Salpointe comes up short in 4A title game to Shadow Mountain

(Andy Morales/

Salpointe (16-16) junior Luc Rosenblatt scored a career high 24 points, with 6-of-8 from beyond the arc, to give the Lancers a shot and fellow junior Orion Ochoa also came up big with 17, going 7-7 at the free throw line.

“Luc is our quiet leader from day one,” said Salpointe head coach Jim Reynolds. “He has the pulse of our team and we are going to need everyone to contribute if we are going to continue to grow. It wasn’t just two guys tonight.”



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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