Tucson over Flowing Wells in an Epic 5-set Match

Agave Frankenberger (4) and Darren Zhuo (10) (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson)


It’s going to take a bit of work for Tucson High to climb high enough in the rankings to qualify for the 6A playoffs but a 3-2 win over Flowing Wells Monday night could set the Badgers in the right direction. On the other hand, Flowing Wells is on the edge of making the 5A playoffs but the team is currently headed in the wrong direction after dropping three matches in a row. It’s going to be an interesting stretch the rest of the way for both programs.

Tucson (6-6) started the night ranked No. 23 in the upper division and Flowing Wells (5-6) was No. 17 in 5A with the top 16 teams guaranteed a spot in the playoffs slated to begin on May 8…



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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