My brother and Andy and I discuss this week’s state playoff schedule that involves Southern Arizona schools in our latest podcast. We will also talk about Rio Rico’s hire of Jeff Scurran to be its new football coach and his propensity for making moribund programs winners in a fast rate, the reclassification of schools starting next year and the upcoming winter sports.
FRIDAY PLAYOFFS SCHEDULE
No. 7 Scottsdale Notre Dame (8-3) at No. 2 Salpointe (9-2)
No. 6 Desert View (10-1) at No. 3 Goodyear Desert Edge (9-2)
No. 9 Cienega (8-3) at No. 1 Scottsdale Horizon (9-2)
No. 12 Canyon del Oro (7-4) at No. 4 Glendale (10-1)
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ALLSPORTSTUCSON.com publisher, writer and editor Javier Morales is a former Arizona Press Club award winner. He is a former Arizona Daily Star beat reporter for the Arizona basketball team, including when the Wildcats won the 1996-97 NCAA title. He has also written articles for CollegeAD.com, Bleacher Report, Lindy’s Sports, TucsonCitizen.com, The Arizona Republic, Sporting News and Baseball America, among many other publications. He has also authored the book “The Highest Form of Living”, which is available at Amazon. He became an educator five years ago and is presently a special education teacher at Gallego Fine Arts Intermediate in the Sunnyside Unified School District