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2021 Southern Arizona Girls Golf All-Stars

(Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson)

Salpointe senior Mackenzie McRee won her second state championship this year and Ironwood Ridge senior Raina Ports finished the season as the highest ranked golfer from Southern Arizona and the seventh best in the state regardless of classification.

Ironwood Ridge head coach Doug Kautz led the Nighthawks to their third straight championship.

ALL-SOUTHERN ARIZONA

Golfer of the Year
Mackenzie McRee, Sr. Salpointe

Top Performer of the Year
Raina Ports, Sr. Ironwood Ridge

D-I Golfer of the Year
Ella Walsh, Fr. Rincon/UHS

D-II Golfer of the Year
Zoe Newell, Jr. Ironwood Ridge

Super Sophomore
Lily Huether, Salpointe

Freshman of the Year
Lucy Newell, Ironwood Ridge

D-I Freshman of the Year
Ella Walsh, Rincon/UHS

D-II Freshman of the Year
Zaida Wise, Sabino

Coach of the Year
Doug Kautz, Ironwood Ridge

D-I Coach of the Year
Darryl Carlson, Rincon/UHS

D-II Coach of the Year
Scott Evans, Salpointe

ALL-FIRST TEAM
Mackenzie McRee, Sr. Salpointe
Raina Ports, Sr. Ironwood Ridge
Zoe Newell, Jr. Ironwood Ridge
Hannah Ports, Sr. Ironwood Ridge
Celia Schrecker, Sr. Ironwood Ridge
Marley Moncada, Sr. Cienega
Makenna Brown, Sr. Ironwood Ridge
Susie Gietl, Sr. Salpointe

ALL-SECOND TEAM
Zaida Wise, Fr. Sabino
Lily Huether, So. Salpointe
Ella Walsh, Fr. Rincon/UHS
Lucy Newell, Fr. Ironwood Ridge
Mia Cesarek, Jr. Catalina Foothills
Akyra Kay, Jr. Salpointe

ALL-THIRD TEAM
Gina Lee, So. Catalina Foothills
Hannah Lee, Sr. Rincon/UHS
Emarie Sooter, Sr. Sabino
Rylee Koebnick, Sr. Sahuarita
Rylie Crane, Sr. Catalina Foothills
Myranda Moreno, Sr. Tucson
Jilliana Stopani, Sr. Cienega

ALL-FOURTH TEAM
Zufan Girard, Fr. Canyon del Oro
Gertrude Munoz, So. Flowing Wells
Savannah Welch, Sr. Cienega
Greta Johnson, Fr. Salpointe
Mia Gonzales, Fr. Sunnyside
Olivia Munoz, Jr. Flowing Wells
Gabrielle Matty, Fr. Catalina Foothills

ALL-FRESHMAN FIRST TEAM
Mia Gonzales, Sunnyside
Zaida Wise, Sabino
Ella Walsh, Rincon/UHS
Lucy Newell, Ironwood Ridge
Zufan Girard, Canyon del Oro
Greta Johnson, Salpointe
Gabrielle Matty, Catalina Foothills
Kalliyen Kay, Salpointe

ALL-FRESHMAN SECOND TEAM
Branaugh Stowell, Walden Grove
Tyler Boldrey, Salpointe
Akayah Samaniego, St. Augustine
Alyssa Brunsvold, Mountain View
Ava Seaton, Walden Grove
Eva McCurdy, Walden Grove
Gabriella Morales, Cholla

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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, 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 and he earned a Distinguished Service Award from Amphitheater. Contact Andy Morales at amoralesmytucson@yahoo.com

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