The All Sports Tucson High School Sports Preview Show was fortunate to have members of the Sabino football team at Wings Over Broadway last night, including head coach Ryan McBrayer and the APS Digital/Frog & Firkin Player of the Week, Derek Sanchez.
COVID-19 cancellations prevented us from presenting Sanchez with a banner by APS Digital Print and a game ball supplied by Frog & Firkin for his teammates to sign at Sabino’s field.
Sanchez and senior teammates A.J. Skaggs, Luke Thompson and Alex Pobloske joined him at Wings Over Broadway at Camino Seco with McBrayer and assistant coaches.
Sanchez earned the honor for his two-interception performance that included a Pick-6, reception touchdown and kickoff return for a touchdown in Sabino’s 61-3 win over Empire on Nov. 20. A week before that, Sanchez hauled in two touchdown passes in the last minute from Skaggs as Sabino rallied to beat Sahuaro.
This video shows the banner and football presentation and an interview with Sanchez and McBrayer:
This video shows an interview with Pobloske, Skaggs and Thompson about their seasons ending abruptly and how they are handled it admirably:
This video is of myself and my brother Andy discussing the state semifinal round of the playoffs tomorrow:
Open Division: Salpointe Catholic at Chandler Hamilton at 7 p.m.
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