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2021 Southern Arizona Girls Cross Country All-Stars

Salpointe head coach Mike Urbanski led the Lancers to a second place finish in the state Division III race and his top runner, Kylie Wild, picked up her second state championship in a row. Wild’s best time of 17:29.2 (PR) is also the third best in the state regardless of division.

LINK: COMPLETE STATE RESULTS

Runner of the Year
Kylie Wild, Jr. Salpointe

Division I Runner of the Year
Abigail Kurgat, Fr. Rincon/UHS

Division II Runner of the Year
Taylor McCue, Jr. Catalina Foothills

Division III Runner of the Year
Kylie Wild, Jr. Salpointe

Division IV Runner of the Year
Kyra Floyd, Sr. Pusch Ridge

Freshman of the Year
Araceli Gonzales, Pueblo

Coach of the Year
Mike Urbanski, Salpointe

ALL-SOUTHERN ARIZONA

THE STATE SEVEN
Kylie Wild, Jr. Salpointe (D-III Champion)
Taylor McCue, Jr. Catalina Foothills (D-II Third)
Beatrice Honebrink, Sr. Ironwood Ridge (D-II 15th)
Alex Montano, So. Salpointe (D-III 12th)
Maria Fernanda Ruiz de Chavez, Sr. Salpointe (D-III 13th)
Kyra Floyd, Sr. Pusch Ridge (D-IV Ninth)
Amity Hall, Sr. Benson (D-IV 14th)

FIRST TEAM
Kylie Wild, Jr. Salpointe
Taylor McCue, Jr. Catalina Foothills
Maria Fernanda Ruiz de Chavez, Sr. Salpointe
Beatrice Honebrink, Sr. Ironwood Ridge
Mariza Chavez, So. Marana
Emma Francone, Sr. Salpointe
Loni Jorgensen, Jr. Catalina Foothills
Kyra Floyd, Sr. Pusch Ridge
Alex Montano, So. Salpointe
Libby Shields, Sr. Marana
Chloe Thome, Jr. Canyon del Oro
Natalie Flores, Jr. Cienega

SECOND TEAM
Delaney Kaminski, Sr. Canyon del Oro
Riley Becker-Kopke, Jr. Catalina Foothills
Anaelle DePoint, Sr. Salpointe
Sara Garmon, Fr. Ironwood Ridge
Bella Caldwell, Jr. Salpointe
Araceli Gonzales, Fr. Pueblo
Cassidy Davidson, So. Cienega
Julie Lewelling, Sr. Ironwood Ridge
Amity Hall, Sr. Benson
Reatta Danhof, Jr. Ironwood Ridge
Brandy Alfaro, Fr. Catalina Foothills
Trinity Markowski, Fr. Sabino

ALL-DIVISION I
Amy Smith, Jr. Rincon/UHS
Abigail Kurgat, Fr. Rincon/UHS
West Claire, Jr. Tucson
Amelia North, Fr. Rincon/UHS
Sydney Horton, So. Rincon/UHS
Briana Levengood, Jr. Tucson
Emily Gracia, So. Rincon/UHS
Rylee Linares Salrin, So. Tucson
Amanda Howard, Jr. Rincon/UHS
Makena Wheeler, Jr. Rincon/UHS
Ella Johnson, So. Rincon/UHS
Alma McCune, So. Tucson

ALL-DIVISION II
Taylor McCue, Jr. Catalina Foothills
Beatrice Honebrink, Sr. Ironwood Ridge
Mariza Chavez, So. Marana
Loni Jorgensen, Jr. Catalina Foothills
Libby Shields, Sr. Marana
Chloe Thome, Jr. Canyon del Oro
Natalie Flores, Jr. Cienega
Riley Becker-Kopke, Jr. Catalina Foothills
Delaney Kaminski, Sr. Canyon del Oro
Sara Garmon, Fr. Ironwood Ridge
Araceli Gonzales, Fr. Pueblo
Cassidy Davidson, So. Cienega

ALL-DIVISION III
Kylie Wild, Jr. Salpointe
Maria Fernanda Ruiz de Chavez, Sr. Salpointe
Alex Montano, So. Salpointe
Anaelle DePoint, Sr. Salpointe
Emma Francone, Sr. Salpointe
Bella Caldwell, Jr. Salpointe
Trinity Markowski, Fr. Sabino
Riley Amarillas, Fr. Walden Grove
Sophia Rico, Jr. Salpointe
Alonna Hannibal, Jr. Mica Mountain
Taylor Baca, Fr. Sahuarita
Eva Bruce, Sr. Sabino

ALL-DIVISION IV
Kyra Floyd, Sr. Pusch Ridge
Amity Hall, Sr. Benson
Ella Allred, So. Benson
Madison Grizzle, So. Pusch Ridge
Journey Fleishman, Sr. Pusch Ridge
Sadie Webb, Fr. Benson
Lauren Potts, Fr. Pusch Ridge
Lilly Dobbins, So. Desert Christian
Ilse Wischki, Jr. Pusch Ridge
Sara Njoroge, Fr. Pusch Ridge
Emily Tarro, Fr. Pusch Ridge
Ainsley Hepworth, Fr. Willcox

LINK: BOYS SWIM ALL-STARS

LINK: GIRLS SWIM ALL-STARS

LINK: BOYS GOLF ALL-STARS

LINK: GIRLS GOLF ALL-STARS

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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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