Legendary Salpointe soccer coach Wolfgang Weber was inducted into the Arizona High School Coaches Hall of Fame on Sunday. Under Weber, the Lancers have won nine state titles, with four runner-up finishes and 36 region titles. Weber’s overall record is 733-18-27.
The ceremony was held at the Arrowhead Country Club in Glendale. Other inductees included Reedy David (Alchesay boys basketball), David Hines (track and cross country at Mesa and Red Mountain); Gary LaFevers (baseball at Buckeye, Hayden and Chaparral); Jerry Mullin (Seton Catholic softball) and Richard Taylor (Centennial football).
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