HOLIDAY HOOPS: Tucson wins Prescott Lady Badgers Winter Classic

Tucson High (Courtesy Photo)

Tucson High went 4-0 to capture the championship of the Prescott Lady Badgers Classic. Tucson beat Mohave 56-7 on Friday, Phoenix Country Day 61-21 Friday night, Kellis 52-18 Saturday afternoon and Apollo 60-55 Saturday night.

The Salpointe girls took third place with wins over Williams (53-19) and Cibola (53-29) on Friday, a 61-53 loss to Apollo in the semifinal round and a 68-23 win over Kellis Saturday night.


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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