FC Tucson Women moved to 3-0 on the year holding off Atomic City FC 1-0 last Saturday night in Las Vegas on a goal from Caitlyn Maher in the 39th minute of play. Maher took a deep 40-yard pass from Haley Harris and she took it the rest of the way for the lone goal.
Tucson stands alone at the top of the Desert Conference standings with nine points and the Arizona Arsenal Soccer Club is next with a 2-0 record and six points. The new WPSL program will host Tucson Friday night at the Bell Bank Park in Mesa at 7 p.m. in a very important match in the league.
Las Vegas (1-2) offered some assistance to Tucson with a 2-1 win over SC del Sol last Sunday to drop the team from Phoenix to 1-1 this summer. Tucson will host SC del Sol on Sunday night at 7 at the Kino North Stadium.
El Paso Surf is 0-4 on the year and SC del Sol still has two matches with El Paso down the stretch.
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