Tucson High School Sports

VOLLEYBALL: Valley Union fights back to defeat Immaculate Heart 3-2 in 1A action

Grace Aroz led Immaculate Heart with six kills and four aces. (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)


No. 13 Valley Union survived a scare in the 1A Conference race Tuesday night by mounting a five-set comeback to defeat No. 26 Immaculate Heart, 19-25, 19-25, 25-23, 25-20 and 15-7. The win improved the Blue Devils’ record to 7-4 overall and 4-0 in the 1A South Region while the Knights dropped to 2-7 and 0-2.

No. 6 St. David (10-2, 6-0) is still in control of the region with No. 8 Bowie/San Simon (7-1, 3-1) keeping pace. The top two teams in 1A South Region will get an automatic bid to the 16-team state tournament and there will only be six at-large berths available…

STORY AT AZPreps365.com

(Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)


Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014 and he was awarded the Ray McNally Award in 2017 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 was named a Local Hero by the Tucson Weekly for 2016. Contact Andy Morales at AMoralesMyTucson@yahoo.com


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