Lancer Baseball Classic Semifinals: Catalina Foothills, Nogales, CDO & Saguaro

Catalina Foothills head coach Jim Baldwin led the Falcons to the biggest upset of the day with a 7-4 win over top-seeded Blanchard. (Andy Morales/


Lancer Baseball Classic
Mar. 19-23: Reid Park Annex

Thursday, March 22
No. 8 Catalina Foothills 7, No. 1 Blanchard (Ok) 4
Joel Collier with the win. Dante DeNiro triple. Chris Kowalcek 2-4 with a double. Sam Gustafson 2-3.

No. 2 Nogales 10, No. 7 Empire 3
Gerardo Martinez win. Alec Acevedo 2-4 with triple. Jorge Bojorquez 3-4 with triple and double. Braden Boisvert two doubles for Empire.

No. 6 Canyon del Oro 7, No. 3 Staley (MO) 6
No. 5 Saguaro 7, No. 4 Redlands (CA) 6

Friday, March 23
Flagstaff vs. Buena, 9 a.m.
Sunnyside vs. Rio Rico, 9 a.m.
Salpointe vs. Yuma, Noon
Desert View vs. Blanchard, Noon
Cholla vs. Staley, Noon
Rincon/UHS vs. Mountain View, Noon
Marana vs. Empire, 3 p.m.
Pueblo vs. Redlands, 3 p.m.

No. 8 Catalina Foothills vs. No. 5 Saguaro, 3 p.m.
No. 2 Nogales vs. No. 6 Canyon del Oro, 3 p.m.



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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