Little League: Past Southern Arizona Champions


2008 Pusch Ridge (Little League Photo)

2008 Pusch Ridge (Little League Photo)

Nogales is 2-0 at the Junior League Baseball West Regional in Vancouver, Washington. The Arizona representative plays Washington tonight at 7 p.m.

Here’s a look at the World Series champions from Arizona. Five of the six championships have come from Southern Arizona with Sunnyside collecting two of them:

Arizona World Series Champions

1992 Junior League Baseball
Sunnyside Little League

2000 Senior League Softball
Santa Cruz Valley-Eloy
(Co-Ed, won by forfeit)

2008 Junior League Softball
Pusch Ridge Little League

Pusch Ridge Roster
Alexis Aguirre (Canyon del Oro/Yavapai/Eastern Arizona)
Kayla Bonstrom (Canyon del Oro/Stanford)
Megan Duran (Ironwood Ridge)
Casey Fisher (Ironwood Ridge/Brown)
Katie Flaten (Ironwood Ridge)
Makayla McAdams (Ironwood Ridge/New Mexico State)
Sammi Noland (Canyon del Oro/Nebraska/Oregon State)
Nicole Reidhead (Ironwood Ridge)
Lauren Robinson (Ironwood Ridge/Northwest University)
Jordan Rocker (Ironwood Ridge/Auburn)
Sarah Rodriguez (Ironwood Ridge)
Elle Sneyd (Ironwood Ridge)
Maria Valencia (Ironwood Ridge)
Micah Wenzel (Ironwood Ridge/Northwest University Soccer)
Manager: Rob Wenzel
Coach: Steve Noland,
Coach: Greg Sneyd

2009 Junior League Baseball
Mountain View LL – Scottsdale

2013 Little League Softball
Sunnyside Little League

(Little League Photo)

(Little League Photo)

Sunnyside Roster
Alexandra Tapia
Alexis Anderson
Alyssa Ortiz
Anacely Gutierrez
Angel Sallas (Desert View)
Arlett Arreola (Desert View)
Danitza Aguirre
Destyni Payan
Jaylen Marquez
Jazmin Ayala
Viviana Orantez
Yannira Acuña (Salpointe)
Zuleika Barnett
Manager: Manuel Tapia
Coach: Rene Ayala
Coach: Sam Gutierrez

2014 Intermediate League Baseball
Nogales National Little League

(Little League)

(Little League)

Nogales National Roster
Aaron Solis
Jonathan Lopez
Dustin Bermudez
Paul Carreno
Cesar Martinez
Mario Duarte
Jesus Robles
Jorge Bojorquez
Feny Rodriguez
Luis Andrade
Gabriel Estrada
German Fajardo
Jesus Ochoa
Alex Ramos


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Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014 and has been a youth, high school and college coach for over 30 years. His own children have won multiple state high school championships and were named to all-state teams. Competing in hockey, basketball, baseball and track & field in high school, his unique perspective can only be found here, on and on the pages of the Vail Voice and the Tanque Verde Voice. Contact Andy Morales at


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