14 athletes from a high school in Southern Arizona are taking part in the NCAA Baseball Tournament slated to start this Friday. There are 56 in the field from the state of Arizona.
Sahuarita has the most with four and Salpointe has three.
For Softball, six athletes from Southern Arizona play for Arizona and there are nine total from Arizona.
Ironwood Ridge has the most with three former athletes.
George Arias, Tucson (Jr. RHP)
Chris Barraza, Sahuarita (Jr. RHP)
Drew Calloway, Sabino (Fr. LHP)
Cade McGee, Salpointe (Fr. RHP)
NEW MEXICO STATE
Alex Bustamante, Canyon del Oro (Jr. RHP)
Noah Estrella, Flowing Wells (Jr. RHP)
Ryan Grabosch, Salpointe (So. C)
Kevin Jimenez, Nogales (Jr. INF)
Edwin Martinez-Pagani, Sahuarita (Jr. INF)
Ian Mejia, Sahuarita (So. RHP)
Brendon Rodriguez, Sahuarita (Gr. LHP)
Jack Rogers, Salpointe (Fr. INF/OF)
Jacob Wiltshire, Sabino (Fr. INF)
Braden Boisvert, Empire (Jr. UT)
SOFTBALL WORLD SERIES
Blaise Biringer, Cienega (So. INF)
Devyn Netz, Ironwood Ridge (So. P/INF)
Izzy Pacho, Ironwood Ridge (Jr. C/INF)
Carlie Scupin, Tucson (So. INF)
Allie Skaggs, Ironwood Ridge (So. UT)
Bailey Thompson, Canyon del Oro (Gr. C)
Named one of “Arizona’s Heart & Sol” by KOLD and Casino del Sol, Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014, he was awarded the Ray McNally Award in 2017 and a 2019 AZ Education News recognition. He was 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 and his unique perspective can only be found here and on AZPreps365.com. Andy is a 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. He earned a Distinguished Service Award from Amphitheater and he was recognized by City Councilman Richard Fimbres. Contact Andy Morales at email@example.com