Pueblo came back to beat Sahuaro 60-56

(Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson)


Down 48-33 with just over seven minutes left, No. 5 Pueblo went on a 27-8 run the rest of the way to secure a 60-56 victory over No. 2 Sahuaro in an important 4A Conference match played at home Wednesday night.

Victoria Cazares led all scorers with 30 points and the senior standout came up big at the free throw line, making nine shots in the final 2:53 of the game. Cazares also started the game on a roll with nine early points to help lead the Warriors to a 14-6 lead in the first quarter but the Cougars went on a run of their own to take a 30-22 lead at the half….


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 amoralesmytucson@yahoo.com

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