Tucson High School Sports

Ashley Menne wins Nighthawk Golf Invitational; Salpointe’s Mackenzie McRee takes second & Catalina Foothills standout Maya Benita takes third

Mackenzie McRee (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

Nighthawk Invitational: Omni Tucson National: August 23-24


Xavier Prep standout Ashley Menne shot a 10-under-par 133 to capture the Ironwood Ridge Nighthawk Invitational held at the Omni Tucson National. Menne shot a 6-under 67 on Friday on the Catalina Course and a 4-under 66 on the Sonoran Course on Saturday.

Salpointe standout Mackenzie McRee finished seven strokes back for a 3-under 140 (69-71), Cactus Shadows standout Kylee Loewe (73-68) and Catalina Foothills standout Maya Benita (75-66) tied for third place with a 2-under 141.


Maya Benita (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)


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 AZPreps365.com. 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. Andy was named an Honorary Flowing Wells Caballero in 2019. Contact Andy Morales at amoralesmytucson@yahoo.com

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