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Buena football standout Isaac Benoit to play for Sioux Falls

Buena RB/OLB Isaac Benoit has announced his commitment to play for the University of Sioux Falls, joining Colts teammate Dominic Avant, an offensive tackle who made his pledge to the Cougars on Tuesday.

Benoit finished the shortened season with 158 yards rushing at 7.2 yards per carry to help the Colts to a 2-2 record. He also collected 11 tackles.

Located in South Dakota, the Cougars compete in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) as an NCAA D-II affiliate. Five players from the Phoenix area are on the current roster.

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A total of 18 local players have committed or signed:


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 amoralesmytucson@yahoo.com

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