Frog & Firkin Football Week 6 History


5A South Mountain (1-1) at 6A Tucson (0-2)
Two meetings: Tucson beat South Mountain in 1962 and South Mountain beat Tucson in 1988 in the state playoffs.

5A Ironwood Ridge (2-1) at 5A Salpointe (2-0) (AIA Game of the Week)
Salpointe leads 6-2 since 2007. Ironwood Ridge won the last game in 2014.

5A Gilbert (1-2) at 5A Nogales (2-0)
Gilbert is 4-0 over Nogales since 1982 but the teams haven’t played since 1985.

5A Mountain View (1-1) at 5A Millennium (2-1)
The first game between the two.

5A Buena (1-1) at 5A Sunnyside (2-1)
Sunnyside leads the series 27-11 but Buena is 2-1 since 2017.

5A Marana (3-0) vs. 5A Flowing Wells (1-2) at Amphi
Flowing Wells leads 24-14-1 since 1954.

5A Cholla (1-2) at 4A Empire (1-2)
Empire is 3-1 over Cholla since 2013. Cholla won 31-7 in 2019.

4A Catalina Foothills (1-2) at 4A Canyon del Oro (0-3)
Canyon del Oro is 12-2 against Catalina Foothills dating back to 2001.

4A Rio Rico (0-2) at 4A Pueblo (1-1)
Pueblo leads Rio Rico 7-1 with Rio Rico winning in 2013.

(CA) Granite Hills (3-2) at 4A Walden Grove (2-1)
Walden Grove beat Lordsburg, NM in 2012. This is the first California team on the schedule.

3A Coolidge (2-2) at 4A Mica Mountain (0-0)
This is Mica Mountain’s first varsity game.

3A Snowflake (3-1) at 3A Pusch Ridge (4-0)
Snowflake is 2-0 against Pusch Ridge since 2018 by a combined score of 48-13.

3A Bourgade Catholic (2-2) at 3A Sabino (2-2)
The first game between the two.

3A Safford (4-0) at 3A Sahuarita (0-4)
Safford leads 26-7 since 1974.

2A Glendale Prep (0-4) at 2A Santa Cruz (2-2)
First game between the two.

2A Santa Rita (0-3) and 2A Bisbee (2-2)
Bisbee is 3-1 over Santa Rita dating back to 1972.

2A Willcox (4-0) at 2A North Pointe Prep (0-4)
The first game between the two programs.

2A Tanque Verde (2-2) at 2A San Tan Charter (1-3)
First game between the two.

2A Catalina (1-3) at 2A Tombstone (1-2)
The first meeting.

2A Benson (2-1) at 2A Veritas Prep (2-2)
Benson has outscored Veritas Prep 84-19 in two wins over the last two seasons.

1A Baboquivari (2-0) at 1A Duncan (1-3)
Duncan is 11-3 over Baboquivari dating back to 1972. Baboquivari hasn’t won since 1978.

1A San Manuel (4-0) at 1A Ft. Thomas (1-2)
The first meeting between the two programs.

1A Valley Union (2-2) at 1A St. David (3-1)
St. David leads Valley Union 41-25 dating back to 1949.

BYES: 5A Cienega (1-2), 5A Rincon/UHS (1-2), 4A Amphitheater (2-1), 5A Desert View (2-0).
NOT AVAILABLE: 4A Sahuaro (0-2), 4A Douglas (1-1).


1A Baboquivari at 1A St. David


4A Douglas at 4A Casa Grande


6A Tucson at 5A Rincon/UHS
6A Mountain Pointe at 5A Buena
5A Salpointe at 5A Saguaro
5A Sunnyside at 5A Cholla
5A Desert View at 5A Marana
5A Notre Dame at 5A Mountain View
5A Flowing Wells at 5A Nogales
5A Campo Verde at 5A Cienega
5A Ironwood Ridge at 4A Canyon del Oro
4A Marcos de Niza at 4A Amphitheater
4A Arcadia at 4A Pueblo
4A Walden Grove at 4A Deer Valley
4A Rio Rico at 3A Sahuarita
3A Sabino at 4A Sahuaro
3A Thatcher at 4A Empire
2A Willcox at 2A Tombstone
2A Pima at 2A Benson
2A Santa Rita at 2A Tanque Verde
2A Morenci at 2A Bisbee
2A Santa Cruz at 2A Coolidge
2A Catalina at 2A Sequoia Pathway
1A St. David at 1A San Manuel
1A Ft. Thomas at 1A Valley Union

BYES: 5A Catalina Foothills, 4A Mica Mountain, 3A Pusch Ridge, 1A Baboquivari


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, became a member of the Sunnyside Los Mezquites Cross Country Hall of Fame in 2021 and he was a member of the Amphi COVID-19 Blue Ribbon Committee. Contact Andy Morales at amoralesmytucson@yahoo.com

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