16U Cobras finish successful summer with two championships

Kino Summer League (Courtesy Photo)

The Cobras went 16-5-3 this summer with two impressive tournament victories. The team, comprised of Flowing Wells and Cholla standouts, won the Kino Baseball Summer League 16U Championship and the Baseball Showcase High Heat 16U Championship last week.

Jeff Brown, Flowing Wells
Antoni Dorado, Flowing Wells
Zack Fitzgerald, Flowing Wells
Ruben Gamez, Flowing Wells
Genaro Moran, Cholla
Danny Nuñez, Cholla
Julian Nuñez, Flowing Wells
Louie Padilla, Flowing Wells
Carlos Ramirez, Flowing Wells
Jesse Ramirez, Flowing Wells
Shelby Sanders, Flowing Wells
John Thompson, Flowing Wells
Derek Villegas, Flowing Wells
Coach Corey Fitzgerald
Coach Louie Padilla

High Heat (Courtesy Photo)


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 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. Contact Andy Morales at


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