Salpointe over Canyon del Oro 8-0

Sienna Gonzales (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson)


Salpointe standout Sienna Gonzales paced Salpointe to an 8-0 win at Canyon del Oro Thursday night, giving the Lancers an early 1-0 record. Gonzales recorded a hat-trick on the night and Anissa Fernandez found the net twice. Trinity Morales also scored twice and she picked up two assists along the way.

Paris Mikinski got the Lancers going with a goal in the 17th minute and then a flurry of shots followed and the Lancers went into the half with a 5-0 lead and three more goals over the next twenty minutes brought the mercy rule into play and the match was ended at the 60th minute mark…


Kelly Pierce is in her fourth year with the Lancers and she picked up her 75th victory including 23 wins in a previous stint at Mountain View Marana.

Kelly Pierce won two titles playing for Salpointe and two more as a coach. She picked up her 75th victory as a head coach. (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)


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. He was the first in Arizona to write about high school beach volleyball and high school girls wrestling. 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 and he is a member of the Amphi COVID-19 Blue Ribbon Committee. Contact Andy Morales at amoralesmytucson@yahoo.com

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