Salpointe standout senior Cade McGee announced his commitment to play for Gonzaga on Tuesday. McGee (6-1, 195) batted .571 with three RBI to help lead the Lancers to a 4-0 record before the season was cut short last spring. An infielder and a right-handed pitcher, McGee made seven appearances on the mound in his career and he was part of the 2019 4A state championship.
McGee took the mound in the seventh inning of that championship game against Mesquite and he picked up the save in the 4-3 victory. It was the first championship in program history.
@LancerHardball 4A state champions #azpreps365 pic.twitter.com/tq80s2Lxuw
— Andy Morales (@AndyMorales8) May 14, 2019
Gonzaga is an NCAA Division I program located in Spokane and the Zags compete in the West Coast Conference.
Excited to announce my commitment to play division 1 baseball at Gonzaga University. Huge thanks to my friends, family, and coaches who have gotten me to this point. #ZAGSUP @troskybaseball @CoachRuiz_TN pic.twitter.com/DtYtqeJpvY
— Cade McGee (@CadeMcGee27) August 18, 2020
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Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014, he was awarded the Ray McNally Award in 2017, a 2019 AZ Education News award winner and he has been a youth, high school and college coach for over 30 years. He was the first in Arizona to write about high school beach volleyball and high school girls wrestling. 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 and he is a member of the Amphi COVID-19 Blue Ribbon Committee. Contact Andy Morales at email@example.com