Roskruge wins TUSD Middle School Basketball & Volleyball Championships

(Courtesy Photo)

The Roskruge boys’ basketball team went 13-1 on the year and 4-0 in the TUSD Tournament to win the district championship. Adam Gonzalez led the Pumas by averaging 13.6 points a game.

The Roskruge girls’ volleyball team went 10-2 to capture the TUSD middle school championship. According to the coach Eddie Contreras, the Pumas have been to five straight TUSD final fours, two straight championship game appearances with a record of 40-6 in the last four seasons.

Girls’ Volleyball Tournament
Oct. 2 Fickett, 2-0 (20-10, 20-14)
Oct. 3 Rose, 2-0 (20-13, 20-14)
Oct. 16, McCorkle, 2-1 (20-14, 11-20, 20-11)
Oct. 19 Gridley, 2-0 (20-16, 20-18)

Araceli Arellano
Mireya Barreras
Ariana Bettini
Alexis Bojorquez
Bryanah Diaz
Dayanarra Dixon
Ariella Duarte
Marisol Duarte
Nevaeh Garcia
Alejandra Gudino
Anastajia Hall
Lizette Lopez
Julissa Lopez
Abigail Mariscal
Mia Mejia
Litsy Meza
Virginia Molina
Isabella Montano
Sophia Montaño
Rubi Moreno
Anna Stover
Esperanza Valencia
Zeta Zajac Sarmiento

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Boys’ Basketball Tournament
Sept. 28 Robins, 74-25 (Gonzalez 27, Coleman 12)
Oct. 3 Dietz, 66-41 (Garcia 15, Gonzalez 11)
Oct. 16 Mansfeld, 47-37 (Gonzalez 15, Amado 10)
Oct. 19 Pistor, 41-34 (Gonzalez 13, Garcia 13)

Elias Aguilar
Juan Amado
Carlos Alvarez
Francisco Argote
Joseph Bailey
Esteban Benitez
Marcus Coleman
Julian Cruz
Leo Cruz
Dana Dixon
Pedro A Encinas
Pedro S Encinas
Robert Escalante
Elias Ferran Gonzalez
Joseph Garcia
Adam Gonzalez
Alvin Palacios
Noé Romo
Cruz Urena
Andre Villalobos


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 Andy was named a Local Hero by the Tucson Weekly for 2016. Contact Andy Morales at


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