Buena, 10:30 a.m.
Sahuaro vs. Kofa, noon
Marana vs. Thatcher, noon
Rincon/UHS vs. Amphitheater, 1:30 p.m.
Flowing Wells vs. Catalina Foothills, 1:30 p.m.
Second Round Games: 3-7:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, DEC. 28
Bracket Play: 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
Sabino Boys Basketball Holiday Tournament
FRIDAY, DEC. 27
Sahuaro vs. Flowing Wells, 9 a.m.
Amphitheater vs. Desert View, 10:30 a.m.
Flowing Wells vs. Gregory School, noon
Kofa vs. Desert View, 4:30 p.m.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org