2021 Southern Arizona Boys Golf All-Stars

Ironwood Ridge sophomore Brasen Briones won the Division II state championship and Salpointe Jr. Carlos Astiazaran finished the year as the top ranked player from Southern Arizona.

Ryan Bais led the Nighthawks to a top ten finish in the rankings regardless of classification.


Golfer of the Year
Brasen Briones, So. Ironwood Ridge

Top Performer of the Year
Carlos Astiazaran, Jr. Salpointe

D-I Golfer of the Year
Nathan Romero, Sr. Marana

D-II Golfer of the Year
Drew Bowers, Sr. Ironwood Ridge

Super Sophomore
Jacob Medina, So. Ironwood Ridge

Freshman of the Year
Finn Meister, Catalina Foothills

D-I Freshman of the Year
Jackson Rose, Marana

D-II Freshman of the Year
Wyatt Charnoki, Salpointe

Coach of the Year
Ryan Bais, Ironwood Ridge

D-I Coach of the Year
Brian Johnson, Marana

D-II Coach of the Year
Steve Armenta, Salpointe

Carlos Astiazaran, Jr. Salpointe
Brasen Briones, So. Ironwood Ridge
Drew Bowers, Sr. Ironwood Ridge
Luis Lopez, Sr. Sahuarita
Jake Myre, Sr. Sabino
Finn Meister, Fr. Catalina Foothills
Nathan Romero, Sr. Marana

Jackson Rustand, Jr. Sabino
Jacob Medina, So. Ironwood Ridge
Diego Medina, Sr. Nogales
Zander Los, Sr. Ironwood Ridge
Jayden Schmitz. So. Ironwood Ridge
Beckett Carlson, Jr. Canyon del Oro
Dominic Swick, Sr. Marana

Wyatt Charnoki, Fr. Salpointe
Chase Pickering, Fr. Salpointe
Kaden Boyter, Sr. Sahuarita
Tyler Tosca, Fr. Catalina Foothills
Spencer Chan, Jr. Catalina Foothills
Gustavo Acosta, Sr. Nogales
Jens Benedict, Jr. Catalina Foothills

Colton Boone, Jr. Douglas
Jackson Rose, Fr. Marana
Kiran Glenn, Sr. Mountain View
Raymundo Ruiz, Sr. Nogales
Joey Herron, Jr. Sabino
Austin Rabenneck, So. Catalina Foothills
Luis Romero, Jr. Nogales

Finn Meister, Catalina Foothills
Wyatt Charnoki, Salpointe
Chase Pickering, Salpointe
Tyler Tosca, Catalina Foothills
Jackson Rose, Marana
Griffin Wedman, Sabino

Ryan Schultz, Canyon del Oro
David Martinez, Jr., Tucson
Zane Moffitt, Canyon del Oro
Mark Fimbres, Cienega
Diego Acosta, Nogales
Alan Philemore, Desert View
Dylan Maynard, Sahuarita



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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