PIMA ALL-AMERICAN SOCCER STANDOUT ERNESTO OSORNIO TO PLAY FOR BUTLER
Pima soccer standout Ernesto Osornio (Glendale Ironwood) signed on to play or Butler on Wednesday. Osornio was named a two-time NJCAA Division II Second-Team All-American, a two-time First Team All-ACCAC and First Team All-Region I, Division II player. He earned a spot on the 2022 United Soccer Coaches Junior College Division II Men’s All-American Team.
FORMER BENSON PITCHER EMILY DARWIN TO PLAY FOR GCU
Former Benson and Yavapai standout Emily Darwin announced her commitment to play for GCU.
FORMER CDO AND PIMA CATCHER ANDREW STUCKY TO PLAY FOR UTSA
Former Canyon del Oro standout and current Pima catcher Andrew Stucky committed University of Texas at San Antonio. UTSA competes in Conference USA. Stucky graduated from CDO in 2021.
FORMER CIENEGA AND PIMA INFIELDER BRAEDEN MONDEAU TO PLAY FOR BYU
Former Cienega standout Braeden Mondeau to play for BYU. Mondeau graduated from Cienega in 2021 and he signed with Pima out of high school.
MARANA SENIOR KENNY RHEIN TO PLAY BASEBALL FOR COCHISE
Marana senior standout Kenny Rhein batted .344 for the Tigers last year and pitcher/utility player signed to play for Cochise College next year.
SABINO STANDOUT SANTO CHIRCO AND FOOTHILLS STANDOUT TANNER AROS TO PLAY FOR HASTINGS
Sabino standout catcher Santo Chirco announced his commitment to play for Hastings College as did Catalina Foothills catcher Tanner Aros.
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