Former CDO standout Tristan Peterson to play baseball for the Washington Wild Things

Former Canyon del Oro baseball standout Tristan Peterson signed to play professionally with the Washington Wild Things of the Frontier League. Located south of Pittsburgh, the Wild Things are currently 28-27 on the year after winning four games in a row.

Peterson was a member of the Dorados state championship squad of 2015 before moving on to play for Kansas. He transferred to Howard Junior College as a sophomore before graduating from New Mexico State where he was an All-WAC selection and an Academic All-American. He was an All-Pac-12 selection this past year when he completed his graduate season with Washington State.


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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